Belize

vacation to belize

land and climate

Belize covers about 8,867 square miles. Belize is about the same size of Massachusetts. Belize is in Central America. Belize is a flat country. 60 percent is forest. It has the worlds 2 largest barrier reff with hundreds of small islands witch are called the cayes. It has 2 season there is a wet season and a dry season. The south gets most of the rain. Temperture is in between 80 degres and 85 degres. Flooding and hurricanes are June though October.

History

history

Belize still have mayan ruins. Spanish went to Belize to serch for gold but did not find any gold. British pirates came in the 17th centry. Baymen and there slaves fought back the spanish invaders. Baymen asked Britain for protection.

Economy

It is fueled by large amounts of Foreign aid. Citrus, fruits, sugar, molasses, bananas, wood and wood products, crude oil, fish and shell fish and clothing. Sugar is the primary cash crop. Tourism is a fast growing source of in come. Construction is becoming important. It is developing oil reserves.

Vacation to Belize

Day 1. Drive to Chicago $100. Roundtrip flight $1,076. Black Orchid Resort $912. Belize Zoo $10. Licks Beachside Cafe 40$.Car Rental Mitsubisi L 200 Ford Ranger $450. Gas 20$.

Day 2. Blue Hole Trip $676. Hidden Treasure Restaurant $35. Gas $20.

Day 3. Xunantunich Ruin $10.01. Palap Bar and Grill $30. Gas $20.

Day 4 Cave and Zip Line $300. Aji Tapa Bar and Restaurant $60. Gas $20.

Day 5 Bird Watching $78.50. Casa Picasso $50. Gas $20.

Day 6 Black Hole Drop $210. Mesa Cafe $20. Gas $20. Flight back but already paid for. Drive back from Chicago $100.

Total Cost $4277.51

References

Belize." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2012. Web. 19 Nov 2012.

barrier reef: waves breaking on Belize Barrier Reef. Photograph. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 19 Nov. 2012. <http://www.school.eb.com/comptons/art-858>.

"Flag of Belize." Image. CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2012. Web. 19 Nov 2012.

Altun Ha. Photograph. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 19 Nov. 2012. <http://www.school.eb.com/comptons/art-51389>.

www.gocentralamerica.about.com

www.Belize.com