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A ACT Australian Capital Territory

accommodations 279-80, 281, see NSW New South Wales also individual locations NT Northern Territory activities 69-82, see also individual Qld Queensland activities SA South Australia Actun Tunichil Muknal 191-2 Tas Tasmania Aguacaliente Wildlife Sanctuary 252 Vic Victoria air travel WA Western Australia air fares 292, 294 airlines 291 airports 291 carbon offset schemes 295 to/from Belize 291-2 within Belize 294 Altun Ha 106-7, 107, 14-15 Ambergris Caye 123-41, 124, 127 accommodations 132-6 activities 126-9 attractions 126 banks 125 drinking 139 emergency services 125 entertainment 139-40 food 136-9 history 123 internet access 125 medical services 125 shopping 140 tourist information 125 travel to/from 140 travel within 140-41 Amigos Wreck 131 Anderson’s Lagoon 234 animal bites 303 animals 59-62 Antelope Falls 229 Antelope Trail 229 Apocolypto 52 Aquarium 157 archaeological sites, see Maya sites architecture 41 ancient Maya 50-1 Spanish Colonial 169, 174 arts 45-7

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Arvigo, Rosita 63, 207, 209 ATMs 287 Ayala, Carlos 146

B Bacalar Chico National Park & Marine Reserve 126 Baldy Beacon 212 Balick, Dr Michael 209 Banquitas House of Culture 164 Baron Bliss Day 98, 99 Baron Bliss Tomb 95 Baron Bliss Trust 98 barracudas 61, 76, 74, 132, 227, see also fishing Barranco 254-5 Barton Creek Cave 193 basketball 48 Baymen 32-4 beer 85 Belize Audubon Society 65, 68, 75, 158, 289 Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System 64 Belize Botanic Gardens 207 Belize Central Prison 113 Belize City 91-106, 93, 96-7 accommodations 99-101 activities 95-8 attractions 94-5 banks 92 dangers 94 drinking 102 emergency services 92 entertainment 102-3 food 101-2 history 91 internet access 92 medical services 92 shopping 103-4 tourist information 94 tours 98 travel to/from 104-6 travel within 106 Belize City Centre 103 Belize District 89-119, 90 Belize International Film Festival 47, 99 Belize Tourist Village 104 Belize Zoo 113-14 Bellerjeau, Bill & Jenny 181 Belmopan 188-90, 189

Benque Viejo del Carmen 208-11 Benque Viejo del Carmen Fiesta 209 Benque Viejo House of Culture 208 Be Pukte Cultural Center 202 bicycling 48, 129, 147-8, 278, 294 Big Drop Falls 229 Big Rock Falls 212 Bio-Itzá 278 Bio-Itzá Reserve 278 Biotopo Cerro Cahuí 269 Bird Caye 117 birds 61-2, see also bird-watching bird-watching 60, 61-2, 81, 148-9 Belize District 110, 114, 116, 117 Cayo District 179, 186, 187, 192, 193, 194, 200, 204, 208, 210 Guatemala 278 northern cayes 147-8, 158 Orange Walk District 169, 171 Stann Creek District 228, 234, 235, 239 Toledo District 252, 255, 257 Blackadore Caye 156 Bliss, Baron 98 Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts 103 Blue Creek 254 Blue Creek Cave 254 Blue Hole cenote 219 Blue Hole Natural Monument 157-8, 7 boat travel to/from Belize 293-4 within Belize 294-5 boat trips 109, 111, 158, 167, 225, 239, 274, 277-8 Boca del Rio 130 Bocawina Falls 229 Bocawina Hill Trail 229 books 23-4, 31, 32, 38, 57, 288 cooking 83, 84 diving & snorkeling 74, 75 health 300 history & culture 35, 36, 42 Maya culture 50, 51, 209 wildlife 60, 61, 65 Boom Creek 234 border crossings 178, 179, 210, 292-3 Botanical Trail & Butterfly Farm 186 Bowen, Barry 170 Branch Mouth 198

British settlement 32-6 Brodie’s 103 brukdown 46 Bullet Tree Falls 202-4 Bullock, Willoughby 98 bus travel to/from Belize 293 within Belize 295-6 business hours 280 butterflies 180, 186, 188, 193, 206, 208, 248, 256

