COUNTDOWN TO A NEW ERA
This Friday at the stroke of solstice (4:12 a.m. Mountain Standard Time), the Maya Long Count calendar will complete the cycle of the 13th B'ad'tun. If you follow Maya prophesy, this is supposed to be the end of the world as we know it. The modern Maya scoff at this prediction and will tell you that this event marks a new beginning and a chance to leave the past behind. It is a time of hope and renewal.
Belize, October 23, 2012. Island Expeditions has created bite-sized vacations that infuse fun and adventure into time-stretched lives. Travelers can choose from three to six day Belize getaways that drop you into a fantastic world of coral reefs, Mayan culture and tropical wildlife. Rebalance life with more of the world and less of the office.
Adventure enthusiasts and travelers looking for a tropical escape will find their thrills and tranquility in Placencia, a sleepy village in southern Belize. Placencia is located on a 16-mile long peninsula that boasts miles of idyllic white sand beaches and close proximity private islands and inland excursions.