Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#294638 - 08/25/08 04:51 PM Where is "The Cut" ?  
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 1
rusag2 Offline
.
rusag2  Offline
Hello everyone. I was just reading about a place on Ambergris Caye, and it was described as being "north of 'the cut'"

Can anyone tell me where "The Cut" is on the island?

Very confusing.

Cheers all

#294643 - 08/25/08 05:09 PM Re: Where is "The Cut" ? [Re: rusag2]  
Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 3,157
pugwash Offline
pugwash  Offline
It runs directly under the bridge!

At the north end of town(San Pedro), perhaps a mile up the beach from the ferry terminal and the water taxi, its the entry to the lagoon and the west side of the town.

Locate reef Village on a map,and you can't help but see it just to the south.

In real terms, north of the cut means a toll charge each time you cross the bridge in a golf cart!


It's rarely rocket science, it's usually just math: then again if you can't do the math.......
#294647 - 08/25/08 05:54 PM Re: Where is "The Cut" ? [Re: pugwash]  
Joined: Aug 2000
Posts: 593
gailtor Offline
.
gailtor  Offline
Rusag2
Check out the blog for Holly Cross (school just north of the cut, with the red roofs). There is an amazing aerial shot that shows the bridge.

http://www.holycrossbelize.blogspot.com/

Also for the record, the `road` north of the cut is not at all like the streets in town. Something to consider when booking. No cars are allowed across the bridge but you can take a golf cart over (for a fee).

Enjoy your visit to San Pedro..
Gail cool


#294673 - 08/25/08 09:16 PM Re: Where is "The Cut" ? [Re: rusag2]  
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,004
Loansum-Al K Offline
.
Loansum-Al K  Offline
The "Cut" is just south of Heaven!


I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!
#294717 - 08/26/08 09:03 AM Re: Where is "The Cut" ? [Re: Loansum-Al K]  
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 11,731
elbert Offline
elbert  Offline
the cut is also sometimes in reference to natural breaks in the reef the reef where boats can go in and out of the inter Lagoon area.
There is one every mile or so along the reef, Hol Chan is a cut, and in fact the words in Maya means just that. Mexico Rocks Cut',Tres Cocos Cut', Mata Cut, and the big one in fount of town called the Tuffy Cut.
The bridge goes over a river dividing the town from the civilized part of the island. I've heard it referred to as a cut but I don't think thats what it is.
I think Cay Caulker refers to theirs as a 'split', but still refers to the breaks in the reef as 'Cuts'. The Caye Caulker Cut' is in frount of the Caye Caulker island and is the dorway to the outside reef we use to get to The Great Blue Hole'.
I've had my coffee!


The Dive Shops Daily Blog
http://scubalessonsbelize.blogspot.com/
#294718 - 08/26/08 09:08 AM Re: Where is "The Cut" ? [Re: elbert]  
Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 1,925
papashine Offline
.
papashine  Offline
Tell us the name of the place you are looking for and I'm sure someone will tell you where it is located.


Reality..What a concept!
#294733 - 08/26/08 09:45 AM Re: Where is "The Cut" ? [Re: papashine]  
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 503
Dan Carey Offline
.
Dan Carey  Offline
rusag2,
The Cut is a gap in the island just north of town. Things "north of The Cut" are north of town, just across the bridge. Does that clear things up a little?

Dan


"Facts are the enemy of Truth"
Don Quixote
#294738 - 08/26/08 09:49 AM Re: Where is "The Cut" ? [Re: elbert]  
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 3,254
azbob Offline
.
azbob  Offline
You are really confusing rugsag2. Yes you are right of course!


"Hold on Tight To Your Dreams" ELO

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker
Chronicles

PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lil� Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
February
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
3 registered members (3 invisible), 52 guests, and 5 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics64,658
Posts464,068
Members18,751
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0