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The kingdom of the crystal skull

The kingdom of the crystal skull | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

A Lonely Planet article.  An English explorer, in search of a crystal skull in the jungles of Belize, may well be the inspiration for Indiana Jones. Follow his legendary adventure.

 

"...We scramble through the mists up the side of one acropolis, clinging to the creepers and allspice trees that have overgrown it. What remains of the stairway belize on foot is slicked with moss and dew. It is easy to lose your footing, and tumble back down, bouncing off the steps like the sacrificial victims of a thousand years ago..."

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Into the Abyss – Black Hole Drop, Caves Branch, Belize

Into the Abyss – Black Hole Drop, Caves Branch, Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Welcome to Belize where even the highways are nature-centric. Take, for instance, the Hummingbird Highway, one of four main paved roads in the country.

 

"St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park (not to be confused with the Great Blue Hole Marine Park, a UNESCO site way out at sea) is accessed right off the Hummingbird not far from the capital, Belmopan. This is actually a two-parter park which includes a cave and a cenote, each accessed via its own distinct entrance just a short distance from each other along the Hummingbird..."

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Maya Caves of West-Central Belize: Actun Chapat

Maya Caves of West-Central Belize: Actun Chapat | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
The main objective of the Actun Chapat research is to examine the occurrence of architectural constructions within the cave and to ascertain what these constructions can tell us about the use of Actun Chapat by the ancient Maya.

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4 caves to check out in Cayo, Belize

4 caves to check out in Cayo, Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Niuce short article with photos.

 

"...BELOW THE DENSE JUNGLES οf Belize’s Cayo District lies a complex web οf underground tunnels, chambers, аnԁ rivers. Thе subterranean landscape іѕ easily accessible via caving trips.Tο thе ancient Maya, thеѕе caves represented entrances tο thе underworld, Xibalba. Here, thеу communicated wіth thе gods аnԁ performed sacred rituals — including human sacrifice. Thеѕе аrе four οf thе best seats tο combine adventure аnԁ history іn Cayo’s caves..."

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Into the Underworld - Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave, Belize

Into the Underworld - Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave, Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

A first hand account of one of the most spectacular cave trips in Belize.

 

"Some tours are so hyped it’s suspicious. Can they really be as good as the chatter about them claims? In the case of Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) cave the answer is yes. Ancient Mayan ceremonies and superstitions, human remains, a virtually unpronounceable name, narrow water-filled passages and more...."

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