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Also visiting for the first time in August #243625
07/25/07 04:27 PM
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My GF and I coming in August for 8 nights. This is her 3rd visit. My first. I'm looking forward to coming.

Question, I've heard the scorpions can be a real nuisance. Is this hype or legit?

Also where are some good beaches for swimming? I see a lot of pictures of good sandy beaches by MY gf insists there arent really any and that you have to wadethrough the grass with creepy stingy thinks lurking to get out out to the grass-less areas that are good for swimming.

How's the weather been?





Re: Also visiting for the first time in August [Re: patrickdm] #243627
07/25/07 05:07 PM
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Hype. They look sinister but about like a bee sting and they will run away from you if they can. Same story with the local taranchulas. Should be much more afraid of most your local spiders. Kinda cool to see em but they don't climb into the top of your thatch hut and up to the bed to your neck. Exept in hollywood. smile

Disclaimer; Of course some people could be allergic. Bring epipins if ya are. They don't sell em down here.


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Re: Also visiting for the first time in August [Re: TrueLover] #243629
07/25/07 05:22 PM
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Ramon's and banyan bay area have two good areas for swimming. Never got stung by anything in the water. A friend did get pica pica once. Great place to see lots of fish out by Ramon's dock lots of people snorkel there.

Only saw one scorpion in the year and a half here and it was dead in a jar caught by friends.

Was in the water Sunday and it was very warm.


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Re: Also visiting for the first time in August [Re: TrueLover] #243634
07/25/07 06:37 PM
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considering im coming from hollywood, ca no wonder im plagued by hype.

thanks for the comment.

Re: Also visiting for the first time in August [Re: tacogirl] #243635
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is Ramon a hotel? Private individual? a particular geographic landmark? i will be staying down towards the air strip. where are these spots relative to that?

Re: Also visiting for the first time in August [Re: patrickdm] #243636
07/25/07 07:12 PM
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Ramon's is a hotel, actually near the airstrip, just south. The beach there is very popular with tourists and locals. Snorkeling off the pier is interesting, with ladder access open to all.

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Ramon's is on Ambergris Caye.


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Re: Also visiting for the first time in August [Re: Hon] #243641
07/25/07 08:20 PM
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Caye Caulker dos not have a problem with scorpions or tarantuals. I've lived here 7 years and have never seen one.

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thanks for the feedback......

Re: Also visiting for the first time in August [Re: patrickdm] #243665
07/26/07 11:55 AM
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Try www.tsunamiadventures.com to check out Caye Caulker activities

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