Miller's Landing Resort
Travel Blogs from Placencia
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When we return, Placencia will not be on the list of places we'll make our home base, as a matter of fact, it will likely be Hopkins again.
We're doing the last of our laundry (as there will be no more provisions for that on the rest of the journey), packed our dive/snorkel gear and the cloths we aren't wearing tomorrow, finishing the last of our booze and mix, and are basically ready to leave Hopkins. We're going to miss this **** hole :-S
... and soon realised it was not a short distance! A small road passed through orange orchards and farms but not a lot else. It was hot and we were thirsty with no more water so I plucked an orange from a tree (necessary for survival you understand) and its sweet juice was like heaven on our long trudge.
Eventually we made it to Sittee (although there isn't really anything there) and luckily someone passing by gave pity and picked us up in his ...
... go somewhere where there would be more English speakers but they persisted. Eventually after quite a while they found an English speaking person. The person said something like "where have you been, did you get lost and the angels had to show you where to go?" The householder and some of her family then came into the truth. It was an encouraging meeting and we were so glad it got changed! Hope all is well back in CT. Let us know how you are all doing in the comments ...
... short of Ruta CA 13, the main highway north, we hit major road construction and it was back to grindingly slow speeds mixing it with the graders, Cats and big trucks hauling rocks and gravel for the new road still to be completed. When we finally got to the junction with CA 13 it was dark, I was bushed, and we still had close to 60 kms to cover to get to Finca Ixobel (N16 18.200 W89 25.227) just short of the town of Poptun. But at least it was a tarred surface, albeit scarred and ...
Went for a stroll along the beach and back through the village. Picked up some food and found, as in Dangriga, that if someone directs you to "the Chinese", they mean supermarket. From what I've seen so far in Belize, they all look the same (the supermarkets).
Something that has struck me as odd, it shouldn't really, is the abundance of Christmas songs in a setting of glorious sunshine and clear lagoons. I've heard sleigh ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet