Belize

Onto Guatemala or back to Mexico?

As we had only a 30-day visa for Belize, time was ticking  and we wanted to visit Pine Ridge Lodge which is about an hour and half drive south of San Ignacio on a mostly rough gravel road. It was time to move on again. We said see-you-later to Mat, Stacey and family and headed

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Belize

San Ignacio

We left St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park after breakfast and set off for San Ignacio. We arrived mid afternoon and decided to camp at Mana Kai campground where we ran unto Scott & Rachel, we had previously met them at Mariposa in Plascencia. After setting up we wandered into town for some dinner. San

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Belize

Southern Belize

  After spending the night in the parking lot of Cheers Restaurant we set off south to Plascencia. This is a small town located at the tip of a peninsula on the Caribbean Sea. But first we wanted to checkout The Spice Farm, this place grows local and East Indian spices and the restaurant serves

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Belize

Belize City and Beyond

From Crooked Tree we drove to Belize City where we parked behind the Radisson Hotel, at the sea wall to the Caribbean Sea. Just as we were about to take a walk along the sea wall to the downtown area a guy pulls up and asks whereabouts in Alberta we are from? Turns out his

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Belize

Belize

We emptied our black and grey tanks and filled up with water at Yax Ha, filled our diesel tank in Chetumal before leaving and heading to the Belizean/Mexican border where we cleared customs on the Mexican side, handed our tourist visa over and had our passports stamped out. Next we had to get the vehicle

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Belize

Passing the Time Away

While Catherine had a full slate of things to accomplish while back in Canada moving her mother, Stewart went back to Chabihau for most of that time, visiting Stephen while camping in the vacant yard opposite the house, which belonged to the property. Stewart  used this time to have a crown replaced on his tooth

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Mexico

Quintana Roo

We left El Cuyo early afternoon and where not sure if we would make it to Cancun in one day or stop on the way for a night somewhere. As it turns out we arrived in Cancun around 4:30pm after a slow drive on the secondary highways, to this point we had not totally decided

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Mexico

Progreso

After we left Kabah, we continued onto Merida where we had some laundry done then went to Chadraui, this is a supermarket chain in Mexico. We stocked up on groceries, which included a Turkey for Christmas day. We had previously talked with Dave who runs an Air-B&B in Progreso but also has room for a

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Mexico

On to the Yucatan

After we had our engine oil and filter changed in Campeche, we headed east to Edzna, this had been recommended by some of the locals. But first we took a detour to the Far East 😊 Edzna is another Archeological site with more Maya ruins. This is the first time we have seen round buildings and

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Mexico

East Along the North Coast

From Chabihau we continued in an easterly direction, travelling along the coast until we reached Dzilam de Bravo which was as far as we could drive before having to head inland for awhile, our destination would be Rio Lagartos. While driving to Rio Lagartos we passed a sign for a Cenote located on a farm/horse

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