Posts Tagged ‘toledo’

Lost in Belize VI: Following the Chocolate Trail

Lost in Belize VI: Following the Chocolate Trail
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor ***** The district of Toledo, cradled between the Mayan Mountains and the Caribbean Ocean, is a 50-minute flight from Belize City and has been called the birthplace of chocolate. Ancient Mayans once used the cacao bean as a currency, and even wore it as jewelry....
March 16th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Belize, Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Belize V: Catching Dinner in Punta Gorda

Lost in Belize V: Catching Dinner in Punta Gorda
I admit it: the biggest reason I visited Punta Gorda, Belize’s smallest and southernmost town, was because I was following my stomach. Well, I was actually  following the cacao trail to see how chocolate is made from bean to bar, and there’s a place in town that calls itself  “the...
March 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Belize, Cabins & Camping, Dispatches from the Road, Restaurant Reviews, Volunteering & Giving Back, Wildlife & Animals | Read More