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The Best of the Central American country of Belize in Social Media, curated to reduce the noise - Updated Daily...http://www.belizenet.com
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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) | blending together

Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) | blending together | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

"...Actun Tunichil Muknal, or ATM, is one of the most well known ceremonial caves in the entire world. It has been voted by National Geographic to be the #1 sacred cave to visit, and is a big draw for tourism in Western Belize. Caves were considered to be very spiritual places to the ancient Maya. As an entrance to the underworld, the Mayans would often hold ceremony and prepare offerings to their Gods, and occasionally ritual sacrifice..."

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A Maya Wet Cave Adventure in Belize: Cave Swimming

A Maya Wet Cave Adventure in Belize: Cave Swimming | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Nice article with photos of caving in Toledo.

 

"...Blue Creek is a small village of only a few hundred Kekchi and Mopan Mayans. As in most Mayan villages in Belize, families tend small farms and live simply. Unlike most Mayan villages, Blue Creek has “Hokeb Ha,” which means “where the water enters the earth.”..."

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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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The Entrance to the Mayan Underworld

The Entrance to the Mayan Underworld | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Some really beautiful photos of the ever popular tourist adventure Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave.

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2011 Belize Biospeleology Expedition Report

2011 Belize Biospeleology Expedition Report | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

A PDF report available for download on a caving expedition to Southern Belize.

 

"...We report on preliminary findings from the first biospeleological expedition undertaken between 6 and 19 April 2011 in caves of the Toledo District, southern Belize. Also included is a review of the present state of knowledge of subterranean invertebrates in Belize, with no prior data being available for the Toledo District...."

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Actun Chapat & Actun Halal Caving Experience - Belize

Actun Chapat & Actun Halal Caving Experience - Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

The Macal River Valley is riddled with cave systems due to the karst geology found throughout Belize and the greater Yucatan region.

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