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Try and pronounce the title of this blog post. Don't worry, I can't either so we shorten it to ATM tour. This was such an amazing tour as I learned so much! Here are some facts about Belize: -Many Chinese people have immigrated to Belize and took over major super markets -also many Mennonite and Amish people live here literally with no electricity, no running water, etc. -only 22% of people in Belize make enough money ($3000 a month) to pay tax. -houses are built on stilts not because ...
Today we woke up and were quite lazy. Or maybe in a bad mood? I don't know but Anthony and I didn't even attempt to speak a word to each other until 10:30am when we realized we had half an hour to pack all our stuff and get to the water taxi to leave Caye Caulker. Our original plan was to wake up early and do Belize zoo and cave tubing in one day. As stated above, that did not happen. So anyways we left the island at noon on a water taxi to Belize City. Once we got there ...
... courtyards, stairs, corridors and rooms, a couple of hours wizzed by.
He was right about it being more interesting. Whilst the huge pyramids of other sites are great to look at you don't get to go inside the rooms, whereas here you can and it makes it easier to visualise what life would have been like back in the peak of the Mayan civilisation.
We moved on, as we were heading to a Mayan village to get a taste of what Mayan Life is ...
... the river at the point where a hand cranked ferry travels back and forth. We catch the ferry across and begin the one mile hike up the hill to the ruins.
A mile in the humidity of the jungle feels a lot longer, fortunately (or maybe not) it started raining. It wasn't heavy rain, which in it's own right is unusual as we've only ever had heavy rain, but this was more like drizzle. Enough however to pass off any sweat patches as being ...
... were given a helmet and light by our tour guide Patrick. There are only 16 licensed guides and he spent 3 years in these caves when they were first discovered about 20 years ago. The cave itself is full of water so we had to jump into the water and swim in. It took about 2 hours to get the the furthest point and was amazing. Some parts were massive, where others were tiny spaces you had to squeeze through. There were the normal beautiful formations you ...