The Maya civilization flourished from 2000 B.C. to about 900 A.D. During the classic period from 250 to 900 A.D., the Maya built impressive temples, created beautiful art from stone and jade, made astonishing discoveries in mathematics and astronomy, and devised the most sophisticated writing system in the Western Hemisphere.
They also established a 1500-mile-long trade route running the length of Mexicoís Yucatan Peninsula, and continuing through Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador.
In this travel video learn about the great attractions that should make you want to explore Maya archaeological sites in Belize. Enjoy!!