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Wonderful hiking and bird watching through unexcavated ruins.

Uxbenka seems rather underwhelming at first – an abandoned site with no caretaker or staff. There is a parking lot adjacent to a mound of partially excavated and fully looted... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Uxbenka seems rather underwhelming at first – an abandoned site with no caretaker or staff. There is a parking lot adjacent to a mound of partially excavated and fully looted ruins with no easily discernable structures. An optimist would realize that the birding might be good, but most folks check it off their list and move on. The problem is... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

First without a guide its not easy to find but possible. It took us some time to find it rewarded by interesting wildlife. Take the street from Punta Gorda towards Santa Cruz (there you can find a guide; also a nice "Maya" village"). Shortly before the village there is an intersection, here turn right and find a place to leave... More 

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Punta Gorda, Belize
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

If you want to explore and discover something off the beaten path those two activities are Top Adventure Tours within Toledo. For sure not more than 50 people per year will visit those special places......

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