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Scientists Discover New Threats to Corals


Scientists Discover New Threats to Corals - Most corals thrive only in shallow waters, where there is enough light for them to grow. But the rapid rise in sea level, due to the melting of polar ice, is making these conditions increasingly scarce.

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"Dramatic" New Maya Temple Found, Covered With Giant Faces
"...Some 1,600 years ago, the Temple of the Night Sun was a blood-red beacon visible for miles and adorned with giant masks of the Maya sun god as a shark, blood drinker, and jaguar. Long since lost to the Guatemalan jungle, the temple is finally showing its faces to archaeologists, and revealing new clues about the rivalrous kingdoms of the Maya...." See on www.readability.com
2012 Placenia Lobsterfest Photography
Belize in Social Media alt Photos from the 2012 Placencia lobsterfest in Belize. See on www.facebook.com
Birdwatching/Nature Walks

Expert tour guides offer guided walks to look at birds. There are over 100 species found on the Caye, some of which are rarely seen elsewhere. The white-crowned pigeon, rufous-necked wood-rail, and black catbird are commonly seen here. Other creatures may be encountered on these nature walks, such as, the saltwater crocodile.


Dancing is a favorite nighttime sport on Caye Caulker. Holiday celebrations and fundraisers always include dancing, sometimes to live music.


diningCaye Caulker has 25 restaurants offering Belizean and international cuisine, including fresh seafood with lobster, conch and red snapper being seasonal specialties. Also available are Belizean beef steaks, other meats and fresh fruits and vegetables, and home made bread and other bakery items.


Caye Caulker offers nearly two dozen gift shops for your shopping pleasure. A wide variety of gifts, clothes, souvenirs, and t-shirts are available.

Maya Ruins Tour

Mayan RuinsNo trip to Belize is complete without a visit to a Maya Ruin. Tours leave from Caye Caulker across to the mainland through a a beautiful mangrove lagoon and into the village of Bomba. From there you board a van to Altun Ha, Belize's most famous Maya ruin. Or, you can go by boat via the New River to Lamanai, a beautiful ruin set in the rainforest amongst orchids and howler monkeys.