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Now that we’ve entered Guatemala, we feel more we are in the real Central America, or also known as Latin America. Not that Belize doesn’t have a strong Spanish language and culture influence, but the English legacy, the slow pace, apparent order of things and the lack of population gives Belize a laid back feel […]

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Unpretentious like its name, Pasta per Caso (literally meaning “pasta by chance”) is a small italian trattoria, selling a simple menu and offering a petite and very cozy outside dinning area. There’s just a few seats, 12 in total, and the place gets full easily, which means you will eat side by side with other […]

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The day starts early and with the first sun rays and the birds’ chirp, the last few remainders of the night’s magic fly away. It’s time to prepare breakfast, there’s plenty of hungry mouths waiting to be fed. She left the masa resting during the night, covered by a cloth, and now it’s time to start moulding it into […]

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I don’t know how many countries in the world have lost population throughout history, but in Belize once lived more than a million people and today they are shy of 340k. It’s clear they are trying to recover from that with the highest growing population rate of the region (roughly 3%), but it will take […]

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As soon as we landed, we felt the pace of the country: a local band was playing some kind of traditional music in the airport and everything was moving at a very slow pace. It was an airport but, despite the obvious security, everything looked very relaxed, we had just arrived to the former British […]

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On the Western Highway, between Belize City and Belmopan and a few miles after Belize Zoo, there’s a little haven “where friends meet”. Amigo’s Restaurant and Bar is a relaxed place, with a simple but tasty menu offering local dishes, like tamales and burritos, or more westernised burgers and sandwiches, also being a hangout point […]

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