Everyday I try a new place to eat – except for breakfast! Pops is my favorite place for coffee and toast.
And as of today I do not feel like a tourist any longer 🙂 I have a CAR !!! A Nissan Pathfinder – and I think I struck a bargain.
Registering a car is pretty simple in Belize – IF you know where to go. The previous owner has to come along (I was so grateful for that!). First you need insurance – you can drive without a number plate for a day, but you cannot drive without insurance! When that is done, you hand in the old plates and get the new ones. The whole process takes about 2 hours (more, if you don’t have a local that jumps the line). I just smiled politely at the people waiting, pretending not to understand what was going on 🙂
“Clever me” then asked the old owner to come along while I fill up the car. Every country is different, and I hate it when I look dumb at the gas station. No self-service in Belize. You just stay comfortable in your car and everything is taken care of. I like that ! In Germany your hands stink like petrol after filling up.
And now I am planning the next couple of days. Tomorrow I will be checking out San Ignacio’s twin town, Santa Elena, Bullet Tree and the Spanish Lookout.
The following day I will head down to the coast: Belize City and then down to Placencia. I can’t wait to share the photos with you!