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Hey, Mon! 16th August: Undoubtedly, Belize is a curios outpost: one of the greatest culture shocks we’ve encountered on this journey. Latin America has all of a sudden vanished. Entering immigration you can surely be forgiven for thinking you’ve arrived…

San Ignacio, Belize

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From the very first day, I was really intrigued by Belize. It was strange to come from months in Mexico and speaking Spanish to crossing an imaginary line on the land and now speak English. The bathrooms now were clean…

San Ignacio, Belize

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From the very first day, I was really intrigued by Belize. It was strange to come from months in Mexico and speaking Spanish to crossing an imaginary line on the land and now speak English. The bathrooms now were clean…

Hummingbird Highway, Belize

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Belize doesn’t have many roads, but since it’s so small I guess it doesn’t really need many. The main highways have simple names to tell you where they are in relation to the overall country layout – ie. Western Highway,…

Hummingbird Highway, Belize

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Belize doesn’t have many roads, but since it’s so small I guess it doesn’t really need many. The main highways have simple names to tell you where they are in relation to the overall country layout – ie. Western Highway,…

Budget: Belize

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Placencia, Belize

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The day we rode in from the border we headed south and then west along the only real highways in the country. Belize doesn’t have many main roads, and it doesn’t need them since its such a small country. At…

Placencia, Belize

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The day we rode in from the border we headed south and then west along the only real highways in the country. Belize doesn’t have many main roads, and it doesn’t need them since its such a small country. At…

Belize: Camp Site List

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Yellow-Green Vireo Campsite Date Visited: 04/01/2014 Location: 17.7686527837233, -88.5304623563667 A campsite near the lake at crooked tree bird sanctuary. Bathrooms and showers and a fire pit and some small palapas. Staff was friendly. 20 belize dollars per person. Internet: Yes…

Riding from Mexico into Belize

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After spending the night in Chetumal and getting some mail picked up at a local post office (thank you, Ruben!) we head for the border. I have no idea how long it will take to cross over. We have read…

Riding from Mexico into Belize

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After spending the night in Chetumal and getting some mail picked up at a local post office (thank you, Ruben!) we head for the border. I have no idea how long it will take to cross over. We have read…

Belize Part 3- Rivers and pine forests

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Caves Branch Before our jungle adventures (and the resulting heat exhaustion) we had planned to do the ATM caves, where you hiked through the jungle and then walked and swam through caves for hours to finally get to a cave…

Belize Part 1- Me talk Spanish one day

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I don’t know if you have ever read any David Sedaris books. His book Me Talk Pretty One Day, about his time living in France and struggling with French, reminded me of my on going struggle with Spanish (I took…

Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve

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What do Canadians do after spending some good quality time at the beach?  Head into the mountains, of course!  From Hopkins Village we took the gorgeous Hummingbird Highway across Belize with a slight detour through the fascinating area called Spanish…