On August 31st, I wrote about the small Garifuna village of Seine Bight. The town that is just north of Placencia and so different from that lovely beach spot…and very interesting in its own way. After staying in Placencia for two nights, I moved up to Robert’s Grove (WOW…AND another place I STILL need to tell you about)…a gorgeous resort about 2 minutes walking distance from Seine Bight.
I walked into town on my first morning and found some really great stuff. After taking a bunch of pictures my first stop was Lola’s Art (you can see all the signs in my previous post). I’d seen her work all over town, even hanging in my room at Robert’s Grove, and I wanted to buy a little something and to meet the lady herself.
Her art is gorgeous…I love it
My pictures do NOT do it justice.
I love my rock paperweight that I bought for $50bzd – $40bzd for my cash discount.I chatted with Lola about a few things including the topic that was hot on my mind, the cruise ships coming to Placencia (you can see that post at the bottom).
I was looking for Garifuna food in a Garifuna village but found good Belizean basics.
The owner Verna is a sweet, sweet sweet heart (she is on the left). She also used to run a place in Boca Del Rio, San Pedro. I wish I had stopped in. BUT it’s cool that I get to meet her in Seine Bight.
I was about to tuck in when I realized that something was missing. I’d been chatting to a young guy at the next table (and eyeballing his lunch) and he had PIG TAIL and I did not. They say that life isn’t fair but COME ON! I love salty porky pig tail with my rice and beans. My friends called Verna over and…