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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on March 1, 2013

Fun things to do in Belize in early March

If you are heading to Belize in early March, your trip coincides with Baron Bliss Day which has developed into a national festival. So if you are going to be in the neighborhood, why not plan to spend an extra day or two taking in BBD! In recent years the festivities have included a multi-day canoe race, the La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge. The route runs west to east along the Macal and Be

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 9, 2012

Baron Bliss Day

Anyone visiting Belize in early March will be surprised when the entire country shuts down for days for a mysterious holiday called Baron Bliss Day. The country goes wild, it is a huge party. Henry Edward Ernest Victor Bliss, commonly known as Baron Bliss (16 February 1869 – 9 March 1926), was a British-born traveler who willed two million U.S. dollars to a trust fund for the benefit of the citi

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