Caracol

caracol-belizeCaracol is the largest Maya site in Belize. It’s about a 2 hour drive from San Ignacio located near the Guatemalan border.

Back in it’s hey day in 650AD, the urban radius around this site was 10km and counted for a population of 140,000! thats almost twice as many in the current Belize City today!

What’s so fascinating is the fact that there is and was no water source near by and these guys dug reservoirs and collected rainwater to grow there agriculture on terraces and supply the population with water. Would have loved to have an aerial shot of the site from a drone that my friend has www.droneworxs.com.au.

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