froggie btn.gif (1909 bytes) In 1986 I visited Placencia,
a sleepy beach community,
and took a day trip to
the Maya realm of  the
Toledo district in
southern Belize.

The hook was set.


ow BelizeHank
came to Belize -
how he bought his land,
now a virtual botanical garden -
how he built Cecropia Camp -
daily life there -
plantings - one Maya family - and
the lofty
goals for Heliconia Haven.

Please read these brief pages
to better understand...

Cecropia Camp

I designed this house, and with the
help of many Maya, we built it
in 5 days, after materials had
been collected.


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