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#54171 - 06/19/02 09:30 PM Malaria
Tera Offline
I'll be in Ambergris for about 10 days staying at Lillies HOtel. Any comments on Lillies? I'm thinking of going to the mainland on a one-two day jungle excursion. Wondering what others have done in terms of malaria prevention. I understand it's not necessary on Ambergris. Any comments welcomed. How are the bugs in July?

#54172 - 06/23/02 03:00 PM Re: Malaria
mazzullo1 Offline
Lilies is lovely -- on the beach, nice breeze. Try to get a second-floor room if possible for the view. Physicians tell me that for as short a time as most people travel to the tropics, and considering the incubation period for malaria, the best treatment is obtained when you return home. For that reason I never have bothered with malaria pre-treatment prior to going to Belize. Anyway, Ambergris Caye has no malaria problems. If you're planning an extended stay in the jungle, especially the high jungle, that's a different story. Otherwise, relax and enjoy.

#54173 - 06/23/02 05:29 PM Re: Malaria
sweetjane Offline
i just came back from 4 days in the jungle. (didn't you see my pictures ???)

malaria is NO PROBLEM. this is BELIZE. do not even bother with more than deep woods off. i needed it more on the island than in the jungle. belize it.


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