The Sun Was Out But Things are Far from Dry in San Pedro

Yesterday started cool and a little bit overcast but by mid-morning, the sun was out and things were heating up.


The weather map has been looking a bit more…September.  And this rain we have (almost all of it on September 21st – Independence Day) has made the plants extremely happy.


Just a street or two back from the beach, my friend’s house has become lake front property!  And gorgeous birds are flocking in to enjoy.


Normally a grassy lot.  Thanks for the photos Lou Ann!lou3 black necked stilt

Here are some photos that I took on a walk from town up to the bridge.  The Boca Del Rio area…

At the north end of Front Street.  Rain stops?  BRING OUT THE LAUNDRY!


This home celebrating Mexican Independence (September 16, 1810) and Belize’s (on the 21st).   Did you know Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua’s and Honduras’ independence also came on September 15th, 1821.   Interesting…


Old signs…


and new.  Barrel Bar (on the lagoon side) has been renamed “Africa Bar’.


Not too wet in his yard, I think this dog was just practicing for the big rains…


And then two sizeable construction projects in the last block before the bridge…

Construction in Belize requires a huge delivery of sticks and these guys are loading up.


And this one, just north of the now defunct DJ’s Burgers and our old crossfit gym…


I walked over the bridge…towards the old “Hammock House” Bar…now a bill-board for the Palapa Bar.


When I reached my final destination, Grand Caribe Resort, artist Fred Trejo was there showing a painting of the Palapa Bar to one of the owners there.  Beautiful.

palapa painting

And from what I can see outside…it looks like it’s going to be another warm, still, mostly sunny day on Ambergris Caye.

  • Love the painting and the sudden lakefront properties! I’m also intrigued by those old signs. The Islands of San Pedro? Barefoot Books?