Orchid Garden Eco-Village Hotel Belize
Travel Blogs from Belize City
... by a taxi driver ($25 US and about 20-25 minutes to our hotel) who gave us a run-down of the city's history, pointing out crucial landmarks like the Belikin Beer factory (the country's staple). We got to our "Red Hut Inn," on Bella Vista street, just past the pricey Best Western. Tucked behind houses and without any signs, the cab driver honked, and we were waved in by a tiny Mayan woman. She walked us into the office where a leathery and ...
... is hoping they or the
kids can come visit us some time. Kids are eager to see Canada so
there may be hope. They graciously stayed talking till almost 4pm, I
fear we overdid it as they are so busy but was such fun. Daniel had
been back to see his folks in Quezaltenango with David a short time
Came home for a rest, and a light bowl of soup at the
Mermaid downstairs later. Poured rain!!! Tomorrow we run the couple hours to Chetumal Border.
... the one we stayed on during the previous night and had running water and even a bar where we could finally buy some beer (rum punch is great, but gets a bit sickly after a while).
After a 10 min tour round the island, Lauren and I went snorkelling in search of manatees and a giant stingray called Timothy that we saw during the island tour. We didn’t see any manatees but did see loads of ray including Timothy. I made a oceanic trigger fish angry ...
We spent our last day in Honduras at the Hotel Las Glorias, where we stumbled upon a type of dressage competition going on in the hotel grounds. Loud, South American type music and horses going sideways, backwards, prancing dancing and generally jigging about. It was the kind of exhibition that won Princess Anne Sportswoman of the year in 1865, and close up you had to admire the horsemanship, and were it not for the fact that Hondurans don't consider ...
... The Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 established an exclusive claim on the region for them, declaring he riches of the New World off-limits to their other old-world rivals. This didn't seem to deter them however with British buccaneers, French corsairs and Dutch freebooters all soon hot on their heels. Belize soon became one of the main Caribbean outposts for Britain’s maritime marauders. By the 19th century, ...
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