Travel Blogs from Belize

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Douglas Da Silva, Douglas Da Silva, Belize travel blog

Douglas Da Silva

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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This morning we set of for the small town of Douglas Da Silva, originally a forestry town. The town is about 36 kms away along a dirt road, most of the way the road was reasonable but in a few places it was quite bad. On the way we stopped of at the Rio ...

Dangriga, Dangriga, Belize travel blog

Dangriga

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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We eventually left this morning and drove to the town of Dangriga. This is a small version of Belize City, very crowded with lots of narrow one way streets. Luckily we only had to drive along the main street to the end where we are hoping to stay. We had ...

Cucumber Beach Marina, Belize City, Belize travel blog

Cucumber Beach Marina

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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We set off this morning for Cucumber Beach Marina which is a place we can camp at for the next week whilst looking around Belize City and catching up with some chores. At the moment we are parked up about 50 feet from the sea enjoying a nice cooling ...

Loving the jungle, Orange Walk, Belize travel blog

Loving the jungle

A travel blog entry by evs1210

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Punta Gorda, Punto Gordo, Belize travel blog

Punta Gorda

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... 3 times before we can understand any, luckily they are happy to do so. The area is next to the beach down at the southern tip of Belize and we are parked up looking out onto the sea. We will be staying till the end of the month as we have to renew our ...

Caye Caulker, Belize, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Caye Caulker, Belize

A travel blog entry by anne-so

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After having jumped on the old US school bus at the Belizean border, I finally reach the (pretty ugly) Belize City. On the bus, I met Yotam (ISR) with whom I travelled till the Caye Caulker, including a nice 15min walk under great warmth in the city, and ...

Caye Caulker Day 1, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Caye Caulker Day 1

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

... out from the Weary Traveler in Tulum. Took my last first class bus for a long time to Chetumal Mexico, on the border with Belize. air cond, reclining seats, assigned seating, oh I am going to miss it. Took a taxi to the "bus station" (shabby parking lot) ...

Caye Caulker Day 2, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Caye Caulker Day 2

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

Woke up at around 7, wasn't sure what to do so I just walked around the whole island. At around 9 I made a egg breakfast at the hostel (this island is quite expensive). Was just going to hang around but a guy in the hostel I had talked to said they were ...

Lazy Days on the Cayes, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Lazy Days on the Cayes

A travel blog entry by nybridge

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... of frozen fish, chicken & lobster in single serve sizes). Although great food is readily available all over the island, Belize is definitely a place where for the long term traveller, cheap living wherever possible is a good idea. Having fairly ...

Punta Gorda, Punta Gorda, Belize travel blog

Punta Gorda

A travel blog entry by mariejeanwilson

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We left Placencia on the Hokey Pokey water taxi, a small but fast boat that gets you onto the mainland and bus route without having to drive all the way back up the dirt road to the highway.   Waiting for the bus to Punta Gorda we met 2 other ...

Is good to be back in the Commonwealth, Orange Walk, Belize travel blog

Is good to be back in the Commonwealth

A travel blog entry by pjcrus

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... leaving till the following day and so she decided to tag to Orange Walk. Crossing the border was easy and i immediately liked Belize. The houses, the people and best of all English was their offical language. We arrived in Orange Walk and headed down to ...

The best archaelogical site, San Ignacio, Belize travel blog

The best archaelogical site

A travel blog entry by katherinelevy

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... hour and a half later I had now given up on my supposed lift and was starting to come up with alternative plans. In Belize they speak English so communication in difficult situations is much easier. I asked a friendly looking local if He was heading to ...

Da beach, Placencia, Belize travel blog

Da beach

A travel blog entry by bretmcnally

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We stayed at ladyville for the first while. Nothing there but the airport. Wouldn't recommend it. The regular buses down to placencia all the drivers went on strike because of the poor condition of the buses, no brakes, worn out brakes etc. So we had to ...

Off to Belize, Placencia, Belize travel blog

Off to Belize

A travel blog entry by brabzzz

... Good beer too. And as for the food, we had an awesome (and cheap) Chinese. Not as random as it sounds...Belize has a significant Chinese population (although with only 300,000 people, Belize itself is smalllll). We stopped in Placenica/Mango Creek for ...

Day 17 - Cave kayaking near San Ignacio, San Ignacio, Belize travel blog

Day 17 - Cave kayaking near San Ignacio

A travel blog entry by sd0744

... we arrived at the border where the fun started. Unfortunately the South Korean, Seoun Young needed a visa and passport photos to enter Belize which she had neither. So our tour leader, Jennie left her at the border and told her to walk back half a mile ...

Go slow, you'd better Belize it., Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Go slow, you'd better Belize it.

A travel blog entry by craigandnat

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... place is very Caribbean and and evenings are spent sipping rum punches and listening to Bob Marley. Go slow is the national motto in Belize and nothing could be closer to the truth in Caye Caulker.  There are no cars on the island and the main form ...

