Belize

Gros Piton from the summit of Petit Piton. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Peak conditions: taking on the Caribbean’s mountain ranges

The Caribbean is a region of hills and mountains, not just beaches and bays. Maria Sebastian tackles the double challenge of St Lucia’s Pitons, and Janelle Chanona braves the rigours of Belize’s Victoria Peak. Plus vertical adventures in Cuba, Guyana, Dominica, and Trinidad.

Mysteries of the Maya

The Maya may be best remembered for doomsday “predictions.” But real mysteries about Mayan culture can be found in the jungle of Belize.

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CD Reviews – May/June 2012

The new music that is reflecting the region right now.

Out of the Deep: Turtle Watching in the Caribbean

Out of the Deep: Turtle Watching in the Caribbean

As the annual turtle nesting season begins, Merle Gunby watches one of nature's strangest rituals on a Caribbean beach.

Andy Palacio: bard of the Garifuna goes home

Andy Palacio: bard of the Garifuna goes home

Andy Palacio died at the peak of his career. Simon Lee traces the life of the Belizean world music star.

The coral gardens of Belize’s Cockroach Caye

The coral gardens of Belize’s Cockroach Caye

Ecology, history, diving and Belikin beer: Bob Berwyn enjoys an all-inclusive vacation in Belize.

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