Author Archives: Lebawit Lily Girma

Lebawit Lily Girma has contributed writing and photography to CNN Travel, New York Magazine, AFAR, American Way, Travel Channel, BBC Travel, and others. She’s the currrent author of MOON BELIZE for Moon Travel Guides and is completing a second title, MOON BELIZE CAYES. Lily is also AFAR's Jamaica Expert, and author of the AFAR Jamaica Country Guide. A serial expat, she's lived and studied on three continents, including Africa–from her native Ethiopia to Côte d'Ivoire–and Europe, and is fluent in four languages. A former attorney who ditched the office for the road in 2009, she favors all things culture, adventure and storytelling, and escapes Washington DC’s winters every year.

Throwback Thursday: An Afternoon with Paul Nabor

“The National Treasures of Belize are its people of culture. Culturally, the Garifuna people of Dangriga, Belize are the most interesting. [...] The oldest male singer is PAUL NABOR. Make sure that you photograph him, he is the national treasure since Andy Palacio died.” When I reached Punta Gorda that month of September 2011, I […]

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Postcard of the Week: Sunset on North Ambergris Caye

Sunset from Sapphire Beach Resort, north of Ambergris Caye. Same day, over the space of an hour. Follow along my Belize images and posts as I travel all over the country for the 2015 edition of Moon Belize!  On Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, use the hashtag #IHeartBelize or #MoonBelize

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