Blackbird Caye Resort
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... easily enough perched right on the beach and checked in with Ezmeralda who showed me to my abode. With only five rooms, this little wooden guesthouse is set on stilts which obviously helps avoid flooding during the rainy season and when the seas are a bit stormy. The toilets and showers were located outside, with basic rooms that had a couple of beds, a sink and a fan. And free wifi. Perfectly functional and adequate for the likes of me. And did I mention the hammock outside ...
... it really is. After taking a thousand pictures on my way up I had climbed to the top of the largest one. The view was unbelievable. I sat down to take it all in while my new friends took 3 times as many pictures I did. This is when it hit me. I am really doing this. I am doing what I set out to do. I am traveling alone. I am making it happen! When I was planning this trip it almost didn't feel real. It felt more like an idea than an ...
... to do with the Carribbean mentality or more likely the fact that the modest, and multicultural population of 300,000 had no chance in any kind of uprising
Aside from the people, the city had a definite laid back Carribbean vibe with people moving veeeery slowly and reggae blaring out of most cafes and shops. The feeling was definitely something I can dig, and gave me a little regret that I didn't get a few Caribbean islands into my trip... next time!
... of time at the beach, kayaking, and of course - because it was Sunday - football. The next day we went on a Monkey River Boat Tour, where we were promised to see exotic snakes, crocodiles, howler monkeys, and manatees. Obviously we didn’t actually see most of those things, but we certainly heard the howler monkeys, which - fun fact - provided the audio for ...
... to be the stingrays, surely the most sinister of all underwater beings; even it's name sounds haunting. Floating on the water, taking in the vibrant colours and wondrous tones, then suddenly, one of these huge buggers glides into your vision. It flaps and ripples, ever so slowly, like a lost, underwater UFO. Maybe it's because you can't make out their eyes, or because of their vast surface area, but the silent hunting of the seabed ...