C Cahal Pech 196-8 canoeing 77 Cayo District 193, 195, 207, 208 Orange Walk District 169, 171 Stann Creek District 229, 234 Toledo District 252, 255, 257 Guatemala 269 Caracol 213-15, 214 car travel driver’s license 296 insurance 297 rental 296-7 road rules 297 to/from Belize 293 within Belize 296-7 Cashew Festival 111 Cathedral 157 Catholicism 43-4 caves Actun Tunichil Muknal 191-2 Barton Creek Cave 193 Blue Creek Cave 254 Che Chem Ha 210 Gibnut Cave 254 Rio Frio Cave 213 St Herman’s Cave 219 Tiger Cave 252 Cave’s Branch 219 cave-tubing 79, 186-7, 219 caving 79-80, 192, see also cave-tubing Caye Caulker 141-55, 143 accommodations 149-53 activities 145-8 attractions 144-5 banks 144 drinking 154-5 emergency services 142 food 153-4 history 142 internet access 142 medical services 142

shopping 155 travel to/from 155 travel within 155 Caye Caulker Forest Reserve 144 Caye Caulker Marine Reserve 144 Caye Caulker Mini Reserve 148 Caye Chapel 156 cayes Ambergris Caye 123-41, 124, 127 Bird Caye 117 Blackadore Caye 156 Caye Caulker 141-55, 143 Caye Chapel 156 Cayo Espanto 156 Half Moon Caye 158, 13 Laughing Bird Caye 73-4, 228 Long Caye 158-9 Man-O’-War Caye 226 Sapodilla Cayes 247 Silk Cayes 228 Snake Cayes 247 Thatch Caye 228 Tobacco Caye 226 itineraries 28 Cayetano, Pen 45, 47, 220 Cayo District 183-215, 185 Cayo Espanto 156 Cedar Cabins Botanical Trail & Butterfly Farm 186 cell phones 288 central cayes 225-8 Centro de Educación e Interpretación Ambiental (CEIA) 277-8 Centro de Información Sobre la Naturaleza 274 Cerros 178-9 Chaa Creek 207-8 Chaa Creek Natural History Center & Butterfly Farm 208 Chagas’ disease 301 Chan Chich Lodge 171-2 Chau Hix 111 Che Chem Ha 210 Chial Road 207-8 children, abuse of 286 children, travel with 79, 132, 281 food 88 health 305 itineraries 29 Chiquibul Road 193-4 Christenson, Dr Allen J 49 cinema 47 climate 20-1, 281-2 coastal develpment 65-6 coastal forests 63

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Coastal Zone Museum 95 Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary 37, 235-7 Columbia Forest Reserve 252 Community Baboon Sanctuary 108-9 consulates 283-4 Copper Bank 179 Coppola, Francis Ford 242 Corozal District 172-82 Corozal Town 172-8, 173 Corozal Town Hall 174 costs 21-2 courses 278 Cousteau, Jacques 38, 69, 70, 75 credit cards 287 Creole drumming 46, 116-18 Creole language 42 cricket 48, 103, 109 Cristo Rey 194 Crocodile Isle 228-9, 4 crocodiles 59, 68, 111, 114, 115, 144, 147, 157, 180, 234, 247 Crooked Tree 110-11 Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary 110-12 cruise-ship tourism 65 Cucul, Marcos 80, 219 Cuello 50, 164 Cuello Distillery 164 Cultura y Artesanía de Petén 274 culture 40-8 currencies 21 customs regulations 282 cycling 48, 129, 147-8, 278, 294 Cypress Garden 131

D dangers 94, 260-1, 282-3 Dangriga 220-5, 221, 16 Deep South 250-8, 251 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) 300 deforestation 66-7 dehydration 304 Delgado, Lola 239 dengue fever 301 Día de los Reyes 222 diarrhea 303 disabled travelers 289 diving 69-76, 71, 5, 6 northern cayes 126-8, 130-1, 145, 156, 157-8 Stann Creek District 226, 227, 228, 230, 238 Toledo District 247

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dolphins 73, 74, 76, 157, 227, 230, 239, 247 dory building 255 dory poling 109 drinks 85-6 drugs 283, 285-6 drum-making 117-18, 224, 239 drumming 11 Creole 116-17, 117-18 Garifuna 152, 225, 230, 255 Drums of Our Fathers Monument 222

