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... beer or two with and Alan, an American chap from Atlanta who has been writing his memoirs for the last 6 months here in Belize. He used to be a former CFO, though is retired now. We met up again later and he took me to a local bar, where we had a couple of beers and I ordered a burger. He knew everybody there, though for a 60 year old, he was flirting rather a lot with all the young waitresses.
I was happy to find ...
I slept most of the 3 hour drive from the border. We arrived into Belize City at 7am (after 7 hours on the bus) This country is so different to Mexico. The main road was just a single carriage way, full of pot holes and speed bumps, so it was impossible to get up any speed. The houses and buildings are all dotted along the sides of the roads - very colourful and many on stilts. Palm trees were dotted around and the whole area felt a lot more tropical compared to Mexico. ...
... local guy who was willing to take us to some caves, but not the sinkhole. That, as it turned out was too far away and the path had recently been cut off. We had travelled this far so we figured we’d give it a go.
It was a solid hour and 15 minute walk to these caves and by that stage we were hoping it would be something special. If the entrance ...
... all got checked-in, and no one weighed our bags (phew!). The line up in customs was not very long, and I had the friendliest customs person I have ever encountered, which was a nice surprise. So we made it through, and split up to go and find our various morning necessities - coffee for the caffeine addicts and breakfast for those of us who tend to get a little hangry. When we got on the plane, Sara and I lucked out and were able to sit together... in ...
... end of the island and is actually the site of where the island was divided a number of years ago from Hurricane Hattie. The very northern part that is now separated is just undeveloped land that has been declared as a nature reserve. People would swim / snorkel over here from The Split for a look about, however we felt that was way to energetic for us today! No strenuous exercise allowed!! There’s now a bar up at The Split (of course there is!) and everyone who’s not ...
Other places to stay in Belize City
Newton Barracks, Belize City | 3 star hotelfrom $95
2 Marine Parade, Belize City | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Stay Away from Belize City
- Radisson Scan
- Skip Belize City
Mile 3, Northern Highway, Belize City | 3 star hotelfrom $102
5931 Bachelor Ave., Belize City | 2 star hotelfrom $44
9 Regent Street West, Belize City | Hotel$25 average
6 Marine Parade , Belize City | 3 star hotelfrom $116
55 Regent Street, Belize City | 1 star hotelfrom $40
5 Southern Foreshore, Belize City | Hotelfrom $75