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The journey so far.

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Border crossing – Belize to Mexico.

More often than not, crossing borders can be a daunting and sometimes nerve racking experience. The excitement of receiving a new stamp in your passport is quite often compromised by the uncertainty of what to do, where to go, how … Continue reading

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The stone woman – San Ignacio (Belize).

San Ignacio is renowned for its close proximity to Belize’s famous Maya ruins, as well as being a hub for outdoor activities including caving, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, and more. It is also one of the last towns in Belize … Continue reading

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Into the lion’s den – Belize City.

“You might find Belize City menacing, but you certainly won’t find it dull”. Lonely Planet guide to Belize. For some extraordinary reason, that I am really struggling to recall right now, I decided to spend a night in Belize city, … Continue reading

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The laid back beach village of Hopkins.

Had I not stayed in such disappointing accommodation, Hopkins would have rated high in my ‘places to visit’ in Belize. Out of character, I decided to book a room in advance, a decision I  would live to regret; once the … Continue reading

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Placencia.

British Honduras was the name of a territory on the east coast of Central America, south of Mexico, after it became a British Crown colony in 1862. In 1964 it became a self-governing colony. The colony was renamed Belize in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Belize (formerly known as British Honduras).

I guess I should have realised what lay ahead when I had to pay £25.00 for the 1-hour boat journey from Livingston to Punta Gorda (PG). You don’t get much for your ‘buck’ here; Belize is expensive. I don’t quite … Continue reading

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