Royal Orchid Hotel
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... skin of our teeth which was a huge relief at this stage.
As the tender arrived at the ship, we could all see a huge storm rolling in. It was something of a relief to finally have a shower and change of clothes before dinner. We really weren't in the mood to do anything too formal, so we settled for a meal in the buffet. Tomorrow we are arriving in Mexico, and I've already decided to kick back instead of doing yet another shore excursion. Sometimes you can have too much of a good ...
... of people hit the river and Lamanai the quiet vanishes, we are lucky to be here on a quiet day. The river is magnificent as it twists and divides its way through forest and lowlands en route to the New River Lagoon and Lamanai.
... made it to the water taxi and had to wait an hour and half till the first one left. Had some tacos for breakfast and then we where on our way :) the ferry ride took an hour and once we pulled up to the ferry dock it was a beautiful little island! We found another local who showed us to our hostel "DIRTY MCNASTY HOSTEL!" Checked into a aircon room that had 16 beds not all where taken at this stage but we dropped our bags off and then headed to the beach, which is not a beach it's just ...
... the swimming pool with a construction site. The hotel also contained a mini-casino and a full-sized supermarket. Very bizarre.
That night the two Danes, Carlos/Inaki and myself did something amazing- night snorkelling. We took a speedboat about 500 metres out to the reef and as we turned around we could see the sun setting behind the island. We got into our kit as it darkened and as we would be swimming continuously for 90 minutes I thought ...
... to the animals. So one day after a great taco lunch while walking near the port with colleagues we see an Iguana on the sidewalk. He is not moving. After taking a quick picture from a safe distance, I decide to walk in the street and let him have it. In the words of Kenny Rogers 'the gambler' you gotta know when to walk away and know when to run. For me, seeing a huge ass reptile on the sidewalk just chillin was definitely a ...
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