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Caye Caulker, Belize: A Beauty on a Perfect Day

Caye Caulker – only a 25-minute water taxi ride from San Pedro, Belize – operates at a very different pace.  This island motto – is taken quite seriously…

You’ll see the signs around the village and rastas suggest it to me often as I walk a bit too fast.

Caye Caulker is ABSOLUTELY beautiful – and my walkabout yesterday on THE MOST GORGEOUS DAY to me that I need to get here WAY more often.  A few hours, twice a year when I have visitors does not suffice.  It may seems so walkable but there is SO much happening, so many new hotels and restaurants…what seems like a zillion tour shops…the NORTH side of the island.

And since I am here on an exploratory trip to see if I can write a book about Caye Caulker – like my recent publication about Ambergris Caye, I need to practically move to Caye Caulker for the next few months.

The HARDSHIP!  🙂  I’ll be accepting all thoughts and prayers.

Take a look at my snapshots from yesterday.  This place is Instagram MAGIC.

The view from the village cemetery.

And think how much MORE fun I’ll be having next week.  I am GIDDY with excitement since after one year of IPhone 7 photography, I have ordered a camera.  A REAL CAMERA.  On that requires treating it with respect and carrying it around in a case.  Prayers again needed.

I can’t wait to bring it to Caye Caulker.

Last night – I LOVE that the main “street” of Caye Caulker is still very much for pedestrians and sleeping dogs.  Gotta respect this pooch snoozing in the middle of the road.

I can not take enough photos of the Little Blue Gift shop.  SO CUTE.

There are so many bigger and more luxurious looking docks and hotels.  Like Weezies or Blue Zen (WOW) or Velento.

Dock at Weezies.  LOVE the super casual name and the fancier resort.

I’ve stayed at the gorgeous Sea Dream – I’d love to stay there ALWAYS.  But this time I’m on a budget.  And for about $50US, this spot is seriously great.  Breakfast, AC, WiFI, great location, TV…simple and clean and lots of hot water.

Two full size beds and a great front porch where you can watch the world go by.

The sunset is a big deal in these parts – we headed over to watch some pelican feeding and the main event.

The silence of the setting sun.

And the 50 or more people with cell phones trying to capture it.

I have lots more to do and EAT.  Good grief…Namaste Cafe and Pasta Per Caso have been so good.  Must keep eating…

 

 

 






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