Ambergris Caye Caye Caulker HELP! Visitor Center Businesses
BelizeNews.com BelizeSearch.com BelizePhotographs.com Lodging


Topic Options
#467544 - 07/02/13 08:48 PM Cay Corker or Caye Caulker
champion Offline
Which is it?
_________________________
Reality is only an illusion that occurs due to a lack of alcohol

Top
#467545 - 07/02/13 09:23 PM Re: Cay Corker or Caye Caulker [Re: champion]
Ernie B Offline
Either. Actually, the correct name is Caye Caulker.
_________________________
Gun Control is Hitting Your Target.

Top
#467550 - 07/02/13 11:01 PM Re: Cay Corker or Caye Caulker [Re: champion]
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
Some old-timers -- those who are over, say, 35 years old -- like to refer to Placencia as Placentia, Dangriga as Stann Creek, Belize City as Belize, San Ignacio as El Cayo, and Caulker as Corker.

Top
#467603 - 07/03/13 07:41 PM Re: Cay Corker or Caye Caulker [Re: champion]
Dane Offline
If you listen those with old fashioned English accents, like a Scotsman I know, the word Caulker and Corker pronounce exactly the same.

Some old maps spell It Key also ,which is how the words Caye and Cay were pronounced in Old Spanish.
Starting to make sense?

The spelling Caye Caulker was made official about thirty years ago when they opened the first Post Office on CC. It struck many of us as a foolish choice since only insiders can pronounce it correctly. The sensible choice would have Key Cocker which was also in use at that time.


Edited by Dane (07/03/13 07:47 PM)

Top
#467618 - 07/04/13 12:01 AM Re: Cay Corker or Caye Caulker [Re: champion]
Cybercayecaulker.com Offline
I hear Key Ca-Ca a lot, doesn't mean I spell it that way though (joking).
_________________________
Caribbean Colors Art Gallery, Caye Caulker
www.caribbean-colors.com
www.caribbean-colors.blogspot.com

Top
#467666 - 07/04/13 08:24 PM Re: Cay Corker or Caye Caulker [Re: champion]
Dane Offline
The Spanish were interested in the wild Hicaco plums. Try saying he kah coh three times fast followed by Caye Caulker three times and you will know where the name derived.


Edited by Dane (07/04/13 08:24 PM)

Top

Links
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!!
Lilí 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.
Mini Chat

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!
December
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 29 30 31
Who's Online
2 registered (buktoff, 1 invisible), 36 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
18,676 Registered Members
44 Forums
64,064 Topics
462,323 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,262 @ 06/10/07 07:16 PM


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 SanPedroDaily.com Picture of the Day