punta gorda

crossing borders: travelling from belize to guatemala

crossing borders: travelling from belize to guatemala

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.

foodie: driftwood cafe, punta gorda

foodie: driftwood cafe, punta gorda

A 'flexetarian' restaurant, for the health and eco-conscious, The Driftwood Cafe serves comfortably exotic food made with locally sourced ingredients, surrounded by cultural images of Belize.

city guides: punta gorda, belize

city guides: punta gorda, belize

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.

hostel review: nature's way, punta gorda

hostel review: nature's way, punta gorda

A quiet backpacker haunt, where you can happily while away a few hours whilst waiting for your boat to Guatemala.