Ocean's Edge Lodge
Travel Blogs from Belize Cayes
... 8217;s largest cave system the Barton Creek Cave.
Day three we venture into the center of the Mayan empire in Belize - Caracol and Mountain Pine Ridge, we stop for a refreshing dip in the crystal clear water of the Rio on Pools before embarking on our journey to the Mayan city of Caracol.
On day four we travel into Guatemala to the world famous ruins at Tikal and Yaxha for an overnight experience like no other. At Tikal your experienced ...
... We had read about Venky, an Indian man who ran a small eatery and made amazing curries. Well, being serious curry lovers, we had to go and find him. Eccentric Gwyn told us that he always took around an hour to prepare a meal so we should order and then go for a drink rather than sit around waiting. We did exactly that - ordered our curries, went to the supermarket to buy the essentials of milk and cereal for the morning and beer for tonight. We went and put two beers in ...
... also get a close look at the restored portions of two unique stucco friezes, which appear on the east and west sides of the upper portion of the pyramid
Tour Duration: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
What’s included: Transportation to and from your hotel, park entrance fee, tour guide, water and sodas
What's not included: Lunch isn’t included; ...
It was a beautiful river cruise to Lamanai itself.
Lamanai features the second largest
Pre-Classic structure in the Maya world and unlike other ruins, much
of Lamanai was built in layers where successive populations built upon
the temples of their ancestors, instead of destroying them.
hundreds of ruins are said to remain unexcavated in the nearby ...
... and lots and lots of rum punch. Yuck-- I stuck with water.
At the end of the 3rd day, we reached the town of Placencia, towards the south of Belize, and said goodbye to our crew. Somebody got everyone's emails and now we all have more Facebook friends. It's great to see their Belize pictures posted, especially with their high-powered underwater cameras.
What a great week in Belize!