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10 Incredible Photos of Caracol Maya Ruins in Belize

Caracol is the largest known Maya Ruin in Belize The largest Maya city ever excavated in Belize, Caracol is a huge site that features majestic temples that modern visitors can climb to enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding Chiquibul forest reserve. Still an active archeological site, Caracol has revealed many of its treasures but […]

5 Incredible Images of Xunantunich Maya Ruins in San Ignacio Belize

Xunantunich in Maya means “Stone Woman” or “Maiden of the Rock” and is an impressive and magnificent archaeological site that is located outside San Ignacio in the Cayo District of Belize. About Xunantunich Maya Ruins The ruins of Xunantunich (the “Xu” is pronounced like “shoe”) is one of Belize’s most popular Maya sites. Located about […]

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” […]