Spiegel Online Covers Lower Dover (in German)

For the fall equinox at Caracol in Belize, we had a German filmmaker stop by Lower Dover’s Maya site and talk with the family about life, December 2012, Belize, and the future…

Hope to write a blog about whats been going on lately. I promise I will post some pics of anything crazy if it happens. Good luck and be safe.

Taste Of Belize BBQ & Food Festival 2012

2012 Taste of Belize

2012 Taste of Belize

On December 2, 2012 Belize officially opened a new Welcome and Town Center in San Ignacio, Western Belize. It is easily accessible by public transportation and only 9 miles from Lower Dover.

Belize BBQ Competition

Belize BBQ Competition

The Belize Tourist Board ushered in the new center with the Taste of Belize BBQ & Food Festival. Early in the day there was a BBQ competition where locals showed off their grilling skills. There was live music in the amphitheater, and plenty of Belizean food to sample.

2012 Belize BBQ competition.

2012 Belize BBQ competition.

Belize BBQ Compeition

Belize BBQ Competition

The Sun was shining, and smiles were aplenty. It was a great way to kick off the new welcome center, and everyone is looking forward to the next event.

San Ignacio Welcome Center

San Ignacio Welcome Center

Local Band playing in the new Amphitheater.

Local band playing in the new amphitheater.

Cooling off at the Belikin Beer Tent.

Cooling off at the Belikin Beer Tent.

Cayo Welcome Center in San Ignacio Belize

Cayo Welcome Center in San Ignacio Belize

Belizean Rum

There was no shortage of Belizean Rum

The party continued into the night where DJ's entertained the crowd.

 DJ’s entertained the crowd into the night.

Bamboo Bar and Thai Restaurant.

Bamboo Bar and Thai Restaurant.

There was plenty of local Belizean cuisine, including Stew Chicken, Rice and Beans, and lots of delicious BBQ. It was a nice to see a good diversity of food, we even found Thai Food! Pictured above is the Bamboo Bar and Thai Restaurant, which is located in the new town center. It is the only Thai Restaurant in Belize and the most authentic we’ve tried outside of Thailand.