If you’ve not heard of the name BELIZE, let me be your guide. BELIZE is a country located in Central America, with tropical islands, historical sight and of course, endowed with artistic natural sights. This country has a decent number of little islands. You would be correct if you speculated four hundred and fifty (450).
I’m almost certain you are considering what language these people speak. Probably Belizer. Well no, they communicate in English, as an official language and other different dialects such as Spanish and Creole.
Not at all like other piece of the world, this country does not observe daylight saving time. For this country, situated in Central America does not guarantee winter. Indeed you read right, the nation just has two climate seasons simply like us in Nigeria. The dry season and the rainy season. In plain words, it doesn’t snow in Belize.
Notwithstanding, it can get pretty cold there. 50 degrees.
For the people, most inhabitants are people of colour. They are said to be of african descent. Belize was an agent legislature of Britain however in January 1964, they gained full self government with an ecclesiastical framework. Their business transactions is made with their currency Belize Dollar with a conversion rate Bz$2 to US$1.
As a destination for tourism, the country is a sight to beyond, with clear blue waters, natural mountains, great wildlife, home to jaguar’s, natural monuments and reserves.
What more to talk about than what goes into our stomach. Food yes food.
Belizean food is as yet in its little stages not at an exquisite continental dish to the extent that world cooking goes. That said, do not be discouraged, they also concoct a great deal of food sources from different spots to enhance your pallet.they have a celebrated dish of “Rice and Beans” and there are a large number of different dishes that call Belize home.
What you should know;
Numerous types of cashew trees fill in the woodlands, proving to be fruitful going from eatable to toxic.
Be sure to get fresh fruits, mocktails and cocktails because of the thriving vegetation.
Belize is the solitary country within its geographical location without a coastline on the North Pacific Sea.
When you talk about orchids, Belize is graced with over 400 species. Imagine the sight.
In terms of animals, you can find the mountain cow, the black howler monkey and of course jaguar’s in Belize.
To top it all, there are over 700 Mayan ruins in Belize.
If you want to have a swim with sharks, Belize is the place. The perfect spot Shark Ray Alleys.
Due to the population, less vehicles implies cleaner air. Rainforests are the lungs of the planet, as their job is vital in retaining ozone harming substances and delivering oxygen.
Rainforests likewise help to settle the earth’s environment, house unbelievable greenery and fauna, and produce feeding precipitation all around the globe. And Belize is a home to rainforest. Peaceful, fresh air guaranteed.
If you are looking to find ancient skeletal remains, Belize is your go to as it is home to ancient Mayan ruins.
Finally, the people of Belize are called Belizean. As other people, they have values and uphold certain beliefs. As a religious culture, it is considered bad luck to swim on good friday. Avoid it. They also consider it rude to be addressed by their first name. The locals are fun and loving, also considered as afro-Caribbeans.
Hope you’ve learnt a thing or two.