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#233581 - 03/27/07 03:26 PM thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP
Dreaming_of_sun Offline
hello all im claire am married with two teenage children, its our dream to move abroad and run our own small resort, what is Ambergris caye like to live in and can anyone give me any info at all on schools, medical and if its worth it to up sticks and get a mortgage on a resort

thanks x

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#233583 - 03/27/07 03:29 PM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: Dreaming_of_sun]
Dreaming_of_sun Offline
anyone? x

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#233589 - 03/27/07 04:06 PM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: Dreaming_of_sun]
Seachange Offline
You may want to do a search on this board and also the Belize Forum. Lots of info, lots of issues. Wishing you the best with your adventures!

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#233592 - 03/27/07 04:31 PM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: Seachange]
collyk Offline
This site is quite helpful I think. http://belizefirst.com/livehome.html
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#233613 - 03/27/07 11:19 PM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: collyk]
ScubaLdy Offline
Dear Dreaming
Before you "pick up sticks" read the book "Don't Stop The Carnival."
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#233634 - 03/28/07 03:11 AM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: ScubaLdy]
Anonymous
Whatever you do come here for at least three months, preferably six, before you make any long term committment.

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#233838 - 03/30/07 03:58 AM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: ]
LaraTravelBelize Offline
i read lan suders books too before getting here. there is nothing to completely prepare you, just come with an open mind.

suffice to say, many many many of us are completely in love with the place.
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#233996 - 03/31/07 04:28 AM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: LaraTravelBelize]
indygal Offline
Dreaming of sun, Don't stop dreaming but please - visit until your children are raised. There are no schools here for teenagers, that remotely come close to a High school in the States or Canada. Teen years are tough enough without having to deal with a different culture, loss of friends, and getting a sub-standard education.
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#235020 - 04/12/07 04:16 PM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: indygal]
Amanda Syme Offline
indygal - I might agree with different culture & loss of friends - but sub-standard education???? I don't know any Belizean child that has moved to the states or Canada that has been "held back". Most of the Belizean kids I know end up as A and B students if they go up to high school or college.

I grew up here in Belize and attended San Pedro High School. I may not be a lawyer or a doctor - but that is by choice not because of inability.

I am totally gob smacked that you believe the Belize education system is sub-standard. In fact I am so amazed I can't even type anymore right now!!!!!

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#235021 - 04/12/07 04:17 PM Re: thinking of moving to Ambergris caye HELP [Re: Amanda Syme]
Amanda Syme Offline
Dreamin of the sun. Why not call the new owners of Capricorn Resort. They just moved here with 2 teens. I am sure that they would be very pleased to answer your questions - they are lovely, friendly people.

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