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#98846 - 03/11/05 03:14 AM changes on the caye
wstephenson Offline
Hello everyone. I have enjoyed reading all the posts. My family and I are returning to the AC in July for a much needed vacation. We were there in 2000 and enjoyed our stay tremendously. I was just wondering how much the island has grown in the past 5 years. We enjoyed the fact that it was still a small non-commercialized place that offered a great deal of activities for the entire family. We stayed far south back then (Caribe Island) and are staying farther north this trip (white sands cove). Any info on how the island has changed would be very appreciated. Also, I was wondering if the "traffic" was as bad as some posts have lead me to believe. Thanks for all the info and am having a hard time waiting til July. See you then.

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#98847 - 03/11/05 07:49 AM Re: changes on the caye
dolphin Offline
Traffic is bad compared to what it was, but still a far cry from real traffic. We are growing fast, but still haven't yet lost all of the small island feeling.

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#98848 - 03/11/05 02:58 PM Re: changes on the caye
windyw Offline
We were in San Pedro Jan 29-Feb 13 this year. We stayed at the Blue Tang Inn. It really isn't that bad. Everything is relative. To us, the traffic wasn't bad at all. Maybe a few more taxis and trucks, but nothing like we are used to. And part of the time we walked on the beach to get where we were going. You still can't beat the great food, the smiling and friendly people, lots of things are still the same!! Go, enjoy and be happy!!

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#98849 - 03/12/05 12:33 AM Re: changes on the caye
Johnboy Offline
You didn't say where you were from But a bunch of us crazy Texans will be there July 1----11..
Look us up , we will be at MataRocks (of course).
laugh wink :p
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#98850 - 03/12/05 03:51 AM Re: changes on the caye
wstephenson Offline
Man, I'm sorry we are going to miss the "other" crazy Texans. We will be there at the end of July. We are from the San Antonio area (Seguin). Home of the world's largest concrete pecan. I actually think some other city has a bigger one now, but we still claim the honors.

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#98851 - 03/13/05 01:53 AM Re: changes on the caye
Beachy Offline
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Home of the world's largest concrete pecan. I actually think some other city has a bigger one now, but we still claim the honors.
See, sometimes we locals accuse the San Pedro Town Board of silly spending of town funds, but they haven't built the worlds largest concrete pecan, now have they? :rolleyes:
My dad lives in SA, I will have to add this to my list of sites to see next visit.
Chris
Casa Picasso
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Casa Picasso celebrated three yearsthis May, thanks to all of you!
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#98852 - 03/13/05 02:10 AM Re: changes on the caye
Beachy Offline
Just had a thought:
What happens when a giant concrete squirrel attacks your town,ala Godzilla...Just something to think about, ya know..it won't be like your City Council wasn't just asking for it. smile
chris
Casa Picasso
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Casa Picasso celebrated three yearsthis May, thanks to all of you!
Chris and Jen

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#98853 - 03/14/05 04:39 AM Re: changes on the caye
Dan & Jan Offline
So what is the weather like in July? We have alway been winter visitors but have kids that want to come in July. Is the Pica pica bad at that time of year? Thanks in advance for the info.

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#98854 - 03/14/05 02:23 PM Re: changes on the caye
Johnboy Offline
We have been there the past 4yrs.(always July4th week) and havn't had any pica pica....But we don't dive,just snorkle.... But I think it is gone by July....Weather????? "Hot & Wonderful".
By the way has anyone heard the dates of Lobsterfest at CC ??? wink cool smile
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John

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#98855 - 03/14/05 03:59 PM Re: changes on the caye
ChrisW Offline
Luckily the world's largest squirrel is miles away from that giant nut. So I think they will be safe.

Birnamwood, Wisconsin, USA


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