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Lamanai

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Lamanai is Belize's longest continuously inhabited site; pollen evidence places first habitation around 1500 BC. Located on the shore of the New River lagoon, Lamanai is upstream from Cerros and the two cities traded extensively. Submerged Crocodile is the ancient Mayan name of the site; the name was recording by two traveling Spanish priests.

Placencia

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Sixteen mile long Placencia Peninsula is home to 3 communities: Maya Beach, Seine Bight, and at the southern tip, Placencia Village, with a claim to the best beaches on the mainland. You can arrive in Placencia by air or by road. If you have the time, no matter which direction you travel from, driving is interesting and scenic.

San Pedro

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San Pedro Town is the major settlement on the island. San Pedro's populace has grown to 4,000 plus year round inhabitants, with constant pressure from the mainland to immigrate to San Pedro due to a perception by mainlanders that it is the major or most lucrative source of income for the entire country.
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