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"When I'm Sixty-Four" in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize.

Sitting out on the veranda the other morning with a mug of coffee ((I’ll skip the usual description – regular readers will know which veranda and what type of coffee and if you’re not a regular reader (why not?) then go through the archives)) and I started to consider (I have no idea why) how I might have changed since moving to Ambergris Caye just over three years ago. 1,120 more words

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For Rose's Birthday Season, the gifts that keep on giving

I think I outdid myself this year.

In 2014 during that special monthlong holiday known as Rose’s Birthday Season (it ends Sept. 7, more or less … ) I gave my wife an especially thoughtful gift  — new fenders for her bicycle! 841 more words


In Low Season, some of our favorite bistros close down, but some surprise openings too

(Editor’s note: You can find an updated version of this list here.)

Welcome to Low Season. Or Slow Season.

It is that time of the year when hurricanes are possible and tourists are harder to find. 1,503 more words


In praise of sitting still in Belize

I sit in the red Adirondack chair, the only one with a cushion, albeit a thin cushion,  and marvel at the well-practiced thievery of the frigate birds. 1,527 more words


GoPro lessons: Let sleeping crocs lie and don't mess with a hungry sea turtle

I’ve added a GoPro to my arsenal of photographic tools which, up to this point, consisted of an iPod.

At the moment I’m just learning what a GoPro can do (eg. 609 more words


Updated: Seeing Belize anew through the eyes of a child

(Editor’s note: I added a significant piece from 1980 to this story at the very bottom, on 8-25-15. Hope you enjoy it.)

If you want to really see Ambergris Caye through fresh eyes, try walking around with a four-year-old. 1,087 more words


Back to Diving

One of the biggest thrills for us being back in Belize is the chance to do some fantastic diving. Our dive operator of choice is Belize Pro Dive Center. 674 more words