Thatch Caye Resort
Travel Blogs from Dangriga
... one came.... but they could drive us for merely $20ea. In reality, it was 10 minutes for the next bus and $1.50 ea.
Fortunately, we had checked online this morning in Hopkins to see a good place to stay here. We don't always do this because often we have NO idea where things are actually located. But this hotel, Rumors, had good reviews and was a decent price, so even at 3 miles out of town it seemed worth checking. It is gorgeous!! Our room is sort of a ...
... on, get all of the travelling done in a day and stop off in a town called Dangriga, a couple of hours north. Ended up having an excellent couple of days there. Great. Decision. Met a lovely American couple (Tom & Julia) who were also going to Dangriga and they showed me the system for how to use the buses (you don't buy a ticket, just get on and wait for someone to come up and ask for money). One nice feature of them is that the driver pumps out music for all ...
... artwork. He loaded us into an SUV and we headed out for a two hour ride. We learn that Andy is the youngest of six brother all of whom, along with rest of the family, run the resort. Unlike every other driver that has transported us across an emerging tropical nation, Andy doesn't drive like a dick! On the way we pass the central prison with its shabby buildings and guard tower held aloft with F Troop integrity. The gift shop was open but we didn't get to stop. We also ...
... it was all clothes. I tried to go to an art gallery... closed. I ended up walking up and down all of the streets to kill some time. Unfortunately, it was really rainy so I decided to cut my losses and spent most of the day reading and watching tv on the lap top.
Today I have taken a bus to San Ignacio. I am going to go and see some ruins tomorrow and go on a tour of a cave on Monday. I will keep you posted. Things should be more interesting and less lazy in the next few days.
... but we soon caught it and got rid of it out the window. After that excitement, we watched an episode of Merlin and then got off to bed.
Sun 25th Mar.
Got woken at 7.15am with a knock on the door to tell us our breakfast was ready! So much for breakfast between 7 and 10am! I wandered down to the kitchen area and found 4 slices of cold toast with peanut butter on 2 and jam on the others and 2 cups with tea bags in. We decided ...
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