Belize Travel Articles

 
Paget’s Belize Journal #37
December 24: Christmas Wishes Christmas wishes for you and yours. Here’s a nice Christmas wish I just got from Kurt, the young programmer here at Naturalight. Worth passing on, I thought. We wish you the courage to be warm, when the world would like you to be cold. We wish you success sufficient to your […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #22
October 23: A Weather Report or, What they think is cold Here’s another Belize weather report for you: GENERAL SITUATION: COLD FRONT AFFECTING THE COUNTRY! TEMPERATURES: HIGHS(TODAY) COASTAL 30C/86F INLAND 30C/86F LOWS(TONIGHT) COASTAL 20C/68 INLAND 16C/61F And that’s what Belize thinks is cold! October 23: Minimum Wage I know it’s foolish to comment on politics […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #36
December 24: This is the Life I know that Oregon and Massachusetts and many other spots also had good viewing for this beautiful, bright full moon and it sounds glorious, but it’s hard to believe it could get any better than my experience here. We went out to Southwater Caye about 2:00 in the afternoon. […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #21
October 19: Hopkins Village Part II There are a few more things I want to relate about my visit to Hopkins before I forget. Hopkins is primarily a fishing village, the fishing boats (really slightly enlarged rowboats in a variety of colors – mostly blues) are just pulled up onto the beach. “Our” boat, that […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #35
December 21: Is it really Christmas? Several of you have had the experience of trying to get into the Christmas spirit in a tropical clime. Just doesn’t work for me. I put up my Christmas lights and got out my presents, wrapped and sent off some others (but not soon enough I fear), helped Tony […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #20
October 19: A Weekend in Hopkins Village Since I didn’t have a new bedstead and I still had quite a few not-so-tiny roommates, I decided to get on the bus and go to Hopkins – a small Garifuna village about 20 miles from Dangriga – for the weekend. It was a good adventure. First, I […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #34
December 15: Tobacco Caye: A “Trip” The plan after my night at the lodge with Capt. Frank, Sgt. Alejandro and the drunk (a Saturday) was that we would meet on the street in front of my house at 7:30 am for our day trip to Tobacco Caye. Now there was a time in my life […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #2
Monday, June 14 Things are going well here in Belize, but it’s taken me this long to get an e-mail connection operating via the account of my hosts Tony and Therese. Weather has been lovely, the rainy season here is so far mostly at night. But we had a righteous thunder and lightening storm on […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #33
December 15: A Belizean Week-end I got a little more adventurous this weekend and ended up with some typically Belizean experiences, unlike my usual mode which is mostly observation. On Saturday night I finally visited a Belizean bar (a real one, not the kind at a resort) with Capt. Frank, Sgt. Alejandro and another guy. […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #19
October 14: Hurricane Irene Just in case you were wondering, here is this morning’s evaluation of our weather GENERAL SITUATION: HURRICANE IRENE NEARING THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF CUBA POSES NO IMMEDIATE THREAT TO BELIZE EXCEPT FOR AN OCCASIONAL BAND OF SHOWERS! We keep a close watch on all tropical waves, hurricanes and so on. The […]
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