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The World Didn’t End: Maya in Belize

October 22, 2013


Lamanai: El Mundo Maya by AnneLise Sorensen BELIZE “It looks fake,” says the Canadian, peering through his sunglasses at a reptilian hump in the distance. Our paint-flecked boat – Mrs. Cristina – glides closer, nosing marshy reeds. Captain Ignacio cuts the engine, and water ripples gently over the ridged torso, which remains motionless. “Yeah, it’s just […]

The morning commute in Belize? A couple of minutes in flip-flops from bed to beach.

November 16, 2010


by AnneLise Sorensen “Go slow” is the motto on Caye Caulker, which is pretty much the only speed your golf cart will travel. Here, a couple of iguanas crossing the sandy lane is a traffic jam. Chilling out is the way of life, reggae the music, and five lazy paces the distance from your beach […]

Indulge in the Jungle

October 27, 2010


by AnneLise Sorensen It’s all in the mud. Plumbed from the earth, this is the kind of rich goop that you’ll happily smear on your body parts, then submit to its rejuvenating tingle while reclining in a cabana, eyes closed against the warm sun, and hold on – is that a howler monkey? Belize’s Maruba […]