E ecolodges 68, 171-2 economy 38-9, 40, 41 ecotourism 38-9, 65-6 El Mirador 274 El Pilar 204 El Pilar Archaeological Reserve for Maya Flora & Fauna 204 El Remate 269-71 electricity 280 embassies 283-4 environmental issues 22-4, 65-8 ethnicity 41-2 ettiquette 88

F Feast of San Luis 253 ferries 180 festivals 34, 86, 284 Ambergris Caye 131-2 Belize City 99 Benque Viejo del Carmen 209 Caye Caulker 149 Crooked Tree 111 Dangriga 222 Placencia 240 Punta Gorda 247 San Antonio 253 San Jose 254 films 47, 52, 70 fish 61, 132, 146 fishing 76-7 Belize District 117 northern cayes 128-9, 147, 156 Stann Creek District 226, 228, 238 Toledo District 247 Five Sisters Falls 212 Flores 272-7, 273 food 83-8, 284 000 Map pages 000 Photograph pages

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Fort Barlee 174 Fort George Lighthouse 95 Free Trade Zone 178 frisbee golf 206 Front Porch 156

G Gales Point Manatee 115-19 Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary 116 Gann, Thomas 252 Garifuna drumming 152, 225, 230, 255 Garifuna people 43, 220, 254-5 Garifuna Settlement Day 85, 222, 16 gay travelers 284-5 geography 57-8 geology 57-8 Gibnut Cave 254 Gibson, Mel 52 Gladden Spit 228 Glover, John 32, 76, 227 Glover’s Reef Atoll 76, 227-8 Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve 227 Godoy, Terryl 47 golf carts 297 Government House 103, 11 Green Hills Butterfly Ranch 193 Green Iguana Exhibit 198 Guanacaste National Park 187 Guatemala 259-78, 261 Bio-Itzá 278 El Péru 272 El Remate 269-71 El Zotz 272 Flores 272-7, 273 language 262-3 money 260 Nakum 271 Parque Natural Ixpanpajul 278 safety 260-1 San Andrés 278 Santa Elena 272-7, 273 Sayaxché 272 Tikal 263-9, 266-7, 14 Topoxté 271 travel to/from 261-2 Uaxactún 271-2 Yaxhá 271 Guerrero, Gonzalo 33 Gulisi Garifuna Museum 220

H Half Moon Caye 158, 13 Half Moon Caye Bird Sanctuary 158 Half Moon Caye Wall 157 hand-cranked ferries 180

handicrafts 287-8, 10 health 299-305 insurance 299 vaccinations 299-300 heatstroke 304 hepatitis A 301-2 hepatitis B 302 hieroglyphics 38, 51, 52, 53-5 hiking 80, 81 Belize District 110-11 Cayo District 207-8, 219 Corozal District 180 Guatemala 269, 278 northern cayes 147-8, 158 Stann Creek District 228, 229, 236 Toledo District 247, 252, 254, 255 history 31-9, see also Maya history & culture Belize City 90 Cayo District 184-6 Corozal Town 172-3 Flores 272-4 northern Belize 161 Punta Gorda 245 southern Belize 217 Tikal 264 hitchhiking 258, 297 HIV/AIDS 19, 45, 209 Hokeb Ha Cave, see Blue Creek Cave Hol Chan Cut 126, 131 Hol Chan Marine Reserve 126 holidays 34, 285 homestays 109, 230, 232, 255, 278 Hopkins 229-33, 231 horseback riding 81-2, 187, 193, 254, 278 horse-racing 48 howler monkeys 108, 111, 229, 235, 254, 269 Hummingbird Highway 218-20 hurricanes 58, 282

I iguanas 60, 111, 114, 115, 144, 198, 228, 235, 254 Image Factory 95, 103 immigration 41-2, 291 Independence Plaza 164 insurance 285 car 297 health 299 internet access 285 internet resources 24 air tickets 294 culture 40, 41, 46

fishing 76 food 88 health 300 history & politics 33, 37, 39 Maya culture 50, 51, 56 wildlife 62, 65 internships, see also volunteering Maya Mountain Research Farm 253 Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary 115 Spanish Creek Rainforest Reserve 110 itineraries 25-30 Cayo District 184 northern Belize 161 northern cayes 122 southern Belize 218 Ixpanpajul Nature Park 278

