Category Archives: Belize

The Place of Ticks: Cahal Pech – The Mayan Ruins within a town in Belize

Getting here was tricky. After a 1 hour hike from San Ignacio I reached this ruin that looked like the backyard of a small town. There is only one sign to get there. I think this is not a famous ruin because compared to the top 3 Mayan sites in Belize this is rather small. I was living about 12 kilometers from there so I HAD to go there, I couldn´t miss it.

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The Maiden of the Rock: Xunantunich – The Mayan Ruin on the border of Belize & Guatemala

When I started this Central America trip I wasn´t sure about visiting all the archaeological sites because there are too many and each and every one of them costs at least 5-10 USD to get in. But I really think this is a very important part of history and I really want to experience it first hand, so I thought about making a post about every visit I make and maybe I can get the money back right?

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Shark watching and jungle hiking in Caye Caulker, Belize – The wild part of the Caye

A few days ago I went in a tour, which I got for free by taking 6 people from the hostel, to the Mayan barrier reef and then decided to hike the jungle on my own.

So we got up very early in the morning and met the tour guide in his office and from there we walked to his dock and took the boat to the shark alley.

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