We hired a guide to help interpret this amazing culture at the ancient Maya archeological site of Xunantuncih.
(Kinda sounds like z-tuna-sandwich)
At it's peak around 700 AD, Xunantunich had many temples, a ball court and several plazas.
|Car Ferry over Mopan River|
Located in the Cayo District along the border of Belize and Guatamala, you cross the Mopan River on a car ferry. The color of the river is really this unusual.
|El Castillo pyramid|
The site's El Castillo pyramid offers a beautiful view of the jungle mountain top.
|View from El Castillo|
Still being unearthed and restored. The frieze shown here has been preserved by a replica being placed over the façade to protect it.
|El Castillo Frieze|