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[22 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

Huge Maya City found near Belize and Mexico border line: Noh Kah

According to Mexican Newspapers the Archaeologists from the National Institue of Anthropology and History (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia) (INAH) confirmed today that there is an Ancient Mayan City approximated to be about 84 acres and is located in the jungles around the border line of Quintana Roo and Belize. The Ancient Mayan City was named Noh Kah, meaning Large City, and is believed to have existed more than one thousand five …

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[28 May 2013 | One Comment | ]

Our long time neighbour Rosita Arvigo, who is well-known for her apprenticeship with the late Don Elijio Panti, Belize’s most revered Maya healer, was recently the subject of an article in the Chicago Reader.

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[10 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

The Ceiba Pentadra aka Cotton or Kapok tree is a tropical tree that is native to Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and Northern South America. Here are ten interesting things about this tree.

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[20 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

The article highlighted eco lodges from ten countries: USA, Costa Rica, Canada, Alaska, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Kenya, Czech Republic and of course Belize.

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[28 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Mexican Creeper which is scientifically known as Antigonon leptopus. Originally from Mexico, this fast growing vine holds via tendrils and is able to reach a height of 40 feet due to its underground tubers and large rootstocks.

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[17 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek is hosting Tales of a Maya Shaman, a presentation by Dr Rosita Arvigo DN on 20 February 2012 as part of the Chaa Creek 2012 Maya lecture series.

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[29 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Belize may be small, but it is not homogenous. With a population around 321,000, the tiny country enjoys a diversity of ethnicities that is undeniably stimulating and improbably serene. It is indigenously Maya; politically Creole (most business owners and political figures); and the largest ethnic group is Mestizo (of mixed Spanish and Amerindian descent). While those are the biggest populations, at least half a dozen other prominent ethnic groups call Belize their home.

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[3 Jan 2012 | 5 Comments | ]

Belize is the heartland of the Maya civilisation, and this legacy takes on even greater significance with the approach of the Winter Solstice of 2012 – an event of almost indescribable importance to the Maya and a time for major celebrations, activities and events throughout Belize.

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[28 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]

CNN’s recent acknowledgment of the “World of the Maya” as one of the top nine travel destinations for 2012 is one more indication that Belize’s year of the Maya 2012 celebrations are set to be a big hit with international visitors, Belize’s premier eco resort Chaa Creek reports.

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[27 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

With the long awaited arrival of 2012, there is growing interest in the ancient Maya civilisation, and this is a double edged sword. On one hand, it is good to see this rich, highly advanced ancient culture finally getting the attention it deserves. Hopefully, this attention will turn into greater research opportunities leading to a better understanding of this enigmatic civilisation.

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[17 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]

Many people would be surprised to hear that maize actually travelled north and south from present day Mexico and Central America before spreading like a culinary wildfire around the world.