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Punta Gorda, Belize

Although yesterday we had been told that we had to go back to Puerto Barrios to catch a 10:00 a.m. boat to Belize, in Livingston, anything is possible if you're willing to pay for it, and that includes a skiff directly to Punta Gorda, Belize. It thus took us only 45 minutes to get to Belize, instead of the 3 hours we had budgeted for this leg of the journey.

Once in Punta Gorda, we immediately jumped onto the Belize equivalent of a Chicken bus -- an old school bus that does the familiar hop-on, hop-off type of route -- and made it to Mango Creek in 2 hours. Then it was a 20 minute boat ride on the Hokey Pokey Water Taxi to Placencia, otherwise known as Paradise. Or a movie set.

permalink written by  shoshtrvls on September 3, 2009 from Punta Gorda, Belize
from the travel blog: Belize, Guatemala and Honduras (2009)
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