Monday December 9, 2013
Did you know...
- There's no spot in Central America more than 125 miles (200 kilometers) from the ocean?
- While Belize is just 1195 square miles larger than El Salvador, El Salvador has 30 times the population?
- Central America is home to 7 percent of the world's biodiversity?
Check out these and more facts about Central America!
Tuesday December 3, 2013
Our Central America Photo for December features the Xunantunich Mayan ruins in western Belize, next to the Guatemala border. The ruins date back to the Classical Era of Mayan architecture, between 200 and 900 AD.
Monday November 25, 2013
As a destination for backpackers, Central America is hard to beat. The travel infrastructure is expansive and (mostly) reliable, prices are typically low (sometimes super low), and there's no limit to Central America attractions.
Have you backpacked in Central America? What's your favorite Central America backpacker destination? Let us know!
Wednesday November 20, 2013
Belize City is the largest city in Belize, though it hasn't been the country's capital city since a hurricane devastated it back in 1961 (the capital is now Belmopan). It's home to a fourth of Belize's population, the Belize international airport, and quite a few attractions for travelers -- many of them overlooked.
Take a look!
Photo Credit: James Willamor