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Placencia, Belize: Always Feels Like A Real Beach Getaway

November 7th, 2013

I had landed in the town of Placencia.  After my 3 day Raggamuffin sailing adventure (see Part One and Two –…

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Bucket List Trip: Catamaran Sailing the Belize Cayes with Raggamuffin Tours, Day Two & Three

November 5th, 2013

Let me continue telling you about my catamaran sail from Caye Caulker to Placencia (north to south along the Belize…

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Bucket List Trip: Catamaran Sailing the Belize Cayes with Raggamuffin Tours, Day One

November 4th, 2013

Mark Twain said it correctly.   “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t…

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The Inn At Robert’s Grove: A VERY Comfortable Way to Visit the Placencia Peninsula

October 30th, 2013

A few months ago, I took my first trip to Placencia, the beautiful small beach town that is probably the…

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Lola’s Art & Vern’s Restaurant in Seine Bight Village: Put Both on Your List!

October 24th, 2013

On August 31st, I wrote about the small Garifuna village of Seine Bight.  The town that is just north of…

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Placencia, Belize: Charm, Food Eaten and Eating Opportunities Missed, The End

September 12th, 2013

This is becoming quite the long drawn out post about Placencia.  There was Part One:  Good Eats, Placenca Belize, Four…

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Placencia, Belize: Charm, My Potential Pulitzer, Best Coffee in Belize and Good Eats, Part Two

September 4th, 2013

In my last post about Placencia and its divine eating and coffee drinking, I visited Brewed Awakenings for 630am coffee,…

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Seine Bight, Placencia Peninsula: Food, People and Lola’s Art

August 31st, 2013

On the same peninsula and only about 5 miles north from Placencia is the village of Seine Bight (pronounced Sane…

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Good Eats: Four Meals a Day in Placencia, Belize is Not Enough, Part One

August 30th, 2013

For a tiny village of only about 1000 people, Placencia in Southern Belize has more than its fair allotment of…

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Regulation Bowling in Belize? I Could Not Have Been More Surprised at Jaguar Lanes

August 29th, 2013

The Placencia peninsula has what you want in a visit to Belize.   Diving, snorkelling, FANTASTIC food, amazing wildlife, mango…

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Three Pictures That Sum Up My Day – Maya Beach, Placencia Peninsula to Ambergris Caye

August 28th, 2013

Here are the three pictures that sum up my day of travel from Placencia, Belize back to San Pedro. The…

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Placencia, Belize: Lovely, Charming Beach Village with PLENTY Going ON

August 26th, 2013

Why oh why did it take me over 6 years to visit Placencia?  It is SO easy to see in…

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Norwegian Cruise Lines Buys Harvest Caye in Belize: Is it the End of Placencia As We Know It?

August 25th, 2013

First time visitors to any place in Belize often hear the phrase “oh…you should have seen (insert:  Caye Caulker or…

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A Christmas-y Morning in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

December 6th, 2012

I am home at last!  My journey back from Providence, Rhode Island took me to Dulles Airport, Washington, DC to…

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The Way I See It: Hopkins vs. San Pedro/Ambergris Caye

November 10th, 2011

I’ve been asked by quite a few people since I visited Hopkins, Belize “how does it compare to San Pedro?”…

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Hopkins: A Sleepy Village Every Way You Look at It

October 13th, 2011

South of Dangriga,  after a 40 minute ride on a long dirt road, you arrive in Hopkins Village right on…

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A Day Of Travel: San Pedro To Dangriga and Finally To Hopkins, Belize

October 12th, 2011

Yes, I decided to take the scenic route.  (Also known as the cheapest way to travel).  And I’m very glad…

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