The terminal looks brand new, and it was apparent how much money and care is spent on its upkeep. Shops and restaurants lined both sides of the area, offering passengers plenty to do while waiting for the next boat.
After an amazing four days inland in Belize, it was time to trade in our hiking boots for flip flops. We said goodbye to Maddy and all of her animal friends and hit the road back to Belize City. The drive back seemed shorter, but that usually happens when you know where you're going. Budget … Continue reading A Short Stop in Belize City
It only took three or four days and I could finally pronounce Xunantunich. It means "Stone Woman" and refers to the ghost of a woman who people say haunts the site to this day. It is home to the second tallest structure in all of Belize and is only a short distance from the Guatemalan border. … Continue reading Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Researchers say there are over 1,300 ballcourts that have been identified, with 60 percent of those being discovered in just the last 20 years.
Not far from downtown San Ignacio are the ruins of Cahal Pech. Honestly if you didn't know they were there, you would never guess to drive up the road that leads to the entrance to the ruins. Our car climbed the steep gravel road and as we reached the hillcrest, we immediately saw the entrance. … Continue reading Cahal Pech: An Ancient Mayan Ruin
After eating some of the most delicious rice and beans I've ever tasted, we had to figure out how to recreate the dish at home. After testing out several different recipes, we came across this one that tasted the most like the delicious dishes we had in Belize. This recipe says it serves 3-5. If … Continue reading Belizean Rice and Beans
Checking a bag is a hassle. You have to wait in line at the airport, get your bag weighed, and then pray that it makes it to your final destination in one piece. Then once you finally arrive after hours of traveling, you have to stand around and wait for your bag to appear. And … Continue reading Get Everything into a Carry On – Simplified Packing Tips