Hotel del Rio
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- Smoking rooms available
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... in tatters.
The following day we moved to the South of Chinchorro Bank. The wind was perfect and we were tempted to continue south. I caught a decent-sized Albacore as soon as I put my line out, so dinner was at ours again. George and I went for a look at the reef - very nice coral and some good-sized fish. Ken went out later and - true to his reputation - saw a shark "not more than 20 feet long" (i.e. three).
The fish was delicious, and ...
... night they set up their cameras in the communal area upstairs and did a time lapse of people coming and going throughout the evening. So somewhere out there in the world there’s a video of me reverting to my standard I’m-on-camera-don’t-know-wh at-to-do-with-myself-so-I’ll-do-t he-robot in time lapse. I’m so awesome. Ahem.
The next morning was an early start and a very long drive in a very full bus to Semuc Champey. I think it was about 12 hours ...
So after a 3.5 hour boat trip from southern Mexico we pulled into Caye Caulker, a small Belizean island in the Caribbean sea (so small it won't even pick it up as a place on this blog....San Pedro is another island!). The sun had already set but I knew I loved this place already as from the boat all I could see were lots of fairy lights on small bars and restaurants lining the water's edge (I love a good fairy light, as you might have worked out ...
... lunch on the boat while the sun peeked through the clouds. The weather was not ideal, but that didn't really matter. After lunch we moved to the Hol Chan channel which was a sea route for the ancient Mayans. It's a break in the reef where we saw sea turtles, green moray eels, sharks, rays, and hundreds of varieties of fish. Made us want to get a saltwater aquarium.
The return trip was under sail while we enjoyed ...
... minded the bags. We got onto the water taxi headed to San Pedro as close to on time as you can here...that is to say, when they are good and ready. the preceding is being composed on the water taxi while 450 horse power in 3 outboard motors propels us to caye caulker and then to ambergris caye. We're all looking forward to a Christmas eve supper...well really, supper in general. Merry Christmas to all our friends and family. R, C, and ...