ALL ABOUT BELIZE
Where is Belize?
Most people don't
know! It's on the Yucatán Peninsula, just south of Mexico. Click here
for a map of the US and Mexico. Our town,
is about 240 miles south of Cancún -- a favorite vacation destination for North
Americans. Belize is often called one of "the ends of the earth"
because it really isn't on the way to any place else.
nutshell, because they speak English (sort
of.) There are a lot of other good reasons to come here
to visit or even retire. Click here to find out
why you should come on down.
Getting to Belize?
carriers come here. (surprise!?!) Or you can drive down thru Mexico.
Or, you can bring your car on a ferry from Tampa. Click here to check out your
Bring a Vehicle In?
So you think you need your car here? Read all about it here.
The Government of Belize (GOB) pays a lot of its expenses with Taxes and Tarrifs.
Here, you can find an
itemized list of the things that they exact duty on, and how much they
charge (This handy list is new
to the Internet; you used to have to buy a book which cost several hundred
Things You Should Know
about Belize...even (especially) if you live here!!
The Moore House.
interesting approach to living here in Belize.
Belize is a country of diverse people. Victoria Ogaldez
has done a wonderful job of describing Belize and its diversity, and I invite
you to visit her site here.
is a summary of the experiences of an expat tour guide and sea captain from Caye
Caulker who escaped to Florida, and then came back to Belize to retire.
New. This site is just
starting out. It will have all the official statistics on Belize.
Books on Belize.
A list of the books on my bookshelf.
An Overall Look
at Belize is here in the New World Encyclopedia (a new
ref for me)