BELIZE

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OFFICIALLY BELIZE IS AN ENGLISH-SPEAKING NATION, THOUGH YOU’LL HEAR PLENTY OF SPANISH, CREOLE, GARIFUNA, MAYA AND CANTONESE.

Hey, Mon!

16th August: Undoubtedly, Belize is a curios outpost: one of the greatest culture shocks we’ve encountered on this journey. Latin America has all of a sudden vanished. Entering immigration you can surely be forgiven for thinking you’ve arrived at some US backwater, what with the American accents and dark, officious-looking uniforms. Prince Harry came through this border post in 2012. A commemorative painting adorns the pillar where an official slumps in a chair swatting a fly from the end of his nose. Things are different here. Continue reading “BELIZE”