March 31, 2015
San Ignacio, Belize
Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader,
Our Cessna 208 Caravan lifted off the runway at San Pedro Town into the morning sky. Its single turboprop engine pulled our six passengers away from the sunny beaches of Ambergris Caye and out over the turquoise Caribbean. The pilot banked and headed west…
I’m in Belize this week with fellow writer Rob Carry to get to know a country that’s high on the list of retirement havens for North Americans thanks to its easy residency, friendly banking laws, magnificent beaches, and unparalleled snorkeling and diving.
But, today, we left the beaches behind to check out the other side of Belize—the Cayo District. (In Belize, a district is a geopolitical division, like a state or province.) Cayo is Belize’s heartland and is known for Mayan ruins, broad, lazy rivers, thick jungles, and large expanses of farmland.
For the active, Cayo offers canoeing, zip lining, cave tubing, and horseback riding, not to mention the exploration of several hidden waterfalls and Continue reading