Travel Blogs from San Ignacio
... bright full moon over the ocean.
Saturday, July 12 – In the morning we had coffee and breakfast pool-side and enjoyed having the hotel pool to ourselves. In the afternoon we lounged on the beach and ate quesadillas. In the evening we met our tour leader, Anita, and the other members of our Intrepid tour group. There are 16 of us and Chris and I are the only Canadians. The other nationalities represented are Guatemala, England, Ireland, ...
... amazing! The ATM caves are awesome, they were only discovered in 1986 and were open to tours in 2004. There are only 25 guides who can take you on a tour with a max of 8 per group. We were lucky with our guide, he doesn't care about the money so will only take one group of people (only people that know each other) so there was just the two of us on our tour, which was great because we didn't have to wait for people to catch up and spend ...
... the one thing that no one knows for sure "How long did it take them to build each temple", he only knew how long it took to uncover them.
The entire walk took us around a number of temples which it turns out were actually build on top of old ruins. We also got to walk up onto the top of some of the temples. Unfortunatly some of the ooler temples that we wanted to climb were closed to the public as some people had died walking up and down ...
... so relieved thinking that now shed be happy and able to rest! But no- literally 5 seconds later she bounded off the tube to continue her ferocious paddling and was lost to us again but Nina, the bigger dog stuck with us. Towards the end of our ride we had one minute where we were all at once shouting out and pointing to all the bright orange male iguanas sprawling on the overhanging branches. That was magical but ended too soon when what we had been told was usually a 45 minute cruise ...
We woke up early and put on our dashing red t-shirts to head to the CET (Cayo Employment Training), which is basically a technical college. When we got there, we set up the room, and the teachers from both schools we are working with (St. Martin's in Belmopan and Sacred Heart in San Ignacio) arrived at 8:30. There was an opening ceremonies, which included a singing of both national anthems (the Belize anthem may possibly be ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking