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Actun Tunichil Muknal is Making International Headlines

Actun Tunichil Muknal Makes International Headlines Actun Tunichil Muknal or ATM Cave as it is known locally is Belize’s most fantastic cave and has been making international headlines for the past two weeks. The first article entitled “The Cave Where Mayans Sacrificed Humans Is Open for Visitors” was published last week on The Daily Beast, […]

Photo of the day: Caracol Maya Ruins

Today’s photo of the day is of Caracol Maya Ruins. Uxwitza or “Three Water Hill” was the ancient Maya name of Caracol and its early classic name was Ux Witz Ajaw or “Three Hills Lord”. It was A.H. Anderson, the Archaeological Commissioner for Belize that named this Maya Ruin Caracol in 1938. Caracol means “snail” […]

The Belize Jaguar

Photo by Wikipedia The Jaguar is the largest and most powerful cat in the Western Hemisphere, and the third largest of the roaring cats (Panthera). They are found throughout Belize in the lowland forests and along the coasts. Adult jaguars are solitary and only come together for a short time to breed. The size of […]

Lamanai “Submerged Crocodile”

Lamanai “Submerged Crocodile” (958.5 Acres) Lamanai is the Maya word for “submerged crocodile.” The site’s name – “Lamanay” or “Lamayna” was recorded by Franciscan missionaries in the seventeenth century. It is one of the only sites retaining its original name and is among one of Belize’s largest ceremonial centre. The name Lamanai helps to explain […]

Beautiful Views of the Cayo District

Check out this video that highlights the panoramic and beautiful views of the Cayo District: You see similiar stunning views from your accommodation at Cahal Pech Village Resort. In fact, the entire resort overlooks the gorgeous verdant Belize River Valley.

Victoria Peak – An Enchanting Natural Monument in Belize

Victoria Peak can be found within the verdant Maya Mountains of Belize and is the second highest mountain in the country. It is situated in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to a vast array of flora and fauna. Here is a little history on Victoria Peak: The History of Victoria Peak Natural […]

The Ultimate Belize Adventure: Cave Tubing

  Photo credit: JoAdventures Cave tubing has been rated as a top Belize tour by travellers who visit Belize. The tour will take you through the majestic Maya underworld in an inflatable inner tube where you will discover stunning stalactites and stalagmites formations, astonishing crystal curtains, fire pits, Maya ceremonial pottery, wall carvings, glyph writings […]

Altun Ha – The Rockstone Pond

Altun Ha is located 31 miles north of Belize City on the Old Northern Highway. A two-mile dirt road connects the main road to the site. The area around the Altun Ha is rich in wildlife including armadillos, bats, squirrels, agouti, paca, foxes, raccoons, coati, tyra, tapir and the white-tailed deer. Two hundred species of […]

3 Adventures Not to Be Missed in Belize

As the plane sets course toward the mainland, I spy the blue Caribbean below. The water is so crystal-clear that I can see the rocks and sand along the seabed. Belize’s little commuter airplanes are the best way to appreciate the diversity of this small Caribbean country. From the air you appreciate the beauty — […]

Explore the Rio Frio Cave

The Rio Frio Cave is one of the most remarkable attractions in the Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve. Everything is gigantic in this cave! When you enter, you will see huge stalactites hanging from the massive cathedral-like vault which was part of a cave system that the Maya used to bury their dead. See also: […]