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Day 1: to get to Hopkins from San Ignacio you get a school bus (looks like an ol school bus but is really the public bus) heading to Belize City. You get off at Balmopan (45 mins away) and jump on a bus to Punta Gorda. On this bus you jump off at the Hopkins t junction.
We met an interesting local on the bus to Balmopan. He was 60 and had a 27 year old girlfriend and his youngest child was 1 and 10 months… apparently he has something that ...
... said it was easy (and more importantly) perfectly safe to hitch there. This was the first time I’d tried any hitching since the attack probably a good three months back.
Unfortunately my ride wasn’t in the back of a large truck as hoped. Rather in the back seat of a car squashed in between four giant guys that stunk of booze. Not gonna lie I was ******** myself quite a lot, especially as they then arrived to the destination and started asking for money. Luckily I ...
... br> Early Preclassic +2000-1000 BC
Middle Preclassic 1000-400 BC
Late Preclassic 400 BC- 100 AD
Terminal Preclassic 100-250 AD
Preclassic Collapse c 250 AD
Early Classic 250- 600 AD
Late Classic 600-850 AD
Terminal Classic 850-1000 AD
Post Classic 900-1500 AD
1. Early Preclassic (Formative)- The earliest distinctly Maya settlements date to c2000/1800 BC. However, the Maya settlement, ...
Thanks again to the Kashas for most of the pictures!
Tobacco caye. The waves crashed all night on the reef, and we were not used to the might roar. Was intimidating at first and we got up during the night to see if all was OK. Outside it looked just normal.
We discovered that a marine Station was located ...
... br> Guinness Book of Records. Sadly, it seems that it is well beaten by a much narrower one in Reutlingen in Germany. Even so it’s fun to stroll up and down Placencia’s one saying hi to the locals and listening to their lilting Caribbean mix of English and other languages known as Creole.
We hunted for a bed for quite a while after arriving but eventually settled into Lydia’s Guesthouse (N16 31.241 W88 22.155) standing just a stone’s throw back from ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsAlmond Beach Resort Hopkins
This is a good bike ride outside of the Hopkins village (south). So be prepared to eat at the resort or bike into town.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.