Imagine your wedding ceremony held amidst exotic flowers and birdcalls in the tropical rainforest of Belize, or next to an ancient Maya temple rising out of lush jungle as you stand on worn stones trod centuries ago by high priests and royalty. Or perhaps you prefer having huge, iridescent blue butterflies released into the forest as you exchange vows and savour that very special kiss.
A new archaeological site is currently being excavated on the outskirts of Benque Viejo Del Carmen Town in Belize’s Cayo District. The exact time period is yet unknown, however it is possible that this site dates back to the early Classic period. This small Maya site served at one time as the household of a rural elite family.