Isla Marisol Resort
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... tortilla chips, shrimp curry, fish, rice and beans and more!
After dinner the crew headed off to do jobs on board and left us on the island to enjoy ourselves with a make shift bar. The evening got gradually more and more rowdy playing drinking games with ...
So we booked a trip to Glover's Atoll. For the unfamiliar, atolls are not islands per se, rather they are sand spits that are located on the "other" side of the reef. There are only four atolls in the Caribbean, three are in Belizean waters, one was Jacques Cousteau's favourite. Glover's Reef was one of his favourite dive sites, and it did not disappoint.
The day started at 5:00 with coffee, packing at 5:30 and heading to the dive shop for 6:30. ...
... the all nighter with me, and many thanks to her for her help). Before boarding, we exchanged some CAD for pesos. I thought the rate wasn't too bad (.96) but then got the handling fee ($5.60) which made me suggest it was a nice scam. Regardless, I didn't want to arrive with only USD or CAD.
I think our plane left a little late, as it was supposed to take off at 6. I don't know, and neither does C, we were asleep.
We awoke to ...
... Hmm, well I guess you'd be an idiot to pass up on free freshly caught lobster.
So we stood on the deck for a bit, examining the poor creature and they are really quite fascinating! I have never seen anything with so many bits! They have 10 legs, plus a set of small arms near the mouth, 2 very long and spiky antennae as well as 2 shorter more delicate ones, and then a large tail with about 5 flap bits at the end and some more lining the sides of the long ...
... beside the catamaran for the others to arrive. Turns out there were only 7 other people going- a group of 4 Swiss boys, a couple on honeymoon and Sarah- who we had met on Tobacco Caye. So our remote island experience was indeed going to be pretty remote! We made the trip down the river to the dock, where it was last minute stocking up of supplies, before setting out into the sea. It was a 3 hour trip to get out to the atoll, occasionally passing other islands ...