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Moon Belize 2015 Cover: Barton Creek, Cayo District

 

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Cover of the next, 11th edition of Moon Belize Travel Guide – Image by Lebawit Lily Girma

I am pleased to share the cover for the next–and my second–edition of MOON BELIZE. And I am grateful, as a travel photographer, to see my image gracing it. This is the third book cover I’ve landed so far.

The image is of the jade pool at the entrance Barton Creek Cave, in the Cayo District.  That day, my friends at Pacz Tours

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Postcard: Portraits of Belize Tour Guides

Over the next few days, as I finally wrap up my second edition of Moon Belize (hurrah! due out November 2015), I thought I would share images captured along my latest travels around Belize, since September, that somehow never made the blog.

One such series of photos are portraits of some of my favorite local tour guides. They are, in my humble opinion, the unsung heroes of Belize’s tourism industry. They keep me abreast of the latest in their areas every year and help me complete my research while making it fun in the process. And many times, behind the scenes, they’re carrying my bags while I shoot, hike, snorkel, take notes, and completing a dozen other tasks.

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Meet Captain Ian Forte of EZ Boy Tours–a native of Caye Caulker, working for a

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