Serpon Sugar Mill, Belize

Serpon Sugar Mill

Hinting to the short-lived sugar industry in the Stann Creek District, the 19th Century ruins of the Serpon Sugar Mill lies abandoned in its lush green environment. Located and marked by a sign along the...
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Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Some 50 miles southeast of Belize City is Lighthouse Reef Atoll, the most eastern of the atolls and the only atoll with an airstrip. Stretching 30 miles long and eight miles wide, the atoll boasts some of the...
Turneffe Atoll, Belize

Turneffe Atoll

Of the three atolls in Belize, Turneffe is the closest to mainland, about 24 miles east of Belize City and is inhabited by a distinctly different ecosystem. Common to the Lighthouse and Glovers Reef Atoll...

Cahal Pech

The mopan Maya words ‘Cahal Pech’ translate to “Place of the Ticks”. It was given that name in the 1950’s because of the vast number of ticks that flourished the six acre ground formerly used as a...
Altun Ha, Belize

Altun Ha

Altun Ha means “Water of the Rock, which is the Maya translation of the nearby village of Rockstone Pond. Altun Ha was strategically located as a trading center, about six miles from the coast. The site...
Maroon Creole Drum School, Punta Gorda, Belize

Maroon Creole Drum School

The Maroon Creole Drum School is driven to present, preserve and further develop Creole music within Belize. Its mission is to preserve and promote the Kriol Kolcha of Belize and more specifically the...

Warasa Garifuna Drum School

The hands-on way to learn about Garifuna culture Located in the peaceful coastal town of Punta Gorda, Belize, Warasa and its founder, local drummer Ronald Raymond McDonald, provide interactive lessons in...
Orange Walk, Belize

Orange Walk

Northern Belize is home to the largest concentration of Mestizos—a blend of Spanish and Yucatan Maya. Most speak Spanish and are devout Roman Catholics. Strong familial bonds are a trademark of the Mestizo...