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Belize – The Maya of Yucatan

Belize Tours: Caracol Mayas Site - San Ignacio, BelizeThis documentary examines the history of the Mayan people in the part of the Yucatan Peninsula that is now called Belize.

Visit magnificent pyramids and temples, remains of the ancient Maya city of Caracol. Artifacts reveals tribal wars, religions, hierarchy and a history of this ancient civilization that lasted over 2000 years; then they suddenly vanished.

Belize is an oddity in being the only country in Central America that has a British heritage and where English is the official language. Belize is a Caribbean country on the northeastern coast of Central America. With one foot in the Central American jungle and the other in the Caribbean Sea, it has pristine marine, rain forest and a small population.

Discover how the modern descendants of the Maya have attempted to protect their countries environment. All of this is set against the beautiful background of the curious country that is now known as Belize.

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MAYAN QUOTE by Rigoberta Menchu

“We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle or zoos.

 We are people and we want to be respected,

not to be victims of intolerance and racism.”

Caracol Mayan Ruins

Mayan ruins – Caracol Belize

Toucan 2

Toucan – Belize

    

 

 

 

 

Gales Point sunset

Gales Point, Belize, Placencia peninsula