The Ancient Maya Civilization

The Maya Of Belize 15 Amazing Facts about the Mayan Civilization in Belize With fabulous pyramids and amazing stone cities built in the heart of the jungle, the Maya civilization flourished for hundreds of years before European explorers reached the Western Hemisphere. Some of the most amazing Maya ruins and formerly "lost" cities can be…

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Belize’s National Bird – The Keel- Billed Toucan

The Keel-billed Toucan, known as the "bill bird"locally, is the national bird of Belize. The most obvious characteristic of the toucan is the huge yellow, orange, red, green and black bill. The toucan's bill is amazingly dextrous and allows the bird to feed on a variety of tropical forest fruits. The Keel-billed toucans are a…

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Barton Creek Cave

A Visit to Belize’s Barton Creek Cave

Barton Creek Cave is not only the largest river cave in Belize but also a popular tourist destination in the Cayo District of Belize. Join videographer Ben Mathes for a quick look at Barton Creek Cave, a Belizean cave known both as an archaeological site and tourist destination in the Cayo District. The short, but…

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The Languages of Belize

Belize has a small population of approximately 360,000 people, but the country is a true melting pot of different cultures, heritages, and languages. Here are the different languages spoken in Belize: English Belize was the only British colony in the region, and today, the official language in the country remains English. All laws, signs, and…

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5 Free Things To Do in Belize

By Marina Kuperman Central America Travel Expert As you might already know, Belize is a tiny Central American country located right next to Guatemala. It is a cute, sunny place where the touristic industry hasn’t made a full invasion yet. This is a fun place where you can still walk along the streets of most…

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Belize Shuttles and Transfers

Book your Belize shuttles and transfers with Cahal Pech Village Resort. We offer the most reliable and affordable shuttle and tour service in Belize. Is anything more frustrating than arriving on foreign soil, holding reservations at an accommodation that may be five minutes or five miles away, yet you haven’t a clue which shuttle has…

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Travel in Belize: The Top 30 Things to See & Do

Top Things to See & Do In Belize Although Belize is a small country, it is packed full of exciting adventure destinations. Visitors can swim across a pool to enter the ATM Cave where ancient Maya priests once performed human sacrifices, explore the ruins of Cahal Pech, once home to an elite royal Maya family…

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How to Make Belizean Johnny Cakes

Johnny Cakes are not only a delectable morning breakfast but remain one of the top foods to eat in Belize. In this blog post, we share the ingredients and instructions on how to make Johnny Cakes. Recipe for Belizean Johnny Cakes 1 lb flour 1/2 cup shortening or substitute marjarine, or butter 3 heaped teaspoons…

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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…

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9 Tips For Visiting Belize

With over a third of the country set aside as a park or nature preserve and hundreds of offshore islands, Belize is a land of stunning natural beauty with lots to do and see. Below are 9 handy tips for making the most of your Belize vacation: 1 - When to Visit Belize Belize has…

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15 Breathtaking Places in Belize To See Before You Die

Belize is a gorgeous and popular tourist destination in Central America that is filled with indescribable beauty like the Great Blue Hole, ancient Maya Ruins, pristine rainforests, jungle rivers, and so much more. Here are 15 incredible places around Belize that are definitely worth adding to your bucket list: 1) San Ignacio Town: The town…

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Family Adventure in Belize

Travel to Belize With Kids At Cahal Pech Village Resort, we love to share the many wonders of Belize with families. Children bring a refreshing and invigorating perspective to the travel experience that help all of us gain more from the journey. The white sandy beaches, pristine rainforests, and unique towns and villages of Belize…

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The Maya Culture and People of Belize

Because the ancient Maya culture collapsed around the year 900 AD, long before the arrival of Spanish conquistadores, many modern visitors mistakenly assume that the Maya people no longer exist. Simply put, this isn't true, as the Maya people form a vibrant part of modern-day Belizean society. Today, there are three distinct communities of Maya…

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13 Things You Will Only Find in Belize

#1 The ATM Cave which offers the most thrilling caving experiences in the world #2 The Best Fry Jacks on the planet #3 The most Stunning Blue Hole on earth #4 The best Garifuna Music #5 The best rice and beans #6 The most magnificent Maya Ruins #7 The most amazing cave tubing #8 The…

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