Nohoch Che’en Sinkhole Expedition: The Holec Sinkhole. top photo is the rim of the Nochen Ch’en Sinkhole.
The most spectacular of a series of collapsed caves in the heart of Belize’s Chiquibul Forest Reserve.
A 14 day expedition into the Chiquibul Forest of Belize to explore and document biological and geological diversity, find and map Maya sites and discover what exactly was at the bottom of the Holec sinkhole elicits contradictory emotions for a Belizean visiting the Chiquibul for the first time.
For a WONDERFUL and BEAUTIFUL photo essay entitled "Personal Triumph, Patriotic Heartache" on the expedition, click here (photos by Tony Rath).
Photographs by Tony Rath, story told by Therese Rath
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