Travel Blogs from Belize

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Another R&R day in Belize, Corozal, Belize travel blog

Another R&R day in Belize

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

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Hi everyone. We hope these blog posts are reaching you and that all is well in your "neck of the woods". Not much happening here in Belize; just a lot of R&R days. Isn't that why we came down here? Yesterday, as we were walking into town, one of the ...

On to Belize!, Placencia, Belize travel blog

On to Belize!

A travel blog entry by teirrac

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... rough ride...but still on a boat :)  Immigration to leave Guate. 3)  Boat ride from Puerto Barrios to Punta Gorda in Belize -- about 2.5 hours across the Caribbean...just the three of us, two boat dudes, and a lot of groceries in a tiny boat ...

Belize (in under 10 hours), Belize City, Belize travel blog

Belize (in under 10 hours)

A travel blog entry by seanryan

... . Be prepared, because they only accept Belizean dollars. Also, be prepared for communication breakdowns. Supposedly English is the official language of Belize, but I didn't understand sht they said and had to use Spanish to get the information I ...

Island fun on Caye Caulker (mostly), Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

Island fun on Caye Caulker (mostly)

A travel blog entry by teirrac

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... fit pretty well in line with my new boat-oriented travel preference:  boat from Placencia to Independence, pretty quick bus ride to Belize City, taxi to the harbor, boat ride to Caye Caulker.  Even better, we woke up on time and the overall ...

Going Deep, Cay Caulker, Belize travel blog

Going Deep

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

... there on Friday, all day diving Saturday, and ten hours back on Sunday--What were we thinking?? But it was a fun trip. From Belize City we took a water taxi to Cay Caulker, a little island off the coast with a very Caribbean feel. Every other man ...

Jaguar Reserve, Belize City, Belize travel blog

Jaguar Reserve

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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After the stroll it was time to drive to the Jaguar Reserve, the last ten miles was inside the reserve on dirt roads. This again was going to be a night stop as well as a walk around the reserve. Once again Mike went for a walk on his own covered around ...

Sorry for the delay, Corozal, Belize travel blog

Sorry for the delay

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

Hi everyone. We are having issues with internet and I am at a computer store right now. All is well but I just need to get the internet issues resolved before I post again. Until ...

Midnight Visitor, Belize City, Belize travel blog

Midnight Visitor

A travel blog entry by mikeandger

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... for two guys to sit in it. Oh well, we are not up to speed on the political, social or economic happenings in Belize and are only speculating.   Ever since leaving Corozal we had been seeing signs for 'Croc-Land' everywhere. Intrigued, we agreed ...

Jungle Waterfall and to de Island, Tobacco Caye, Belize travel blog

Jungle Waterfall and to de Island

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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We had some time in the morning for Jamie to take us to the nearby waterfall. This required crossing the river around our camp an then following a small trail through the jungle for about 25 minutes. Along the way Jamie showed us a few interesting plants ...

You better Belize it, Ambergris Caye, Belize travel blog

You better Belize it

A travel blog entry by agunited4

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... Caye. Ambergris Caye is a 25 mile long island but is sparsely populated. The island is about 35 miles off the mainland of Belize and is bordered by the second longest barrier reef in the world. This makes for extremely calm waters inside the reef. The ...

House Hunters International, San Pedro, Belize travel blog

House Hunters International

A travel blog entry by mikeywaz

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Went house hunting with Judy today. We looked at a place on the beach just north of town in a great neighborhood. Great potential. May be out of our reach financially, but we'll see. Heck, we may even end up on House Hunters International. Judy says the ...

Belize Zoo, Belize City, Belize travel blog

Belize Zoo

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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This morning we packed up and drove to the Belize zoo. On arrival we found we were three inches to tall to get through the gate and so went over the road along a dirt road for about mile to the Tropical Education Centre Here we managed to squeeze ...

OK Creole, Caye Caulker, Belize travel blog

OK Creole

A travel blog entry by mothman

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... countries have finally come to an end, weve crossed border to Carribean Island of Caye Caulker in English Speaking Belize, a former British colony and a completely different vibe to countries weve visitited recently. Pace of life is slow man, we ...

Lunch at June's Kitchen, Corozal, Belize travel blog

Lunch at June's Kitchen

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

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Hi everyone. We had another thunderstorm during the night. This morning it looked like we would be stuck indoors but by noon, the clouds opened up and out came the sun. We decided to walk into town since we needed some supplies. After enjoying fresh ...

Cave Tubing, Hummingbird Highway, Belize travel blog

Cave Tubing

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... , Mario told us about the formations of the caves. Basically it is mostly limestone rock which is easily erodible, giving Belize soapy of these karst networks and caves. There were many stalactites, stalagmites and columns, all in different interesting ...

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