J jaguars 37, 59, 169, 235, 255, 12 Joe Taylor Creek 247 Jones-Lino, Delone 85 Jungle Height 254

K kayaking 77, 78, 9 Caye Caulker 141, 144, 148-9, 152 Cayo District 179, 210, 219 Guatemala 269 Stann Creek District 227, 228, 234 Toledo District 247, 256, 257 Kekchi Maya 80 King, Emory 47 kitesurfing 79, 129, 147 Kolbe Foundation 113 Kriol language, see Creole language kungo 46

L Laguna 252 Lamanai 50-1, 167-9, 168, 15 Lambey, Jabbar 230, 232, 233 La Milpa 169-70 language 285 Creole/Kriol 42 Spanish 262-3 La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge 48, 195 Laughing Bird Caye 73-4, 228 legal matters 285-6 leishmaniasis 302 leptospirosis 302 lesbian travelers 284-5 Lighthouse Reef 75, 157-9

literature 46-7, 58, see also books travel 23-4 Lobsterfest 149, 240 local voices Arvigo, Rosita 209 Ayala, Carlos 146 Bellerjeau, Bill 181 Jones-Lino, Delone 85 Nesbitt, Christopher 256-7 Young, Emmeth 116-17 Long Caye 158-9 Lubaantun 252

M Maintzunun temple mound 229 malaria 302, see also mosquito bites Manatee Hole 117 manatees 60, 145, see also manatee-watching manatee-watching 116-17, 128, 144, 146, 239 Man-O’-War Caye 226 maps 286 Marie Sharp’s Fine Foods 222 Marion Jones Sporting Complex 103 Maroon Creole Drum School 118 Masewal Forest Garden 202 Matola, Sharon 23, 113 Maya Centre village 235 Maya history & culture 31-2, 49-56 architecture 50-1 calendar system 54, 55-6 counting system 55 gods 50, 53 hieroglyphics 38, 51, 52, 53-5 traditional medicine 63, 209 Maya Mountain Research Farm 253, 256-7 Maya people 164-5, 235, 255, 260 Icaiché Maya 161, 164 Itzá Maya 278 Kekchi Maya 80, 250-1, 252, 254 Mopan Maya 250-1, 252-3, 254 Maya sites 50-1 Actun Tunichil Muknal 191-2 Altun Ha 106-7, 107, 14-15 Barton Creek Cave 193 Cahal Pech 196-8 Caracol 213-15, 214 Cerros 178-9 Chau Hix 111 Che Chem Ha 210 Cuello 164 El Péru 272 El Pilar 204

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El Zotz 272 itineraries 30 Lamanai 50-1, 167-9, 168, 15 La Milpa 169-70 Lubaantun 252 Maintzunun temple mound 229 Mayflower Maya site 229 Nim Li Punit 253-4 Nohmul 164-5 Nohoch Che’en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve 186-7 Pacbitun 193 Santa Rita 174 Sayaxché 272 Tayazal archaeological site 274 Tikal 263-9, 266-7, 14 Topoxté 271 Uaxactún 271-2 Uxbenka 253 Xunantunich 205-6, 206 Yaxhá 271 Mayflower Bocawina National Park 229 Mayflower Maya site 229 MCC Grounds 103 measures 280 medical services 301, see also health medicinal jungle trail 198 Menchú, Rigoberta 39 Mennonite people 44, 167, 170-1, 192 Mestizo people 33, 35-6, 46, 142 Mexico Rocks 130 mobile phones 288 money 21-2, 260, 286-7, see also inside front cover Monkey Bay National Park 114 Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary 114-15, 289 Monkey River 239 monkeys 59 see also howler monkeys moray eels 74, 131, 132, 146 mosquito bites 304, see also malaria motion sickness 300-1 motorcycle travel to/from Belize 293 within Belize 296-7 mountain biking, see bicycling Mountain Pine Ridge Area 211-15, 212 Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve 211 Museo Santa Bárbara 274 Museum of Belize 94-5 museums Coastal Zone Museum 95 Government House 103, 11

