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Travel Blogs from Belize City
Tues 20th Mar.
We got woken up at 4am at the Mexican border and had to get our passports stamped out of the country, then we got back on the bus which took us to the Belize side. Once across the border, we had to take all our baggage (including our back packs in the hold) into the Belize immigration office. We all queued up and had random …
My day started out early. I got up at 6:30, made it to the Philadelphia airport without any problems, and chatted with my lovely girlfriend before boarding the plane for Dallas/Ft. Worth. I got there without any issue, and after an hour was connecting to Belize City, Belize! I was set to arrive at 2:30 p.m., which was a good enough hour for me! …
We hadn't intended to spend much time(if any) in Belize, only because it’s pretty expensive and we are on a budget. But traveling through Belize to Mexico saved us some time so it was a necessary evil.
To sum it up-
Bus from Punta Gorda to Belize City – 6 Hours.
In Belize City we exit the bus and find …
Arriving in Belize has a totally Caribbean feel. It's very different to
Mexico. Everyone speaks English, a result of formally being British
Honduras until 1981. They still have the Queen's head on all the coins.
So far, well, I've just met the taxi driver, who was friendly and
welcomed me to Belize and wished me a great stay. …
After sleeping late we went to visit the Museum. Very nice collection of Maya artifacts. After that we braved the rain and visited a vegetable market and picked up some fruit for the bus ride. Caught a bus headed to Belize City. On the bus we met Ken, a tour guide, who told everyone on the bus that when we got left off at the Belize border there …
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We got a lovely welcome by the lady manager when we arrived and she was very helpful with directions and other local info. The place does need a little TLC from one of the last hurricans that hit a few years ago, especially the upstairs terrace, but all in all a friendly place to stay. The owner might offer to give you a reading or have a jam with one of his many instruments in the evening when chilling in the dining room. One word of warning though, don't let him drink too much as he gets a bit carried away.
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