Xunantunich "Stone Woman" Mayan Site - Page 4 of 7

El Castillo at Xunaunich is the second tallest structure in Belize. The frieze on the east side depicts the tree of life and the birth of a god. "Stone Woman" is a ghost who appears in front of El Castillo. She dresses in white and has fiery red eyes.


Some members of our group climbed to the top.


Black Howler Monkeys are seen and heard at many Mayan sites, which are also wildlife reserves. 16 March 2014.


A day roost of insect-eating bats on the trunk of a large tree at the ferry entrance to Xunantunich. 16 March 2014.


Black Phoebe on the Mopan River near the ferry. 16 March 2014.


Masked Tityra at Crystal Paradise Resort on 16 March 2014.


Spiny-tailed Iguana on 16 March 2014.


Black Orchid is the national flower of Belize.


Mahogany is the national tree of Belize. Here's a fine example at Xunantunich on 16 March 2014.


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