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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on October 9, 2013

WiFi Hotspots in Belize City

I live in a small tourist town (Moab, Utah) that, for some odd reason, seems to be extremely well-endowed when it comes to free, open WiFi access. It’s easy to take it for granted. Then, whenever I travel away from Moab I’m always surprised at how difficult it can be to find WiFi access in other cities and towns. So, with that in mind I thought it would be useful for our guests and oth

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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 16, 2012

Slickrock shuttle boat – Batfish!

When you own an island 35 miles offshore in the middle of the Caribbean and you take guests out and back each week, it is a good thing to own your own boat. Many island resorts in Belize do not own a boat but rather use charters or rentals. By owning our own boat, we make certain it is maintained properly and therefore we minimize potential problems with transport to the island. Another thing that

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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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