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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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