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We're heading south out of Hopkins today by bus. We plan on staying in Punta Gorda 2 nights so we have time to do some hikes in the jungle and caves in that area. After that we will take the ferry into Guatemala! One night in Rio Dulce area then onto Guatemala City and Antigua for a volcano hike.
-No stitches, just wanted to make sure you're reading haha.
We made it through the first night of hostel dwelling. Our mission today: travel from Belize City to Hopkins. The bus system is funny here. We caught a bus from Belize City "nonstop" to Belmopan, then on to Dangriga. However, the bus stops anywhere along the road where people wave it down. In Belize city we had to rush around to the back of the …
Woke up at 10am, well 10am English Time. 5am Miami time. Checked out the weather on TV and sun, sun, sun in Belize, yey! The humidity really started to build up as we went to the airport.
American Airlines weren't so kind to upgrade us and we had to pay for headphones. Outragious. Two hours later we arrived at Belize. The airport is tiny, …
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 ...
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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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