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Snorkel @ AC #32839
01/07/01 08:45 AM
01/07/01 08:45 AM
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There was a great young man who took us snorkeling at AC last year. I am sure the people at the Palms will know his name but we wonder if anyone out there knows the very gregarious guy who took us out along withothers. We will be at AC on January 9-11. Thanks


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Re: Snorkel @ AC #32840
01/07/01 10:38 AM
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Gregarious guy. Could that have been Alfonso Graniel?
//AmbergrisCaye.com/alfonso/

check his site, see if you recognize his face. He's certainly a gregarious, funny, patient, music-lovin friend...

Re: Snorkel @ AC #32841
01/07/01 11:32 AM
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Marty:

Thanks lots. I just emailed Alfonso. He is great! We arrive in AC (at The Palms) for two nights, January 9 and 10.

One other question. Does a water taxi to Belize City still leave 9:30 a.m. on January 11?

I love the Bulletin Board! Great source of information. I can't wait to see the new 200 homes going up [Linked Image]

RS


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Re: Snorkel @ AC #32842
01/07/01 11:44 AM
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One more question: I have heard that there is now golf cart rentals right at the airstrip at AC. Is that correct? We will need a four seater. Is there a web site for them?

Thanks again.

RS


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Re: Snorkel @ AC #32843
01/07/01 12:32 PM
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How far in advance do you need to arrange boat trips for snorkeling? Are there enough guides around that even spur of the moment trips are posssible or do you usualy need some notice?

Re: Snorkel @ AC #32844
01/07/01 12:37 PM
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Like everything else, the availability depends on supply and demand. There should always be "someone" who would take you to the reef to snorkel, BUT, having said that I won't go with just anyone. Alfonso makes the trip an experience. One time I tired while snorkeling and he litterally pulled me around in the water, making the most out of my time that would have otherwise be spent on the boat watching others enjoy the beauty.


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Re: Snorkel @ AC #32845
01/07/01 02:12 PM
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there are very many dive shops on the island. many of them are quite reputable. read back on this board, you will find a lot of info


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