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museums continued Gulisi Garifuna Museum 220 Museo Santa Bárbara 274 Museum of Belize 94-5 music 45-6 Myrtle’s Turtle 156

N Nakum 271 National Handicraft Center 103 national parks & wildlife reserves 64-5, 66-7 Aguacaliente Wildlife Sanctuary 252 Bacalar Chico National Park & Marine Reserve 126 Caye Caulker Forest Reserve 144 Caye Caulker Marine Reserve 144 Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary 37, 235-7 Columbia Forest Reserve 252 Community Baboon Sanctuary 108-9 Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary 110-12 El Pilar Archaeological Reserve for Maya Flora & Fauna 204 Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve 227 Guanacaste National Park 187 Half Moon Caye Bird Sanctuary 158 Hol Chan Marine Reserve 126 Mayflower Bocawina National Park 229 Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary 114-15 Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve 211 Port Honduras Marine Reserve 247 Rio Blanco National Park 254 Rio Bravo Conservation & Management Area 169-71 St Herman’s Blue Hole National Park 218-19 Shipstern Nature Reserve 180 Slate Creek Preserve 193 South Water Caye Marine Reserve 226 Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary 109-10 Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary 144-5 Temash-Sarstoon National Park 255 000 Map pages 000 Photograph pages

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Nesbitt, Christopher 171, 256 newspapers 42, 125 Nicholas, Benjamin 47 Nim Li Punit 253-4, 254 Nohoch Che’en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve 186-7 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) 68 northern Belize 160-82, 162 northern cayes 120-59, 121 Northern Lagoon 117

O oil exploration 67-8 Okeke, Stephen 222 Old Belize 112 Orange Walk District 162-72 Orange Walk Town 163-7, 163 Orchid Garden Eco-Village 112-13 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church 209

P Pacbitun 193 Painted Wall 157 painting 47 Palacio, Andy 45, 46, 47 Panti, Don Eligio 209 paranda 46 parasailing 129 Parque Natural Ixpanpajul 278 passports 291 Peck Falls 229 People’s United Party (PUP) 38, 42 Peyrefitte Jr, Ignatius 47 phonecards 288 pine forests 64 pirates & privateers 32-3, 122 Placencia 237-45, 238, 241 Placencia lagoon 239 planning 20-4, see also itineraries plants 62-4 politics 38-9 Pompion Caye 228 Popol Vuh 49-50, 51 population 19, 41 Port Honduras Marine Reserve 247 postal services 287 Poustinia Land Art Park 209-10 pregnancy 305 Price, George 38 Princess Hotel & Casino 103 Privassion Creek 212 Programme for Belize (PFB) 169 Protestantism 43-4 Pueblo Viejo 254

Punta Gorda 245-50, 246 punta rock 45-6

R rabies 302-3 radio 43 Rainforest Medicine Trail 207, 209 Ramos, Thomas Vincent 222 Rancho Dolores 109-10 Rancho Dolores Environmental and Development Group (RDEDG) 109 Red Bank 239 red-footed boobies 62, 75, 149, 158 religion 43-4 responsible travel 40, 73 restaurants 86-7 Rio Blanco Falls 254 Rio Blanco National Park 254 Rio Bravo Conservation & Management Area 169-71 Rio Frio Cave 213 Rio On Pools 213 river-tubing 78-9, 202, 206-7, 236 Rocky Point 126 Rodriguez, Austin 224, 225 Rogers Stadium 103 Romero, George 108 Rosalie’s Tortilla Factory 222 rum 86

S safe travel 75, 132, 282-3, 297 sailing 77-8, 129, 146-7, 238, 247, 8 St Herman’s Blue Hole National Park 218-19 St Herman’s Cave 219 St John’s Cathedral 95 sambai 118 San Andrés 278 San Antonio 194, 252 San Antonio church 253 San Ignacio 195-202 San Jose 254 San José Succotz 205-7 San Miguel 252, 274 San Pedro see Ambergris Caye San Pedro Columbia 251-2 Sanchez, Bobby 239 Santa Elena (Cayo District) 195 Santa Elena (Guatemala) 272-7, 273 Santa Elena (Toledo District) 254 Santa Rita 174 Sapodilla Cayes 247 sculpture 47 Sea King II 98

