7 Unique Festivals to Experience in Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Nice roundup of festivals in Belize by a very talented writer/photographer...


"...From scuba diving to hiking up Mayan ruins or caving like Indiana Jones, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities in Belize. You’re probably thinking that you’ve been there and done that in Central America—perhaps in Costa Rica or Mexico.


But more than likely, you haven’t experienced what makes Belize unique from its neighbors: its fusion of Caribbean, African, Latin and Mayan cultures. From a West-Indian style carnival in Belize City to lobster feasts, Garifuna John Canoe dance contests and chocolate celebrations in Punta Gorda, planning a visit around one of the following seven local events will give you unique insight into the melting pot that is Belize—the kind you won’t experience across the border..."