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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on January 5, 2018

Coconutology

Our guests on every trip on the island are fascinated by the amazing numbers of coconuts produced by our palm tree forest, many of which we simply throw away. However, we use coconut in many of our recipes, and we open coconuts for our guests to eat and drink every day. Since we have so much interest in the coconuts, we also give a talk about the many aspects of the nuts and how they are opened an

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 29, 2012

A walk on the island

Want to get an idea of what it’s like to actually be on our Belize island? We’ve blogged on many aspects of our tropical paradise: about our new nature trail on the island, about our garden of coconut trees on the island, about how we learned of a disease that was slowly killing them and , and about our successful fight to save them. Now, thanks to one of our guests, Steve Swisher, you

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on March 22, 2011

Coconuts in Belize

There is probably nothing more closely associated with life on a tropical island than palm trees and their coconuts. As is typically seen throughout the islands of Belize, Long Caye is covered with palm trees; in fact, for many decades the island was a coconut ‘plantation’, with over 1000 coconut palms planted in rows and tended for their production of this valuable fruit. Many of thes

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