September Celebrations 99 Serpon Sugar Mill 234 Shark Hole 226 Shark Ray Alley 126, 131, 6 sharks 61, 73, 74, 126, 131, 145, 158, 226, 227 Sharp, Marie 84 Shipstern Nature Reserve 180 Shipyard 167 shopping 233, 287-8 Sidewalk Art Festival 240 Silk Cayes 228 Silk Grass 228-9 Sittee Point 233-4 Slate Creek Preserve 193 snake bites 304 Snake Cayes 247 snakes 60-1, 114, 235, 247, 283, 304 snorkeling 69-76, 77 northern cayes 128, 130-1, 145-6, 156, 158 Stann Creek District 226, 227, 228, 230, 238 Toledo District 247 soccer 48 softball 48 southern Belize 216-58, 217 Southern Lagoon 115-17 South Water Caye 226-7 South Water Caye Marine Reserve 226 Spa at Chaa Creek 208 Spanish Creek Rainforest Reserve 110 Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary 109-10 Spanish in Belize 32, 33 Spanish Lookout 192 spas 129, 148, 205, 208, 215, 242 sports 48, see also individual sports Stann Creek District 220-45 stingrays 74, 126, 130-1, 132 Stuart, David 38 sun exposure 304 sustainable travel 22-3 itineraries 29 Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary 144-5 swimming northern cayes 128, 147 Cayo District 193, 198, 210, 219 Stann Creek District 228 Toledo District 254, 256 Swing Bridge 95

T Tackle Box Canyons 130 tapirs 59, 114, 115, 180, 235, 255, 13

taxes 287, 292, 293 taxis 298 Tayazal archaeological site 274 telephone services 264, 288 Temash-Sarstoon National Park 255 Thatch Caye 228 theft 211, 282-3 Thomas Vincent Ramos statue 222 Thousand Foot Falls 211-12 tick bites 304 Tiger Cave 252 Tikal 263-9, 266-7, 14 time 288-9 tipping 287 Tobacco Caye 226 Toledo Cacao Festival 247 Toledo District 245-58 Toledo Ecotourism Association 255 Toledo Fish Fest 247 Topoxté 271 tourist information 289 tours Ambergris Caye 129-31 Caracol 215 Caye Caulker 148 Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Park 236 Corozal 174-5 Gales Point Manatee 118 Hopkins 230-1 Orange Walk 165 Placencia 239 Punta Gorda 247 San Ignacio 198-9 Tikal 268 traditional medicine 63, 209 traveler’s checks 287 trekking, see hiking Tres Cocos 130 Triple Anchor 156 Tropical Wings Nature Center 206 Tuffy Canyons 131 Tumul’kin School of Learning 254 Turneffe Atoll 74-5, 156-7 Turneffe Elbow 156 turtles 60, 111, 117, 226, 227 TV 43, 47 typhoid 303

U Uaxactún 271-2 United Democratic Party (UDP) 38, 42 US Civil War 34 Uxbenka 253

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V Vaca Falls 210 vacations 34, 285 vaccinations 299, 300 Valdivia 33 vegetarian travelers 87-8 video systems 280 visas 260, 289, see also passports volunteering 278, 289-90

W walking, see hiking War of the Castes 36-35, 161, 164, 172, 174 water 304-5 waterfalls Antelope Falls 229 Big Drop Falls 229 Big Rock Falls 212 Bocawina Falls 229 Five Sisters Falls 212 Peck Falls 229 Rio Blanco Falls 254 Rio On Pools 213 Thousand Foot Falls 211-12 Vaca Falls 210 weather 20-1, 281-2 weights 280, see also inside front cover whale sharks 61, 228, 238 wildlife 58-64 wildlife watching 60, 81, 180, 235 itineraries 30 windsurfing 79, 129, 147, 230 women in Belize 44-5 women travelers 290 women’s health 305 wood-carving 47 World Heritage site 64

X Xibalbá 53, 191, 192 Ximénez, Francisco 49 Xo-Pol 180 Xunantunich 205-6, 206

Y Yarborough Cemetery 95 Yaxhá 271 yellow fever 303 Young, Emmeth 116-17, 118

Z zip-lining 186, 187, 229, 278

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