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... on the same level as our friends in South America. The buses are actually old school buses from the US. But you can't really complain when it only costs £2.34 to go the entire width of the country. It costs £4.70 to get from Covent Garden to Leicester Square! San Ignacio was hot, and humid. It's therefore best to find as many activities as you can to get out of the sun and in to water. First up was one that combined both - a trip to the ...
... is a track to follow and the art work was numbered. I happily snapped away while quizzing Elder on his personal life. It had the feel of Biennale in the forest and for those artsy types out there you would have enjoyed it (yes Nets this sentence is directed at you).
Unfortunately I also learned that the cooperation among the cities in the Cayo area is not great in relation to tourism. Each city is trying to grow only their own. Which now makes sense why ...
... 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 ...
... to the border with the Guatemala. During my time in Belize, I sensed a lot of tension with Guatemala. The politicians were still disputing the border, the people considered Guatemalans to be poorer and so they came into Belize to steal, near the borders they often kidnapped tourists for ransom (hence our escort) and also came over and deforested protected areas of rainforest. Horse tracks and hacked down trees were pointed out to us and we were told ...
... the way (thanks Jen, Faucet/Zoe). Unfortunately due to the ongoing rain, when we arrived all of the good sites, such as the ATM caves (with a preserved Mayan skeleton - the Crystal Princess, and Mayan pottery inside) had already been closed for 2 days. We waited another 2 nights hoping that they may open. They didn't. And it rained more. Every day. As well as the ATM caves (the main draw card) there are other hikes in the nearby Mountain ...