Month: July 2015

July 29 / Finances

We only managed to go to 2 places in Guatemala: Finca Tatin in the jungle, and Antigua in the mountains. So all in all, V and I only spent 8 days there. What we wanted to do was climb a volcano and spend time in the jungle so that’s what…

July 28 / Accommodations

Casa Amarilla (Yellow House), Antigua, Guatemala — 4.5 star Website: guatetravel.com Trip Advisor Link A FEW SHOTS OF CASA AMARILLA (YELLOW HOUSE) HOSTEL A small top floor courtyard. Private room beds were large and quite comfortable. TV was optional and a bit more expensive. Rooms were pretty bright and spacious.…

July 27 / Guatemala

Guatemala’s Ecology Guatemala is a much richer country than I expected, both in terms of levels of poverty and ecology. Maybe our expectations were much lower after having passed through Belize which was in fact poorer than expected. Belize which was more expensive and seemed to have less to offer,…

July 21 / Finances

We only went to 2 places in Belize and to be honest, that was enough. Belize was a let down and likely the country I liked the least. While the snorkeling/diving is breathtaking, there didn’t seem to be much else on offer. I’d go back for more snorkeling and diving,…

July 21 / Accommodations

Bull’s Beach Cabanas, Placencia, Belize — 3 star Website: bullsbeachcabanas.com TripAdvisor Link A FEW SHOTS OF BULL’S BEACH CABANAS Decent double sized bed. Clean enough room, spacious with a fridge. Worked out well. A fan, a chair and an armoire. Bathroom was just ok. Wasn’t bad, wasn’t great. Bit claustrophobic…

July 20 / Belize

Placencia, Belize – rest, swim, eat, snorkel, dive. Not much else. We arrived in Placencia, Belize, pretty late at night after our chicken bus broke down. We quickly found a place to stay (Lydia’s Guesthouse) but didn’t have time to see much. Went to the grocery store, had a beer,…

July 15 / Belize

Caye Caulker, Belize –┬áno beach but god the snorkeling.. All we knew is we wanted more sun, more sea, snorkeling and hopefully a thriving social scene. And V, well she was hoping for some great food too, but she’s always hoping for great food. As a consummate foodie, cuisine is…

July 8 / soul

It’s still too early to say of course, I officially left home on April 12th, after a week of living at my girlfriend’s, following letting my apartment go, but in that time, in the past almost 3 months, I can say that things have been going really well. But I…