Great story by Lorenzo Gonzalez in his Belize Adventure Blog... Lotsa good photos... Click Here

"Good food, drinks and the cool breeze of the river bank – that is all that it takes to have an excellent time in Burrell Boom.

Burrell Boom is small Belizean Kriol community near Belize City. It received its name after a Scottish logwood and mahogany lumberjack who built a massive log boom in the area during the 1700s. This village is brilliant at a couple things; one is making local wines of cashew, sorrel, potato, rice and berry, and two, is hosting awesome events by the river during La Ruta Maya Canoe Race.

I’ve prepared this photo essay so that you can witness the simple life in Belize:"