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#211534 - 06/02/05 08:05 PM first time in belize
siswoo Offline
hi. my boyfriend and i will be visiting belize for a week in august. it's half for vacation and half for investigating moving there someday. any tips you have will be appreciated!
thanks smile

#211535 - 06/03/05 03:04 AM Re: first time in belize
reaper Offline
Leave the boyfriend in California! laugh cool

#211536 - 06/03/05 03:49 AM Re: first time in belize
SP Daily Offline
Newly married and already greedy!!!

#211537 - 06/03/05 04:01 AM Re: first time in belize
reaper Offline
Not greedy....just good sound advice...why bring sand to the beach...and if siswoo isn't carefull she'll bring the boyfriend to SP and they'll fall in love and that will be it! laugh cool

#211538 - 06/03/05 01:56 PM Re: first time in belize
streetchie Offline
If you're really considering a move, you should spend a month or 2 here first.

#211539 - 06/03/05 02:52 PM Re: first time in belize
SimonB Offline
Try 3, that will give you time to be accustomed to the frequent bouts of alcohol poisoning that most newbies encounter. Not kidding, most people need that long to experience what island life will be like over the long term. The survivors are the ones you can't drag off the island with a bulldozer.

August, September and October are the best times as you'll see what life is like in slow season.

#211540 - 06/03/05 04:27 PM Re: first time in belize
siswoo Offline
Just curious, are these responses coming from people who actually live in belize? I'm not a college student looking for a cancun encounter... thanks to streetchie and simonB (minus the alcohol bit) for your sound advice.

#211541 - 06/03/05 04:34 PM Re: first time in belize
SimonB Offline
I've been here for 5 years (2.5 on AC, 2.5 on mainland), haven't left the country in 3 years, why bother. Do you still have those McDonalds restaurants up there?


#211542 - 06/03/05 08:43 PM Re: first time in belize
Or Offline
Hey Simon, now they say there is real chicken in the nuggets............. you have no idea what you are missing. laugh


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