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San Ignacio

October 1st 2008
My last couple of days in Belize were spent in a San Ignacio, which is in the west of the country, near the Mexican border. My main activity was to visit some caves called Actun Tunichil Muknal (or ATM for short) which contain Mayan relics and skeletons. To get to the relics it was necessary to swim, wade or paddle for 500 metres and pass through narrow passages, which was great fun. From ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Belize » Cayo District » San Ignacio

Belizean Flag Territorial disputes between the UK and Guatemala delayed the independence of Belize (formerly British Honduras) until 1981. Guatemala refused to recognize the new nation until 1992. Tourism has become the mainstay of the economy. The country remains... ... read more
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