Exploring Cahal Pech in San Ignacio Belize

In this video, John Pedroza explores the royal and majestic Palace of Cahal Pech Maya Ruins in San Ignacio. Here is how he described Cahal Pech Maya Ruins: The name Cahal Pech means “Place of Ticks” (probably has something to do with the ads at the stadium). That was the name given to the site […]

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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” […]

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Tikal Maya Ruins – A top tour to do from Belize

Photo by Gil Cohen Even though Tikal is in Guatemala, it is a popular tour that many people who are vacationing in Belize do since it is only 2 hours away from the Belizean border. Tikal is the largest archaeological site in Guatemala and consists of over 3,000 structures that extend over six square miles. […]

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