Travel Blogs from Belize

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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 ...

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 ...

Pan American holiday, Corozal, Belize travel blog

Pan American holiday

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

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Hi everyone. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Yesterday was a Belizean holiday, Pan American. Since it fell on a Saturday, they are honoring it on Monday which gives them a three-day weekend (similar to the US). This weekend is also their Annual ...

Belize - San Pedro & Caye Caulker, San Pedro, Belize travel blog

Belize - San Pedro & Caye Caulker

A travel blog entry by cat2222

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... on a boat over to Caye Caulker to search for accommodation for the next week. We were questioning our decision to come to Belize after our initial impressions of San Pedro but we were so relieved when we stepped off the boat onto the much more ...

The rain continues, San Pedro, Belize travel blog

The rain continues

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

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Hi everyone. We made it to San Pedro!!! The rain stopped and the wind died down just before we had to get on the plane in Corozal to fly to San Pedro. Our landlord, David, was kind enough to drive us to the airport. The flight to the island of ...

Day 3 but no more Scuba adventures for me, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Day 3 but no more Scuba adventures for me

A travel blog entry by shab3780

... reef. I felt much better in the boat. I like boats. I started thinking seriously about what I was going to do. I did not come to Belize to dive, I came to snorkel. And i did. I do not need to get certified right now, I can always try again. I would ...

GO FLAMES!!, Belize City, Belize travel blog

GO FLAMES!!

A travel blog entry by candiceanthony

... he was a strange one. Our pizza actually took 2 hours to come and the guy said "good pizza takes a long time, fast pizza is no good". so there you have it, we waited 2 hours to eat a pizza with a drunk owner. Welcome to Belize! At least he cheered with ...

Dirtiest place on earth, Belize City, Belize travel blog

Dirtiest place on earth

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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Wer von Caye Caulker nach Sueden weiterreisen will, kommt an Belize City (leider) nicht vorbei. In der ehemaligen Hauptstadt mussten wir aufgrund unserer Reiseplaene eine Uebernachtung einlegen. Um es kurz zu machen: zu sehen gibt es hier abgesehen von ...

Boat to Belize, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Boat to Belize

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... very relaxed! A 90 minute boat ride later and we rocked up at San Pedro to pass through immigration. The national language of Belize is actually English (sort of) and it is really difficult to get used to! After 4 months of Spanish speaking countries we ...

Another Rainy Day in San Pedro, San Pedro, Belize travel blog

Another Rainy Day in San Pedro

A travel blog entry by shab3780

Well, the title pretty much says it all. This morning I met up with a girl from Norway, Margarethe, for breakfast and we walked through town trying to find a nice restaurant. It turns out the place I wanted to go that was in the guidebook no longer ...

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