Posted in May 2012

Under da sea

Under da sea

Since I was a child I wanted to learn to scuba dive, so much so that at one point I thought that I’d be great as a marine biologist (despite disliking biology only so I’d get to scuba dive). I can only say thankfully that I never followed up on this childish idea, I was … Continue reading

Originally posted on It's all Michael Palin's fault:
I’ve been pretty grumpy a lot of the time in Honduras. It was a long journey by boat and bus to get to La Ceiba from Belize and there were a few attempts to rip me off on the way. The places we’ve stayed in…

And you thought that Megabus was crap!

And you thought that Megabus was crap!

Buses in Central America are not like in Britain, you don’t form an orderly queue waiting to pay the driver and then take a seat and the bus tends to leave at a scheduled time, not waiting until it is totally crammed. As anywhere buses can vary greatly, we went on air conditioned coaches which … Continue reading

3 Countries in 2 Weeks

3 Countries in 2 Weeks

We’ve been travelling for 2 weeks now, we haven’t had much of a time for rest until we arrived at Placencia, where we are relaxing on the beach until Iain can dive the Blue Hole. So here’s a little catch up of our trip so far! Cancun, Mexico Our trip started well, with our first … Continue reading

Originally posted on It's all Michael Palin's fault:
Incessant loud beeping from a mobile phone at 4.30am is just about my idea of hell, I’m not a morning person. I’m grouchy, dopey and virtually useless first thing in the morning. So I wasn’t in the best of moods when Katrina woke me by…

Originally posted on It's all Michael Palin's fault:
Mexico was never really a big part of the travel plan, the reason for coming here was Cancun was the easiest and cheapest place for myself and my girlfriend to meet coming from Canada and Europe. We didn’t intend on doing anything here really. This…