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Ruins Ruins and more Ruins

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Or as my English friend calls them,"Crumblies". Belize is loaded with Mayan ruins that have been discovered and partially excavated with more discoveries every year. It has been said that during the most prosperous times, the population in the area may have been over 10 million inhabitants. Here is a list of the discoveries just in Belize so far. From my own experience here, I see a few missing from the list. Bak Bi Tun, Buena Vista and Chan Chich for example. Actun Tunichil Muknal Altun Ha Baking Pot Barton Creek Cave Cahal Pech Caracol Cerros Chaa Creek Colha Cuello...

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The Original Highways of Belize

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These are the main rivers of Belize. Belize has a total of 35 major and minor river catchments or watersheds which drain into the Caribbean Sea. Maybe you have had the chance to enjoy or travel down some of them. Northern watersheds Hondo River Blue Creek Chan Chich River Booth's River New River Fresh Water Creek Northern River Central watersheds Belize River Mopan River Macal River Sibun River Manatee River Southeastern watersheds Mullins River Big Creek North North Stann Creek Freshwater Creek Sittee River Cabbage Haul Creek South Stann Creek Big Creek South Mango Creek Plantation Creek Sennis River Monkey...

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About the Founder of Caribbean Spice Belize

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Herbs and Spice, and everything nice has allowed Chef Libby Vidrine to create one of the best kept cuisine secrets in Belize, Central America

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Caves Caves and More Caves!

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Below shows a list of just a few caves in Belize with known depths and lengths. Many of these are easy for visitors to explore! Caves Cave Depth (m) Length (m) Actun A 7,000 Actun Box Ch'iich' 183 Actun Check 4,500 Actun Lubul Ha 3,750 Actun Nab Nohol inferior 4,500 Actun Tun Kul 160 18,000 Great Blue Hole 124 Caves Branch Cave Hitch Tulz 3,000 Petroglyph Cave 3,000 St Herman's Cave 3,800 Not to mention one of my favorites, Rio Frio Cave pictured below.  

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How is Sea Salt Made?

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I fell in love with sea salt on a trip to Puerto Rico back in the 90s. We stumbled on them at the end of a road just on a sight seeing adventure to see where the road would take us. The salt flats crystals looked like diamonds in the sun, the colors were pink, purple and blue like a treasure chest just opened and spilled in the sea.  Breaking off a chunk I tasted it and never knew how salt really tasted, from there I made sea salt my go to choice.  Sea salt is produced through evaporation of...

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