Royal Orchid Hotel
Travel Blogs from Belize City
... dogs behind their gate--and every house had a locked gate, which doesn't exactly portray that this is a safe city. Besides Trisha's dog, there was not one dog that was approachable on our whole walk, but there were not the strays that we were used to seeing in Mexico either. People drove relatively nice cars, mostly Toyotas or motorcycles (no helmets or shoes--and sometimes no shirt either). Walking along the Northern Highway road, the ...
... too close to it and its trigger went up so I swam away.
After beer and ceviche we had our first showers in 2 days and just before dinner, a huge coconut fell from a tree and landed on the shoulder of one of the English girls, Jade.
The guys cooked up the fish we’d caught that day and it turned out the barracuda had some eggs inside her so we also got to eat roe. During dinner we could see some lightening off in the distance ...
... basketball, cycling, and softball. English is the first language, and most residents speak Creole. Gas is $6/gallon.
Today is around 90 degrees with 85% humidity.
We are traveling to Caves Branch National Park, which is about 37 miles away from Belize City. Upon arrival, we ate lunch. Then we were issued floats and headlamps. We have to carry these items through ...
... Olympic sport, they would have been higher up the London Medals table than both Australia and South Africa, and this without the benefit of performance enhancing drugs, or performance enhancing titanium legs.
Anyway we were soon into Guatemala, with very few border formalities, and no need for any kind of vehicle insurance. We prepared ourselves to soak in the culture and architecture of the Mayan civilisation, which occurs also in Mexico but ...
... had been pretty choppy coming over and by the time I had arrived we had some pretty heavy rain. So there was I on the dock frantically trying to get my coat out of my bag and get both me and my backpack covered. Eventually I managed but not before everything got soaking wet. Luckily again the friendly locals pointed me in the right direction of the hostel I was planning on staying in minimizing the amount of time ...
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Other places to stay in Belize City
Newton Barracks, Belize City | 3 star hotelfrom $88
2 Marine Parade, Belize City | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Stay Away from Belize City
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- Skip Belize City
Mile 3, Northern Highway, Belize City | 3 star hotelfrom $97
5931 Bachelor Ave., Belize City | 2 star hotelfrom $46
9 Regent Street West, Belize City | Hotel$25 average
55 Regent Street, Belize City | 1 star hotelfrom $40
6 Marine Parade , Belize City | 3 star hotelfrom $69
5 Southern Foreshore, Belize City | Hotelfrom $75