General Cayes, Belize

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    go on a catamaran trip to Caye...

    by Lissa_Girl Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Favorite thing: go on a catamaran trip to Caye Caulker on the Me Too with Hustler Tours!

    Fondest memory: I miss the people of Ambergris the most when I am away. They are the friendliest, most fun-loving people in the world. They make the island what it is-my favorite place in the world! I've made friendships with people down there that are stronger than any of my relationships at home.

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    by damerow Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Fondest memory: It would be easy to say the water color, the perfect weather, the Mayan Ruins, the pace of life, however I think the best part of Belize is the interaction these elements have on the mindset of the traveller, so everywhere you go, you meet excellent people!!

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    enjoy the diversity! Spend...

    by flyme2rio Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: enjoy the diversity! Spend some time on one of the Cayes - I was on Ambergris Caye for 4 days. There is much to do here that is water-related. Stay in at least one of the eco lodges, visit the Belize Zoo(one of the best I have seen). It is small but the selection of native animals are kept in enclosures that are so like their natural habitat. Rent a car and explore the country - it is small, there is hardly any traffic and the roads are good.And yes, that is the San Pedro Police Station on the left!An indication of the crime rate, I think!

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    Try bonefishing.Go out on...

    by flyme2rio Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Try bonefishing.Go out on night searches for the elusive jaguar.Cross the border into Guatemala and visit the magnificent ruins at the site of Tikal

    Fondest memory: On Ambergris Caye - being able to walk along the roadside barefoot! Where nothing more dangerous than a golf cart will pass you on the road. No tarmac - just sand.....
    Above is a typical cottage at Chan Chich Lodge

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  • Difficult to advise on must...

    by DellyM Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Difficult to advise on must do's on Belize as we spent the majority of our time working from a small island, South Water Caye.
    Belize city was an experience though, worth a one night stay just to get a feel for the place.

    Fondest memory: stroking a small box fish whilst snorkelling, he seemed to like it!
    Also, my first sighting of a hammerhead shark.....wow! My lasting memory of Belize though is the feeling of contributing towards the preservation of the delicate reef system, something I feel quite proud of.

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