Up at 8.00am in order to have a leisurely breakfast of granola and fresh fruit, before meeting at Ragamuffin's to get fitted for our snorkelling gear at around 9.30. We finally left for the tour at 10.30 with our captain Kevin. After around an hour's sailing, we dropped anchor at Coral cove to snorkel round the reef for around 50 minutes, though there wasn't much to see here, bar a few rays etc. After jumping on board we had a delicious lunch prepared for us, in...
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Left the hotel at 7.00am in 2 vehicles to drive 2 hours to Belize city. We had all chosen to pay an extra $5 to take this mode of transport rather than public bus which would have taken longer. After reaching Belize city with seconds to spare we got onto the water taxi which took us to Caye Caulker. After checking in at the hotel, the rest of the day was free. I spent the remainder of the day exploring with Sheila, stopping by The Budgetman for lunch consisting...
After an early breakfast at 7.00, Sheila and I were met at the hotel by a car which took us 10 minutes down the road to the ranch, where we met our guide. And our horses for the trek. My horse was an Apaloosa called Jose , he was around 16 hands. After mounting, our guide took us for a beautiful and informative ride through typical Belizian farmland, telling us about the various trees, plants and birds which we encountered along the way and their holistic us...
We met in the hotel lobby with our guide for the day, then drove for an hour to reach Tikal National Park. We had an hour or so to order and eat breakfast before being taken on a four hour guided walk through the Mayan Temple complex.
Up at the ungodly hour of 4.00am, as in order to beat the morning Guatemalan city traffic, we were scheduled to leave Antigua at 5.00am. It was then a 12 hour drive with a couple of stops in between, before we reached Flores. After checking in we had a couple of hours to get settled, before we met in the hotel terrace at 7.00pm, to walk down to the restaurant for dinner.