"Archaeologists are just beginning to uncover this post classic inland waterway located 12km from the Caribbean Sea in the Corozal District. The lagoon served as a busy highway for merchants and as a convenient military look out post during the height of Mayan dominance in the area. A sleepy village atmosphere has replaced the energetic trade of yesteryear and visitors come to enjoy the tranquil lagoon waters and its tremendous ecological diversity. "As researchers piece together the history of this important waterway, the demographics of the region have shifted to reflect the district's recent cultural transformation. Mennonite settlements now dot the area and bring to the region a renewed sense of cultural diversity. The nearby Mennonite settlement of Little Belize caters to some of the more traditional Mennonites who still hold true to the belief that modern machinery contaminates their faith. The Mennonites of Little Belize still refrain from using modern farm equipment and drive horse-drawn buggies." -- Fantasy Point Progresso
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