Travel Blogs from Placencia
... previously enquired about swimming here and had been advised not to, due to crocodiles. Exciting stuff! They also get manatees up the river and sometimes turtles too as it is not far from the ocean. The banks are lined with trees and jungle, in which they get many birds and monkeys etc.
Our hopes of spotting anything in the water were relatively slim I would say as it is a very murky greeny colour. So we would have to be extremely lucky ...
... and some more for the
lads to decide they were actually bothered to get going.
journey over was pretty rough at times and I was just hoping and
praying for it to end as soon as possible. I have no idea why I have
taken such a dislike to waters since coming on this trip.
arrived into Belize at Punta Gorda. It was a unusual scene for us. A
proper immigration desk. A bag search. It was plain as day, no denying
... you're crazy, but just make a good plan and do it! They ended up coming back to our place for a while and we made plans to go visit them. We are going to go up this Sunday for their meeting and a long day in service then sleeping over and doing another long day in service on Monday. If we would've just changed one of those decisions that ended us up in that open lot at that time, in those clothes, we may never have ...
... amongst the crew when it came to looking for the sign on the unlit main road that would point us down the track to the finca where we could hopefully get some dinner and a much needed bed. This is what overland travel in this neck of the woods sometimes consists of. Anyone interested? No, it’s not always that bad and a good night’s sleep usually revives the soul and the body as it did very successfully at Finca Ixobel.
You think we were having a rough ...
Went for a stroll along the beach and back through the village. Picked up some food and found, as in Dangriga, that if someone directs you to "the Chinese", they mean supermarket. From what I've seen so far in Belize, they all look the same (the supermarkets).
Something that has struck me as odd, it shouldn't really, is the abundance of Christmas songs in a setting of glorious sunshine and clear lagoons. I've heard sleigh ...