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What to Do During an 8-Hour Sunday Power Outage on Ambergris Caye

July 24th, 2023

A few weeks ago, Belize Electricity Corporation (BEL) announced a planned power outage for the entire island of Ambergris Caye.…

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Gorgeous Afternoon on North North Ambergris Caye: But the Rainy Season Has Definitely Started

July 20th, 2023

Yesterday we woke up to grey drizzly skies. But I had to run up north – way up north –…

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Lobsterfest outfits

2023 San Pedro Lobsterfest Block Party Is The Best Ever…

July 16th, 2023

Although I think I say that every year. San Pedro, Belize 2023 Lobsterfest did not disappoint. Not one bit. In…

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Phineas

Ambergris Caye’s Amazing ACES Wildlife Rescue

July 14th, 2023

Ambergris Caye is SO fortunate to have a 24-hour wildlife rescue team like Chris and Christina of ACES. For almost…

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Corozal Tropic Air

Navigating from Cancun to Belize (& Back Again) + Crossing the Mexico- Belize Border

July 9th, 2023

Is it Worth It to Travel from Cancun Airport to Belize? The Time, The Cost/Savings, the Details & Tips For…

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Flying outside of Corozal Belize

Sometimes the Best Part of Travel Is Coming Home: Flying Corozal to San Pedro

July 5th, 2023

Good lawd…I’m back! And the gorgeous flight from Corozal to San Pedro was the perfect, huge sigh of relief-I’m home…

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View at Tranquility Bay

A Drive to North Ambergris Caye & Other Things

June 23rd, 2023

Yesterday, Jeff and I took a drive up to about…I’m guessing 16 or 17 miles North Ambergris Caye. It’s a…

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Back a Back Street

Readying for Lobster Season, A Carnival: A Beautiful Day on Back-A-Back Street San Pedro

June 21st, 2023

I spend quite a bit of time on Backa Back Street, San Pedro. In our small town, there are three…

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Belize Doesn’t Have Chains? Untrue. Sarita Ice Cream in San Pedro

June 19th, 2023

I’ve heard it so many times – “Belize doesn’t have big chains”. No Mcdonald’s, no Walmart, no Burger King. And…

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South end of Front Street

The Bluest June Skies: A Walk Up Front St San Pedro

June 16th, 2023

The hot sunny weather continues and over the last few days, a lovely, much need breeze has been added. (See…

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Old carnival ride

2023 Dia De San Pedro is Coming Up: Tradition, Piety, Fishing & A Carnival

June 14th, 2023

Every year, Ambergris Caye looks forward to Dia De San Pedro – festivities that combine religion and culture, as well…

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Palapa Bar over the water

Clear Water and High Temperatures on Ambergris Caye

June 9th, 2023

I know I’m starting to sound like a broken record but WOOF! It’s been a hot last couple weeks in…

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BBQ Lobster Caye Caulker

2023’s San Pedro Lobsterfest is Almost Here!

June 7th, 2023

San Pedro Lobsterfest is an annual event on Ambergris Caye – celebrating our island and celebrating the start of lobster…

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Cowhorn orchid at Victoria Hosue

I Love the June Flamboyant Trees of Ambergris Caye

June 4th, 2023

June is a month of mangos and flowering trees – especially on mainland Belize. The trees flower in the most…

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Glass and 18th century pottery

This week on the Caye: A Maya Site, A New Water Taxi Terminal, and An Oil Rig

June 2nd, 2023

It’s starting to sound like summer – and GOOD GRIEF, it most certainly feels like it. The weather has been…

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Cost of Living in Belize – Ambergris Caye: 2023 Update

May 29th, 2023

How much does it REALLY cost to live on Ambergris Caye, Belize: From Someone Who Lives Here There is a…

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An Orange Green Iguana catching some sunshine

The Future of Calvin’s Green Iguana Eco-Corner Sanctuary in Peril

May 27th, 2023

Mr Calvin and Green Iguana Eco-Corner – one of the most visited spots in San Pedro – is being asked…

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My Five With View at Tuto

My Five: A GORGEOUS Week on Ambergris Caye

May 21st, 2023

It’s been a gorgeous and RED HOT week on Ambergris Caye – blissful mid-May weather. Tourism has slowed down quite…

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Robles Point Water and Beach

A Drive Way up North on Ambergris Caye & My First View of the Old Shrimp Farm

May 18th, 2023

Yesterday, we took a drive WAY up north. A way off the beaten path on Ambergris Caye (you can’t even…

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Bedroom view over the ocean

Modern Diamante Beachfront Suites: In the Heart of San Pedro Town

May 16th, 2023

Recently, I spent 2 lovely days and 2 nights at Diamante Beachfront Suites on Ambergris Caye. A huge, cool, modern,…

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