Marco Gonzalez Maya Site on the Southern End of Ambergris Caye

Marco Gonzalez Reserve is the only official Maya site on Ambergris Caye.   The location is relatively remote – 5 miles south of San Pedro town and set back deep into the mangroved lagoon.   It was “discovered” just 35 years ago – in 1984 – when a young local man, Marco Gonzalez, led two visiting archaeologistsKeep reading »

A March Tuesday on Ambergris Caye

It’s breezy, warm, humid March on Ambergris Caye.  The “March Blow” is blowing (just one of the seasons that we have on the island) – and the sargasso is coming in. Instead of dwelling on that, I’ll show you some pictures I took in town yesterday.  As I waited for the water taxi to takeKeep reading »

My Eight Craziest Adventure Tours In Belize

Belize is full of adventure.  Such a small country but you can be at the Second Largest Reef in the world on one day and then spelunking deep within a limestone cave the next. There are so many different tours and trips that you can take on your trip to Belize – some more popularKeep reading »

Carnaval in San Pedro and Court in Belize City

Oy yesterday was a long, long long long day.  An early morning golf cart ride to town, 1.5 hour water taxi to Belize City for a 10:30am court date.  It is the very first stage in the Cayo Rosario matter.  And I’ll leave it at that. Well…I’ll share one of the posts I wrote aboutKeep reading »

A Gorgeous Week on Ambergris Caye and A Severed Toe

HOLY CRAP!  Can you believe that it is March?  Actually…can you believe that it is 2019?!?! It’s been a HOT breezy gorgeous week on our island – and I took lots of snap shots all over the place. Starting on Tuesday morning – the day when vendors comes from the mainland to sell fruits andKeep reading »

Fresh Noodle Shop, Ramen 501, Opens In San Pedro

It seems as though a new bar or restaurant opens on Ambergris Caye every week. But I was particularly excited when I saw a post on Facebook announcing that Chef Toshiya – who has a Japanese restaurant at Mahogany Bay Village – was coming to the Poco Loco Food Court on Front Street in SanKeep reading »

Update On the Road North

Away from San Pedro town, Ambergris Caye has one main road that runs north to south. Just a few years ago, much of it was just a path – one that turned to mud in the rainy season. In 2014, the paving began – and when completed, it stretched from the bridge to Mile 4Keep reading »

My Complete Guide To Secret Beach on Ambergris Caye

Table of Contents The Scoop on Ambergris Caye’s Most Popular Spot:  Secret BeachA Brief History of Secret BeachHow To Get To Secret Beach, Ambergris CayeWhat To Do At Secret BeachBars and RestaurantsWater and Adventure ActivitiesThe Hidden Spots  – the Secrets of Secret BeachBlue Bayou BarAurora’s Bar & Grill at Paradise on the CayeWalk North orKeep reading »

Sew What! Starting Small And Growing a Business on Ambergris Caye

Sew What! is an impressive business that’s been growing on Ambergris Caye over 15 years ago. Now, with two locations, they make so much – cushions, inside and out, upholstery, window shades, awnings, boat and golf cart cushions, almost everything that can be sewed – except clothing. Here is the office/workshop in town – withKeep reading »

Monday Blues as a Cold Front Passes over Ambergris Caye

Yesterday, as many in the north were chiseling the ice from their cars in the US and Canada, the cold front dipped as low as Belize. Coldest temperature recording yesterday in the US:  Seagull Lake, Minnesota -35F, Boston, 5 degrees, NYC, 4 degrees.  Orlando’s temperature was 38! Belize dipped precariously into the mid to highKeep reading »