Mermaids Visit Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Social Scene

- 05-26-2015 -

Divya Wadhwa Celebrates Quinceanos

Divya Wadhwa Quinceanos

One of the most beautiful things that we see in Belize is the integration of cultures amongst the melting pot of diversity in ethnicity that identifies Belize as a multicultural nation. On Saturday, May 16, 2015, Divya Wadhwa of Indian descent celebrated her Quinceaños (15th Birthday) which is a traditional Mestizo celebration. Both cultures came together in one big celebration as Divya held her birthday party at the Rafael Angel Nuñez Auditorium. She entertained her guests with traditional and...

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25 Years Ago

- 05-27-2015 -

Useful Gadgets of Yesteryear in the Village of San Pedro

Useful Gadgets Used in Yester Years In The Village of San Pedro

By Angel NuñezOkay we have seen the charcoal irons, the gasoline and kerosene irons, the comal or hot plate, the egg beater, and the waffle iron. How about a few more for this week as we walk about an old kitchen or house in the tiny village of San Pedro, the home to coconut farmers and fishermen. ICE CREAM MAKER: Yes even in the 1950’s the village folks would enjoy from time to time a good home-made ice- cream, that is, whenever they were able to place their hands on a chunk of ice. My father...

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Flashbacks

- 05-26-2015 -

Man of the Sea and Tour Guide Ambassador Abel Guerrero

Man of the Sea and Tour Guide Ambassador Abel Guerrero

Abel Guerrero Sr. has been a man of the sea all of his life and still has an avid passion for the sea and fishing. Born and raised in San Pedro he was an early whole fish and lobster fisherman.  That makes him an expert with the Hawaiian sling, hand line, spear, cast net, and skin diving. Early in his adult life and with the advent of tourism, Abel transformed himself into a tourist guide now specializing in trolling and the use of rod and reels and fly fishing. He first operated under...

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Restaurant Review

- 03-31-2014 -

Caramba Restaurant Keeps Things Fresh and New

Caramba Restaurant Keeps Things Fresh & New

Have you noticed that when people are impressed with something they go, “Holly Molly”?  Well, in San Pedro people go, “Caramba”! Every year around August, Caramba Restaurant closes for about two weeks during the slow season and takes advantage of the time off. But the time off could hardly be considered “time off” because when the restaurant reopens there is always something new about the place, be it the food, the bar or the dining area; Caramba is always evolving. That ‘something new’ I...

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Room Service

- 09-13-2013 -

Luxury and Hospitality at its Best - San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Luxury and Hospitality at its Best - San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Nestled in the heart of the Cayo District you will find one of Belize’s oldest and finest premier resort, The San Ignacio Resort Hotel. This resort boasts first class amenities and accommodations for locals and international visitors seeking to relax or explore our beautiful Belize. Upon our arrival at the hotel we were greeted with the warmest of smiles from of one the friendliest front desk receptionist, Amaris Wakefield; she immediately made us feel at home. Amaris quickly delivered us a...

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What's Cooking Belize

- 04-29-2015 -

Salpicon The Other Belizean Ceviche!

Salpicon The Other Belizean Ceviche!

A great reunion begins with good family members or friends.  And a perfect reunion or social gathering must have a delicious “boca” appetizer.  This is what this succulent pork smoked salpicon is all about. Ingredients1 Large Tomato1 Large Onion1 Large LimeCilantro1 Strip of Pork Shoulder Steak SeasoningsSaltBlack PepperPepper Sauce or Habaneros Directions Step 1Prepare the pork shoulder to your taste - This recipe is brought to you by Pou's Ceviche Bar and Seafood Restaurant in...

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