From the velvety waters to the courteous officials, the transition from the shores of Belize to those of Guatemala encapsulate the character of this nation.
We crossed every border in Central America - from Guatemala to Panama - on our own and with public transport. Here's our overview of the entry and exit fees, tourist visa information and possible scams.
In parts of Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Belize, the vibe is distinctly Afro-Caribbean. The reason is the Garifuna. But who are they? Take a look and find out.
With the Caribbean music and lifestyle permeating almost every experience here it is sometimes difficult to remember you have only one foot in the Caribbean.