Belize Travel Articles

 
Paget’s Belize Journal #27
November 18: Dragonflies! Just a quickie. There was a dragonfly hatch yesterday and it is the most amazing thing to have a sky full of dragonflies. There were truly millions of them, all drifting lazily from where they were hatched, somewhere close to the beach to a mangrove swamp just to the northwest of the […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #7
June 30: Leaving Dangriga I was to leave on Tuesday afternoon about 2:00 and had lots of things to take care of – finishing up a project at the office, packing all the hot sauce and belongings, sorting out the tips, etc. So when I left for the office at 8:00am I asked at the […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #17
October 8: A Place to Live, Hooray! My househunting efforts have been successful and I will be moving into an apartment in the next few days! I’m a little apprehensive, it’s been cozy and safe and quiet at Pelican, but I think the timing is about right. I know how to buy groceries and water […]
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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 #26
November 17: Night Noise, Settlement Day I’ve had a restless enough go of it the last two nights that I decided to complain a little. Although there are not enough people here to make a truly difficult noise pollution situation, it can be bad enough. The noise at night and early morning comes from two […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #6
Monday, June 21: Braids, Snakes and Dogs Well, I’m not sure the Caribbean braids are an unqualified success. They’re certainly cooler, but I have to be very careful and wear my hat all the time in order not to get a checkered sunburn on my scalp. Tony and Therese’s 5-year-old daughter said my hair looked […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #16
October 8: The Quadrille, or, Lewis Carrol Ain’t Got Nuthin’ On Us! I offer here, an entire, unedited article from the online version of the Belize Reporter Newspaper – one of four national newspapers in the country (there are no local newspapers). Two of them are produced by political parties, two are not. This one […]
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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 #25
November 12: The Brits; Furniture Therese and I just got back from a trip to the capitol, Belmopan, to talk to the British High Commissioner (a super-ambassador) and his staff about developing a web site. It looks like we’ll get the job, partly because the Brits want to show up the Americans (that is, the […]
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Paget’s Belize Journal #5
Saturday, June 19: Saturday in San Pedro Gradually sorting out what I’m here to do. Last night I went to the annual banquet of the Belize Tourism Industry Association at the grand opening of a convention center facility – banquet, awards, speeches, dance. Only a few differences between this and the run-of-the-mill event those of […]
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