A Weekend Walk Around Caye Caulker, Belize: Looking Good

I spent just 4 hour on Caye Caulker on Saturday afternoon.  I left on a gorgeous day and as the hours went by, the grey moved in.  But I covered lots of ground, ate plenty and the caye looked gorgeous.  Clean, freshly painted, lots of new businesses…the islanders really got ready for the “busy season” this year.  Caye Caulker is packed with happy bikinied barefooted tourists and there are quite a few new businesses including my new favorite donut shop.

An old favorite, Celi’s Gift Shop.



And the very cute fruit stand.


Belizean Flava.  Gotta try this spot.

IMG_6968Fran’s Grill…do they ever open?


The street signs.  Needed I guess.  At least 3 rasta guys told me to “Go Slow” during my visit.  I’M NOT GOOD AT THAT!

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Kid hanging with Sponge Bob Square Pants.



Hut for Swallow Caye Manatee tours.

IMG_7005Nearing the split…LOTS of activity.  Even jet skis.

IMG_7008I stopped and visited two hotels…but I’ll tell you about that tomorrow.

IMG_7027And then made it down to the Lazy Lizard at the Split.




The DJ was working his magic…and the bar downstairs was packed.  Second floor is a good spot if you want to find a seat.

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Flags fluttering on the beach.  New?

IMG_7042Old tired dog resting at a hotel.  Guarding the gate ain’t easy.



To the Middle Street!  House of Fry Jacks!  IHOFJ.  Must try this too…


And the laundromat.


Chan’s is always busy (for more on this fine eatery, check out my review):



A street salesman’s claw display.


And Southern Style BBQ has come to Caye Caulker.   Along with Blues and Booze…



And a very big smoker that definitely was not purchased in Belize City…IMG_7061


The outside of Ronnie’s.  Another spot I’ll need to try.



I headed out to the water taxi dock for my return boat.

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