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beaches and seagrass #110935
11/07/05 11:18 PM
11/07/05 11:18 PM
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Oregon, USA
Fengshui Offline OP
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I just read the thread about the fact that people generally do not swim from the beaches because of sea grass---is this true of the beaches throughout Belize or just in Ambergris Caye?

Re: beaches and seagrass #110936
11/07/05 11:58 PM
11/07/05 11:58 PM
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San Pedro
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I swim in the beaches every week here.
And love the feeling of seagrass on my feet.

Re: beaches and seagrass #110937
11/08/05 12:31 AM
11/08/05 12:31 AM
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Oregon, USA
Fengshui Offline OP
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My post was really about beaches in other areas...I guess I should have posted in the other forum.

Re: beaches and seagrass #110938
11/08/05 02:30 PM
11/08/05 02:30 PM
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Denver, CO
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I've never experienced Sea Grass, but growing up in Southern California, our beaches are littered with Sea Weed, and I'm hoping its not as slimy & disgusting as that, because that stuff is just NASTY! I've known people to get tangled up in it & pulled out in rip tides and such. Sea Weed is disgusting stuff.

As long as sea grass isn't slimy like sea weed, I dont think I'll have a problem with the beaches!

i hope wink laugh :p

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Re: beaches and seagrass #110939
11/08/05 02:49 PM
11/08/05 02:49 PM
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Frigin Cold Columbus, Ohio
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To answer your question, no. In AC the sea grass is due to the lack of normal wave activity, inhibited by the reef 1/4 mile off shore. Other areas that are open to the sea without the reef blocking currents have a more traditional beach front. But don't let that scare you away from AC, the beach is still wonderful.

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