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#34838 - 02/15/01 05:33 AM lobster
lances Offline
We will be arriving Sat. (Feb 17)
With lobster season over does that mean we can't get lobster even at Ramons??? I am bringing two women who will go nuts if they can't get lobster!!! Also, one is a Diet Coke addict and the other just as bad about Dr. Pepper... do I need to bring a stash for them??

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#34839 - 02/15/01 03:59 PM Re: lobster
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
As I understand it, restaurants are not supposed to serve local lobster out of season even if it has been frozen, as it just encourages illegal lobstering (though I have seen it served out of season, and a few years ago there was a big squawk when it was served out of season at a government-sponsored banquet). Plenty of other great seafood, though.

There was just a recent thread on the availability of Diet Coke. Someone said stores occasionally run out, but in recent years I have never had any problem finding it in groceries in San Pedro and Belize City.
Dr. Pepper I don't know about as I don't drink it and don't pay attention to it, but it's probably available somewhere.

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#34840 - 02/15/01 04:39 PM Re: lobster
lances Offline
Thanks for the info. The girls won't be happy about that but I understand the reason.

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#34841 - 02/15/01 05:18 PM Re: lobster
ga peach Offline
I am arriving in San Pedro Feb 21 for the first time and I am so excited I can hardly contain myself. I am dissappointed about the lobster too. I was planning to take a snorkeling tour which was supposed to include a beach picnic, where the snorkelers catch lobster to cook. I was really looking forward to that. What about crabs and conch? Are they in season?

I will be staying at the Tropica Hotel. Any words of advice other than watch out for Joe Bloey?

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#34842 - 02/15/01 05:43 PM Re: lobster
lances Offline
I think conch season starts when lobster season ends but you might someone who lives there like Barefoot Skinny.

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#34843 - 02/15/01 05:58 PM Re: lobster
Parrothead Offline
lances:

The Diet Coke you can buy on AC is distributed by Belikin and is a half saccarin/half nutrasweet formula that does not taste anything like what your girls are used to. The Diet Pepsi is better. It is made in Mexico I think and it is the 100% nutrasweet formula. Tastes just like in the states. However, both of them cost about as much as a six pack of Belikin Regular - so, you decide.

Parrothead

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