Caye Caulker - a good place to chillax mon, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Caye Caulker - a good place to chillax mon

A travel blog entry by gareth.alanna

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... . The dive masters 'Capitan and Omar' are local boys and their advice for this dive is 'chillax mon'. The locals here in Belize speak a form of pigeon English developed in the days of slavery so the white man couldn't understand them, still seems to work ...

Caving?  You'd better Belize it., San Ignacio, Belize travel blog

Caving? You'd better Belize it.

A travel blog entry by craigandnat

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That pun just gets better and better. Our next stop was the small town of San Ignacio.  Nothing much of interest here other than its location among some of the best caving in the world, so that's pretty much what we did. We were given various caving ...

Mayan Villages, Mayan Villages, Belize travel blog

Mayan Villages

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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Left Punto Gordo on a visit to the Mayan villages in the nearby highlands. We drove through four villages in all, starting at San Antonio. This was the largest of them and is similar to most of the Belizean villages. The road to get here was also graded ...

Day 36, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Day 36

A travel blog entry by eoinfitzy

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... the day. It's called the split because in the 60's the island actually split into two. That's a fun fact for you now. Belize is famous for snorkelling, scuba diving and a natural phenomenon called the blue hole. It's basically a 120m hole in the middle ...

Hey mon, go slow!, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Hey mon, go slow!

A travel blog entry by simonandsari

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Island Paradise off the coast of Belize. The island is protected from the Caribbean sea by a coral reef a few hundred metres from the shore, but more about that later... On the 1st day we decided for a gentle introduction to snorkeling by taking a half ...

Under the Yucatan sun, Belize and Yucatan, Mexico travel blog

Under the Yucatan sun

A travel blog entry by ak_and_gregor

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... was a fast food fish grill and we had a great barracuda dinner here for only 5 USD. We did not decide to dive in Belize because it was so expensive. Instead we went on a couple of snorkeling trips to the barrier reef and this was just fantastic! We ...

San Ignacio, Belize!, San Ignacio, Belize travel blog

San Ignacio, Belize!

A travel blog entry by ronald

... I talked for a bit with a guy from Alabama. He told me quite some interesting stuff (hes setting up a tirebusiness in Belize) like that they sometimes have armyants coming through which eats about every insect (or small animals) there is. Spend another ...

Caye Caulker Day 5, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Caye Caulker Day 5

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

Great day. Woke up and it was pouring rain all morning but the inside of this hostel is pretty nice (really must remember to take pictures). Signed up for the diving trip. Sun came out and stayed out for the rest of a beautiful day at noon though so went ...

Day 18 (Trip 2, Day 9) - Tikal, San Jose Succotz, Belize travel blog

Day 18 (Trip 2, Day 9) - Tikal

A travel blog entry by jonoscott

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... on in Thomas' mind... he comes up with the most random stuff at times, you can't help but laugh. We then headed off to Belize, which was about 30 minutes or so from out lunch stop to the border. Pretty easy going getting though the border crossing, no ...

Guest appearance, Placencia, Belize travel blog

Guest appearance

A travel blog entry by jenipedia

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... ) and eaten enough refried beans to cause a mini surge in its commodity price. Crossing the border five days ago into Belize (formally British Honduras) was another adventure - arriving by boat into a country (other than via Hollyhead) and stepping off ...

Without a paddle, Belize City, Belize travel blog

Without a paddle

A travel blog entry by ditdotnonny

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... and we are very popular. The ‘Battas’ (as they are referred to) are keeping the Guatemalans from invading. Belize was once part of Guatemala and what with a nice stretch of Caribbean coast line and the world’s second largest barrier ...

Day 19 (Trip 2, Day 10) - Crystal Caves, San Jose Succotz, Belize travel blog

Day 19 (Trip 2, Day 10) - Crystal Caves

A travel blog entry by jonoscott

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Crystal Cave this morning, I ended up waking up at 5:30 this morning to get ready for it and had a shower in the outdoor showers which were suprisingly very warm considering the time of morning. What I didn't realise is that my use of the shower reduced ...

Lazy Day, Hopkins, Belize travel blog

Lazy Day

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... to relax for a while, before taking a venture about for supplies in the shops. It is very strange that any convenience stores in Belize seem to be owned and run by Chinese. There is not a great selection as only small shops but we did manage to stock up ...

Week 20: Guatemala & Belize, Southwest Caye, Belize travel blog

Week 20: Guatemala & Belize

A travel blog entry by mitchandsally

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... , and another few hours to reach Belize City, where we took a ferry to the island of Caye Caulker. Caye Caulker sits amongst Belize's barrier reef (the second biggest in the world) and is an impressive sights, with its white sand roads (no cars here - ...

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