Belize Caves: Mysteries of the Underworld

Photo by Belize Tourism Board Thousands of caves can be found throughout Belize that range from easy walks to challenging hikes. To the Maya, caves were used to perform spiritual rituals like sacrificing to their Gods and bloodletting. The Maya also believed that caves were home of the gods and an entrance to the ever…

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Actun Tunichil Muknal

Ranked the number one sacred cave site in the world by National Geographic Society in 2012, Actun Tunichil Muknal, whose English translation means Cave of the Stone Sepulcher, is one of the premier tourist destinations in Belize. During the last 15 years, the site has been featured in numerous, world-class television documentaries and magazines like…

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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,…

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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…

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