Black Rock Lodge
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Today we arrived in Belize, which was 3 hours north of Costa Rica by aeroplane. This country speaks English as its first language (yaay!) and we now have to stop ourselves speaking Spanish. We collected our car at the airport and set off with minimal instructions to our first hotel. Belize only has a population of 360,000 and it is 180 miles long …
Our first trip to Belize began in San Ignacio.
We flew in to Belize International to find warmth. We found that both the weather and the people shared this trait.
The driver from Black Rock Lodge connected with us and we began our journey through villages and eventually to the lodge.
We were stunned at the beauty of dense jungle and …
We drove too many hours to get to San Ignacio.
Again without knowing where we were going.
San Ignacio is just another dirty city.... nothing really nice going on around here. My opinion!
Well, we found the most amazing resort ever, out in the wild, 6 miles out in the jungle.
How did we find this place?
... with Toni about her life here—although she’s retired, she went back to work teaching psychology at the University of Belize (her former occupation) as they have no one with psychology expertise. She’s waiting for her former students to come back to replace her, but the years are passing by. The quality of conversation was so much higher in English than in my basic Spanish! We also enjoyed getting a close look at the kinkajou, a rainforest mammal related to a ...
... at the conservation know about since they have to give the iguana's periodic baths.
As we were now sufficiently freaked out by all the ways the iguanas could harm us, Umberto led us into the habitat. When we first entered I was expecting them all to be on the far end of the pen, but was surprised to see them all around us (on the ground, on the platforms at hand and eye level, crawling toward or away from us). Being that entirely surrounded by ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting