Travel Blogs from Placencia
... tried to reach in my pocket. Must always be aware but most of the people are very nice. We arrived in Placencia about 8:30 pm and went to a bar close to where the bus left us off. We were told there were not any rooms available but after a while they found one. It even has AC and hot water. $42 a night which is not cheap but Placencia is not cheap. Had a great meal and a few beers and watched Ultimate Survival Alaska on TV. ...
Today was great. I started my scuba course. We started in the pool today. After a long sleep last night I got up, went for a walk, had my morning coffee sitting on a dock and went over to Hopkins Underwater Adventures. It was a great day and I go right back at it ...
... for a witness so he could get his own. He found Lindsey and I and we were happy to give him the magazines. He then went on to tell us how he talks to all religions but he likes Jehovah's Witnesses the best because we do the preaching work, we always treat him kindly, and we always look happy. Another interesting experience we had was when we approached a return visit's house. No one was home, or so we ...
Placencia was really only a transit point. We were meant to be there longer but spent more time in Hopkins so Vicki could recover. Actually preferred Hopkins by far so all good there for both of us. Placencia had a nice beach but felt bigger and blander than Hopkins. Ate some good food, said goodbye to Belikin beer, which, by the way, i didn't like much, thought it was boring!
recovered from getting a ...
... t go straight to the pools at Semuc Champey but looked around in nearby Lanquin for a place to sleep. The first we tried, the inviting looking Zephyr Lodge all constructed in timber and palm frond roofs turned out to be full. So they directed us to the El Retiro hostel (N15 34.883 W89 58.549) at the edge of the town built in similar fashion on the steep slopes leading down to the rushing Lanquin river. There we took the last couple of beds available in one of their dorms mixing in ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking