I’ve come to Orange Walk to visit Lamanai – one of Belize’s most heralded Maya sites and I’ve heard that you can access it by river from here. I think this will be a good way to see a little bit of the jungle as well as Lamanai. I’m staying at the St Christopher … Read More

I’m leaving Corozal this morning and heading south to Orange Walk which is about a couple of hours away. This will be my first local bus trip and I’m a little nervous, but it will also be my first look at the Belizean countryside, which I’m looking forward to. My new friends Rosita and … Read More

There is only one water taxi a day to Corozel and it goes from an unnamed pier somewhere on the back of the Island. Corozel used to be a popular destination, but now the regular water taxis go straight to Chetumal on the Mexican Border bypassing it. When I tell people I want to … Read More

Leaving Caye Caulker I take the San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi once more and this time head for the town of San Pedro on Ambergris Caye. I suppose this can be classified as the tourist mecca of Belize, but any reading has either not a lot or nothing at all to say about … Read More

Now I feel like my adventure has really begun! I’ve got to find my way from the hotel to the San Pedro Water Taxi Rank, walking with my full pack for the first time, and feel really pleased with myself when I get there without any difficulty. I’m heading to the small island of … Read More

I’d like to think I am a reasonably intelligent woman, however I have to confess that I suffer from a serious mental deficiency when its comes to two things in life – One is filling out forms and the other is understanding politics; actually make that three because I can’t for the life of … Read More


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