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#386100 - 08/22/10 02:46 AM A question for the locals...
Keep It Simple Offline
We just happen to run across an older post...Is there a need for a bicylce/golf cart repair shop?

Thanks,
Fanny & Zoltan

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#386102 - 08/22/10 03:38 AM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: Keep It Simple]
pirate villas Offline
? im sure up north could probably use one ive never seen one
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#386120 - 08/22/10 01:33 PM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: pirate villas]
bywarren Offline
I always thought if I wanted to start a business on AC, I would open up a snowmobile sales and service. That way the end result would be like most, I would go broke, but at least I would not have to work hard while doing it. wink

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#386122 - 08/22/10 01:49 PM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: bywarren]
Diane Campbell Offline
To answer the original question from Fanny and Zoltan - San Pedro seems to have sufficient repair shops for both bicycles and golf carts.

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#386124 - 08/22/10 02:39 PM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: Diane Campbell]
natalie p Offline
I think a week doesn't go by without someone I have met visiting here asking me to help them find where can they live, what work can they do. So many people who would love to live here. Can't blame them, it is beautiful here. But as in all places, there are good things and bad things. It is not easy making a living here.

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#386136 - 08/22/10 05:23 PM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: natalie p]
tortuga.chica Offline
On the flight to BZE yesterday, I met a couple who after spending 1 week on AC on holiday were all about moving down to the island.

I am a relative novice to island life--as I have only visited for 1 week at a time (on my 3rd visit now). But, I will tell you this, being a member of this forum and talking to people who live on the island full-time has really opened my eyes to how challenging living in San Pedro can be. It is a beautiful place, with many beautiful people and beautiful things, but as Natalie says...It is not easy to make a living...

I told the couple that I met several things...(that I learned from people on this forum)

- Talk to people who live down there.
- Stay for a month at a time (trial basis, we'll say) @ different time of the year so you can experience all seasons that Belize has to offer.

Also, told them to join this forum. I find it very, very informative when it comes to knowing the "real deal" about life on San Pedro.
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#386139 - 08/22/10 07:22 PM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: tortuga.chica]
elbert Offline
I take my bike to ElGuapo's its close to the Texaco Dock and cheap. he also does motorcycles. it would be hard to beat his price and service.
I've had the idea that a landscaping business would be big. lots of new homes that need particular services.
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#386489 - 08/27/10 12:19 AM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: tortuga.chica]
harleynot
Originally Posted By: phishhippiegirl
On the flight to BZE yesterday, I met a couple who after spending 1 week on AC on holiday were all about moving down to the island.

I am a relative novice to island life--as I have only visited for 1 week at a time (on my 3rd visit now). But, I will tell you this, being a member of this forum and talking to people who live on the island full-time has really opened my eyes to how challenging living in San Pedro can be. It is a beautiful place, with many beautiful people and beautiful things, but as Natalie says...It is not easy to make a living...

I told the couple that I met several things...(that I learned from people on this forum)

- Talk to people who live down there.
- Stay for a month at a time (trial basis, we'll say) @ different time of the year so you can experience all seasons that Belize has to offer.

Also, told them to join this forum. I find it very, very informative when it comes to knowing the "real deal" about life on San Pedro.



thanks for the great advice, I have been reading post after post to get an idea of everyday life in the San Pedro area.

If anyone has any opinions and or information about Pirate's Pizza business, I'd love to hear it. THANKS

you can PM me as well..



much appreciated !


Edited by harleynot (08/30/10 07:40 AM)

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#386492 - 08/27/10 02:59 AM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: ]
Ernie B Offline
Who wants to take this ?
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#386495 - 08/27/10 03:10 AM Re: A question for the locals... [Re: Keep It Simple]
klcman Offline
Steve - where are ya? smile
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