Utopia Dive Village
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... other passengers took taxis and other buses the rest of the way) was disconcerting as a loadmof police in a pickup came by wanting to know if they could help. We reassured them our ride was on its way and satisfied they left. It is not ideal to be sanded by the road here safety wise. In less than 5 mins Mike and May from the BnB picked us up in their jeep. Their lovely beachside home is out of town and at the end of a village which is quite poor. The ...
... I swear ... no really...
Two days ago after successfully putting off my snorkel test for as long as I could, one of the instructors cornered me and set the test to take place on my last night on the island. So yesterday, among other events, I got to walk around a beer bottle minefield in fins, blindfolded, attempting ...
... sat around labelling cartoon elephants, and getting some extra pennies in the decapitated piggy bank. Published author, qualified teacher, and now children’s book editor – alongside writing all these blogs and new music on the worlds crappest laptop – see I haven’t been totally bumming around these past few months!
Anyway, as I’d done quite a lot of travelling up the previous couple of days, I took the first day to sit and chill, which turned out to ...
... Coco Coffee. This again became Amanda and my usual spot after our morning double dives. They offered great coffees, coffee smoothies, cookies, brownies and banana bread - DROOL.
As for knocking back beers and great places to hang out, there are a number of places, but most famous were ’Tranquila’, 'Rehab’ and ‘Skid Row Bar’. At Skid Row, if you managed to knock back 4 large shots of a weird and spicy concoction, you would receive a free ...
The reefs are very nice around Utila and there is a bigger abundance of fish compare to Caye Caulker but is still not as impressive as the Gili islands in my opinion. Utila is also well known for having whale sharks swimming around in February - April, but wasn't lucky enough to see them. :( BUUUTTTT.... in between 2 dives, our captain spotted some dolphins and let us snorkel with them! I ...
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