Orchid Garden Eco-Village Hotel Belize
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... 3.45 - our last tender left in just over an hour!
After we all got changed we all jumped back in the van for the trip back. Junior said that, rather than have our buffet lunch, he had arranged for them to pack it up for us to eat on the go. For obvious reasons, we all liked that idea. Our Belizean driver broke all the road rules (and caused a few grey hairs) by getting us back to the port on time. Even though they were serving us rum punch on the journey, there was ...
Some ruins at Lamanai are among the oldest in Belize dating back to 700 B.C. only about 5% of the 700 structures have been excavated. Lamanai was originally an agriculturally based settlement Lamanai and survived the period of collapse suffered by other Mayan cities and continued ...
Well actually let me rephrase that title a bit.
So I've been here for almost two weeks now and I really thought that I was getting adjusted to things and becoming a lot more familiar with the city and culture. This is partially true, the people yes, the animals not so much. I've learned that Belize is a very mannerable place and nearly everyone greets you with smiling "good morning or good afternoon." Also the people ...
... speaks English here! The Belezian dollar is the officially currency, but it's pegged 2:1 to the USD. Everyone takes USD and the two currencies seem to be interchangeable. The next boat out to caye caulker was at 8am. Perfect timing, only 45 minutes to wait. $22 for a return ticket. We even left on perfect time! 45 minute very fast speed boat across the Carribean Sea. We were dropped off in the middle of the long shaped island. It was a 10 minute walk along the beach ...
... area where locals live and some expats own homes and others in varying states of repair . This walk took a good 1.5hrs and in the heat out of the breeze was very hot and sweaty. On the return we had a rest and later our last snorkell across the split. Our dinner was at Wee Willy's place where it's like a backyard bbq and fresh cooked food whilst you wait. I had a nice snapper fillet and wayne had prawn kebabs, served with rice and ...