Yesterday was the 118th anniversary of PG Day, celebrating the establishment of the town of Punta Gorda, Belize. Punta Gorda is the southernmost town in the small central American country of Belize, close to the border with both Guatemala and Honduras. There are at least five distinct cultures who make their home here.
Here’s a handy link to lots of information about the history, culture, and things to do and see in Southern Belize.
We enjoyed mingling with the locals and a few backpackers during PG Day, ate some good food, and I snapped a few views of the celebrations and the people.
We also enjoyed watching a Mayan couple dance hypnotically to the playing of homemade instruments. Quite beautiful!
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