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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on May 14, 2013

Belizian food to highlight Placencia Lobsterfest

Creole, Mayan, Garifuna, Caribbean, European, cuisine on the beach! If you’re thinking about a trip to Belize this summer, and particularly if you like trying new food experiences, you should consider the weekend of June 28 – 30 when Placencia, Belize is set to hold it’s 15th annual Lobsterfest! The Placencia Lobsterfest is a grand celebration of the opening of the lobster season

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on December 5, 2012

The early days in Placencia, Belize

When we first started running sea kayaking tours in Belize we were kind of inventing things as we went. There wasn’t anyone else doing it and there were no examples to follow. Our first trips launched from a sandy beach just past the end of the sidewalk in the little town of Placencia. Our guests would camp there the first night and then the next morning we would set out in our sea kayaks lo

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 3, 2012

Slickrock’s history featured on Tacogirl blog

Recently I was a guest blogger on the premier Belize blog, Tacogirl. We exchanged some emails, and Tacogirl asked to use one of my emails in an upcoming blog post. Of course I said yes! In this email I reminisced about Slickrock’s very old days when we based our sea kayak trips out of Placencia, Here is her post, with some old pictures I sent her from our original days way back when: http://

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on June 15, 2011

Exploring Belize in the mid-80s

Slickrock’s first foray into Belize was in 1986, when I was running river trips in nearby Chiapas, Mexico. I had heard that Belize’s barrier reef would be an ideal location to run sea kayaking tours, so I drove over from Palenque with my friend Scott Davis and 5 sea kayaks to explore the reef and figure out a workable itinerary. Our first adventure was with Belize Customs, where they impounded

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