January 9 Chetumal to Belize City
|Roads||a lot of sugar cane||and here we are: Belize City|
January 10 Belize city: "Live and let live!"
|People are extra friendly.||So what if||if the sidewalks have a few holes...|
|or the neighbour is not a handyman?||Just relax...||and tell it like it is...|
January 11 Belize City to San Ignacio, very short trip
|Only two hours||lots of fruit trees||and I bought Birkenstocks...|
January 12 San Ignacio is very small but now they found oil and are exporting it...
|So these may be the last||photos of San Ignacio as a quaint,||quiet place.|
January 13 Cahal Pech - Mayan ruins in San Ignacio
|3000 years ago people built,||nature reclaimed its soil...||When will she reclaim it again?...|
January 14 Still here...nothing to report, my camera has no batteries...I've just bought a battery charger. Right now I am waiting for them to get recharged!
January 15 Best places in San Ignacio
|Casa Blanca - wonderful hotel||Hannah restaurant, perfect food|
January 16 We went sightseeing...
|Caracol, another Mayan site||I love the Ceibas,|
|these gigantic trees are amazing||Pine beetle killed most on the pines|
January 17 and 18 Same old same old!! Just living!
January 19 Medicine trail in Belize, the Mayan healing is fascinating...
|The sign says it all...||Among many..||Pata de Vaca treats headaches|
|Snake plant helps to control diabetes||Wild Yam natural contraceptive|
January 20 Raining again. It is warm and the whole place feels sleepy and timeless.
January 21 Still raining.
January 22 Well... still raining so we might move on...
January 23 Last day in San Ignacio and the constant rain.
|finally flooded the streets||Hotel entrance|
On the way back to Canada - April 8 to 15
April 8 San Ignacio, Belize. see January 12
April 9 San Ignacio to Punta Gorda
April 10 Punta Gorda is a great little town.
|No real beaches but||"interesting" architecture||and really huge satellites.|
April 11-12 We drove from Punta Gorda to Placencia
|Old photo from Costa Rica||Road to Placencia crosses a runway||and voila! Placencia.|
April 13-14 Placencia Beach is the best so far.
|Clean beaches,||warm and calm sea.|
April 15 Corozal, Belize
|More water!!||No sandy beaches||and very quiet.|