Travel Blogs from Chetumal
... re sure. Pat didn’t sign on for mozzies, but she doesn't want to miss the adventure of the uniqueness of the area.
We find a good kitchen knife for Randy and a great frying pan for Helen. Under the no-shopping request from Randy, “just buy it and get out, no dawdling”, as he waits for us . . . Randy bumps into Annie (or she into him) on the sidewalk. Randy’s delighted—remember Annie, mom of the five kids Randy has known for the ...
What a way to travel! We walked from Maya's, our Caye Caulker home, to the Jet Express boat ticket office to complete our paperwork before heading off to the jetty on "Back Street".
Side note: I said to Annie that I find it fascinating how the mind and human conditioning works; there are two boat companies that do this Mexican run, the one that brought us from Belize City and the competition. Our first boat arrived to and would leave from the ...
... t bother to get health papers for them this time. Funny thing is, the Mexican dog didn't even spot them it was our dogs who barked at him. Needless to say we were pulled aside with our dogs. We handed them SO MUCH dog paperwork from when we started our journey they just waved us ...
... 8221; when my
bus to the Border at Chetumal pulls in. One will arrive he assured me,
I got grief from Belize immigration because they were closed for
Easter. “Well you should have come in the day before.” I was admonished
sternly. Well the day before my scheduled immigration appearance was
Good Friday, and you were closed that day too,” I protested. Another
Good Friday surprise for Christ’s sake! ...
... is practically coma-inducing. The dusty streets are quiet, and everything is closed. The occasional locals ride by the hotel slowly on their bikes, but other than that the place seems practically devoid of life.
Guinn had warned us about all stores and restaurants being closed, so the night before Good Friday we bought some groceries from the corner store. Actually, groceries may be a bit of a strong word. Turns out that Belize, thanks to it's position as ...