A strangely constructed town, yet set against the typical Guatemalan scenes of cowboy hatted gents and be-skirted Maya women, this town has a strangely alluring charm.
Guatemala’s home of the Garifuna, Livingston is worth at least a couple of days when travelling between Belize and Guatemala. Here are our top things to do in Livingston plus where to stay and how to get there.
With copper-toned rooftops, colourfully coated architecture and cobbled streets ascending to a perfect sunset on the lake, the 'island' of Flores sometimes has the feel of a small coastal town in the south of France or Italy.
Whether fresh from Spanish-speaking Guatemala or saying farewell to this Central American anomaly, it is hard to mistake the quintessential Belizean vibe of Punta Gorda. Its proximity to Guatemala and Honduras, has left a strong imprint on the resident population and allows a gentle transition across the border.