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Travel Blogs from Orange Walk
"I never gave a reach-around to a spider monkey while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance."
Tuesday 12th July 2011
Moving on is what travelling is all about, otherwise it'd wouldn't be called 'travelling', it would be called 'staying'. Whether I like a place or not, I'm always faced with the …
On Sunday morning we got up and set off on our first tour of a Mayan archaeological site, Lamanai (which means submerged crocodile). The trip began with a 2 hour boat ride up 33 miles of the New River, on which we saw loads of different bird species and a couple of crocodiles. At one point the boat stopped and on hopped two Spider Monkeys from the …
An hour and a half boat trip up river from the wonderfully named town of Orange Walk to a Maya temple complex tucked away in the jungle whose name translates as "submerged crocodile" is a great way to spend a day in Northern Belize. As it happened we didn't come across any oranges but there were crocodiles and plenty of other wildlife too.
Most of you probably know that US school buses go to die in Central America & we took one up to Orange Walk town, just under 2 hours of local reggae too. Just remember they are designed for american school kids & small mexicans. The leg room just about worked. They are known as Chicken buses (as thatīs what they donīt mind carrying). Good fun for …
Though being prepared for our trip to Lamanai by 9 am was still something of a hassle, it was nothing compared to our previous 6:30 call times. We even had time for breakfast next door at Luigi's, where I was able to continue my "fryjacks every day" routine. (Luigi's is the best place we've found in Orange Walk, but it's not open very long.) The …
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking