The Great House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... you to get close with the animals. My favorite was the jaguar, because there are only 800 left in the world. The zoo allowed you to go into a cage in the jaguar's habitat and feed the jaguar. We did not participate but now I am regretting my decision. I saw many new animals such as the Tapir which is related to a Horse. I also saw and played with Ocelot, which is a Dwarf Leopard . ...
... of five people, I decided that there is not much that can happen.
We did come across a lot of strange folk on the streets, plus some really manic street dogs. But we arrived safe and sound at the first taxi terminal. It was 2.45pm and we wanted to take the 3pm taxi, but had to find out that this one was cancelled and the next one was at 5pm. Luckily I had done my research and led us to the next terminal another 5min walk away, where we were able to book tickets for the ...
... a mile (Belize is a former British colony now seemingly too much under the influence of the USA to use the metric system) up the road from where I stayed (7). The blue hole is a cenote, which is a hole in the limestone which is above an underground stream. It provided a rather refreshing swimming hole. This is not the blue hole you see on tourism posters, that one is out in the sea somewhere and ...
... we were ecstatic, and even just one of these alone was worth the price of the entire boat trip; however, to our delight the sailboat did another stop right next to the reef, and so we had an opportunity to swim a little between the corals in crystal clear water that looked like a swimming pool. And of course we met other creatures that have kept us company in our last few minutes underwater: a giant specimen eagle ray, a moray that looked like a dragon straight out of a ...
... is that a platypus?' maybe the heat had got to her!? We continued watching the spot and the tail she'd seen belonged to a baby crocodile that kept checking us out as it swam to the bank.
We did a night tour of the zoo and got to see all the nocturnal animals. We saw some big cats, a spotted and a black Jaguar, a Puma, lots of owls, an ocelot, a margay, tapir, other animals I can't remember and we heard the roaring of ...