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This Tuesday in my Life. An American Ex-Pat in Belize.

Tuesday. 6:30 am. Every day we awake to the sound of toucans and their peculiar croaking but today my wife and I both comment that it seems there are even more out there today. Our 3 year old daughter, Cyan, … Continue reading

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Escape Your Life For A Week. Challenge Yourself!

Where can you find swamp-witches, Peace Corps volunteers, Rastafarians and world class athletes in heated competition? Belize!
This grand event, set against the backdrop of wild Central American rivers, provided serious refreshment for my soul. It reminded me that adventure, an extraordinary challenge and the camaraderie that they forge make us feel more alive. As all of us returned to our daily lives and we did so knowing that we had conquered an incredible challenge. For me at least, each following day was a little better because of it. Continue reading

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“Dey teef me!” Getting ripped off in Belize

Belize is wonderful, it’s a great place to live, it’s a free country. If I didn’t love living here I would move. It would, however, be irresponsible of me not to mention this issue to people considering a move to Belize. Getting ripped here off is the # 1 challenge for new people in Belize. If you’ve been here for a while and taken your licks, learned a few lessons, maybe it moves to #2.

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Exp-Pats Surviving In Belize

What’s the best way to make a million dollars in Belize? Come with two and leave before you lose the other half!

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La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge

In early March every year Belize hosts the La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge. Paddlers ranging from expert to novice travel from all over the world to compete in this 170 mile, 4 day canoe race in which the British Army keeps the official time. This is by far the largest sporting event in Belize and the crowds cheering on these determined paddlers can reach as many as 60,ooo people Continue reading

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Moving to Belize

In 2004 my wife and I sold our stuff, packed up our 2 children, ages 6 & 3, and moved to Belize without ever having vistited here. Six years and another child later we are still here. Most days we still love it.

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