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bot fly...yuck #124511
07/05/06 01:12 PM
07/05/06 01:12 PM
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Posts: 48
The Woodlands, Texas
TannedBanana Offline OP
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So my wife and I are coming down next month and she has been doing lotsa research and came across this tidbit.

Needless to say she is scared sh!tless now and is having trouble getting excited about our trip.

Please help me reassure her. How common is this? Are mosquitoes bad during August? Should we stay off the mainland tours (temple tours, cave tubing, etc)?

Thanks....

Re: bot fly...yuck #124512
07/05/06 01:26 PM
07/05/06 01:26 PM
Joined: Nov 2001
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LAPORTE, TX, USA
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david & i will gladly take your tix!!! laugh

pack plenty of deet & have plenty of fun!

Re: bot fly...yuck #124513
07/05/06 01:44 PM
07/05/06 01:44 PM
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Posts: 6,221
San Pedro AC Belize
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I've lived here 14 years and have not had a bot fly experience. Hope that helps.
Biggest worry is over-tanning your banana.

Re: bot fly...yuck #124514
07/05/06 02:10 PM
07/05/06 02:10 PM
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Maple Grove, MN USA
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wink


Been there, done that, the washing machine ate the T-shirt
Re: bot fly...yuck #124515
07/05/06 04:42 PM
07/05/06 04:42 PM
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oregon, spr
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no reason to fear. thats for sure. dogs in oregon get em too. its a joke thing for me, sorry to get her stirred up. i'm always hoping to get one. its a life goal.

they aren't like everywhere or anything. never seen em on the caye, just on the mainland. and that isn't a reason to avoid the mainland either. you won't get one.

Re: bot fly...yuck #124516
07/06/06 07:06 AM
07/06/06 07:06 AM
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New Jersey/sanpedro
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How do you tan your banana.


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Re: bot fly...yuck #124517
07/06/06 07:43 AM
07/06/06 07:43 AM

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Capt Jeff - you, of all people, know the answer to that question! laugh

Re: bot fly...yuck #124518
07/06/06 09:27 AM
07/06/06 09:27 AM
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New Jersey/sanpedro
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law,my love.. the capt will not go there ??????????? but he does have a grip on this post now..


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Re: bot fly...yuck #124519
07/06/06 09:41 AM
07/06/06 09:41 AM

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firm grasp of the obvious? laugh

Re: bot fly...yuck #124520
07/06/06 10:55 AM
07/06/06 10:55 AM
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LAPORTE, TX, USA
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shocked

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