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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.
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For our last two days with the Danes we decided to book a cheap cabana at Hopkins, a Garifuna seaside village in the southern half of Belize. Taking the local Belizean buses- former American school buses- across the countryside is always a varied treat. At the Belmopan terminal we saw a Mennonite family, the Belizean strain of Aamish, with their blonde hair and long green dresses, overalls and hats. They looked like a very happy (albeit very large) family with one of the young ...
... br> A visit to the store for some snacks for the long bus ride ahead was followed by changing a little more cash since we spent more than budgeted for supper. At 10:15, we were off, sitting at the back of a bus that smelled like the bathroom could use a cleaning. Some of the overpowering smell was the disinfectant used, but some was just rank bathroom smells. We pulled into Chetumal at about 4 am to leave Mexico where two young ladies asked if ...
... pretty early, it's amazing how tired you get doing nothing but relaxing on the deck of a yacht.
After another day of cruising and reef exploration we arrived at Placencia, a little town on narrow strip of land just off the coast of mainland Belize. An impromptu party had begun at about 2 in the afternoon, with an enthusiastic lad from Brisbane leading the charge so by the time Captain Kevin delivered our arrival briefing the crowd was getting ...
... moving in and out of the coral. Also tons of conch shells and bits of lobster scattered about nearer shore.
For the afternoon I went out on a boat with Sarah who was also staying at Fairweather's. AC (guy with a boat) took us further out on the reef where we could get in to snorkel. Here it was a lot deeper and there were big canyons of white sand between the coral ridges. The coral itself was just really fascinating and beautiful ...
... comfortable, but by the time management had looked they'd decided against it and moved on.
We had asked if we could have a guided forest walk in the morning, so Issi came to find us and off we set on the high trail. As we walked along the track to enter the forest a caterpillar on the end of a silk thread came wriggling down from a tree, saw us and went up again. A Belize pigeon watched it. As we entered the forest, Issi pointed out ...