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Livingston - Back to the Caribbean, Guatemala Style!

Livingston was an ideal place to wind-down, reflect on the weeks that had led us there and celebrate Jaimies twenty-sixth birthday!

Livingston is a small town on the only slither of Guatemala on the Caribbean coast, sandwiched between Belize and Honduras. 1,191 more words


The Double-Souled

Soon after arriving in Dandriga, Detective Lucan Walker was compelled by circumstances to change the emphasis of his investigative mission. After all, this was the peculiar Garifuna Zone of southern Belize. 3,698 more words


Hudut for Garifuna day in Belize

On November 19th in Belize is celebrated Garifuna Settlement Day. Belizeans usually go out in downtown Dangriga or Belize City where a parade is happening but we were invited by Rita to her family house for traditional Garifuna food called Hudut that is cooked with fish in coconut milk and eaten with mashed plantain. 182 more words


Tropical maring in Utila

Tuesday 5th – Saturday 9th┬áNovember

The first bus on my way to the Bay Islands was crazy. It seemed to stop whenever the driver felt like it, and a number of weird and wonderful characters would get on when he did to try and peddle us travellers anything from fruit and biscuits, to ‘the new wonder drug, ibuprofen!’ A clown even got on at one point.. 2,021 more words


Rasta Mesa- Livingston, Guatemala

Arriving back in Guatemala was not a simple exercise. The short boat ride from Punta Gorda, Belize to Livingston, Guatemala ran by Memo’s boat service was supposed to be a stress-free Caribbean pleasure. 442 more words


The Garifuna Collective - Mongulu

As Garifuna’s intricate melodies and omnipresent polyrhythms are sipped with care in Freegan Kolektiva’s mobile Hi-Fi you can already let your imagination loose with the official video of “Mongulu”. 19 more words


Was that the Rice and Beans, or the Beans and Rice?

So, everyone’s favorite question when traveling abroad: what’s the best local cuisine? Well, it doesn’t get much more authentic or much more delicious than a well prepared plate of Belizean rice and beans or, if you rather, the beans and rice. 868 more words