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Very short trip and report. #61906
01/23/03 05:40 PM
01/23/03 05:40 PM
Joined: Jan 2001
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Chicago, Illinois USA
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Arrived on Saturday and left on Wednesday. In short, had a lot of fun. Stayed at Banana Beach as usual. Ate mostly at the street vendors and cooked some in my room. Have to put in a shameless plug for the street venders. For $2.50 US you get a big plate of rice and beans and chicken and potato salad. I want to be the one to write a book one day about how to get by in AC on $25 a day (this would include beer). Anyway, hung out either at BCs or Crazy Canucks. Found out my dog (actually she's not mine but I think Don and Carol from the Canuck's let me think she is when I'm in AC) was sick and spent a lot of time wandering around the streets with her. If you were there, I'm sure you saw me with a huge shephard walking around. Got to see Satan and some other crocodile while I was there. Got some sun on my last 2 days, the first two were downright cold. Got to meet a lot of great people and see some old friends (Robbie, Don and Carol, Dan (the drummer) and his son, Denverdan and kids). All in all I had a blast. One extra special thing was the restaurant at Banana Beach and the staff there, I actually feel like family when I stay there.

P.S. Also checked out Caribe Resort and was very impressed with their grounds. Anyway, that's it, feel like I've been all over AC in a matter of days. One last thing for the ladies, if you ever get a chance, there's a very small lingerie shop on middle street that you can actually get really cute skivvies for a very low price. I know, why am I mentioning that, just in case you ever lose your luggage or your skivvies. laugh laugh laugh

Re: Very short trip and report. #61907
01/23/03 06:25 PM
01/23/03 06:25 PM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Brandy is the dog's name right? Sorry to hear she's not doing well. I stayed there last year and threw stones for her for hours so she could retrieve them. Great dog!

Re: Very short trip and report. #61908
01/23/03 06:26 PM
01/23/03 06:26 PM
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Posts: 683
Chicago, Illinois USA
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Yep, Brandy's the one. She is such a sweetheart, but very weak right now. I hope she pulls through. frown

Re: Very short trip and report. #61909
01/23/03 11:10 PM
01/23/03 11:10 PM
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Hey Becky,
I leave in two weeks for BZ and AC. Do you know what ails Brandy? When I was there the week before Christmas I went to Playador and she didn't seem to be her old self.
Glad you had a good time and hope our Belize schedules cross again!

Re: Very short trip and report. #61910
01/24/03 12:50 AM
01/24/03 12:50 AM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 2,976
bedford tx usa
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if she seems lethargic, when someone see's her next, check see if her gums are "pale"...if so, let's hope all she needs is a shot of iron and some deworming=pale gums usually mean anemic (sp)? Does she have a keeper, owner??? C

Re: Very short trip and report. #61911
01/24/03 11:25 AM
01/24/03 11:25 AM
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Chicago, Illinois USA
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They told me at Playador she was treated for heartworms. She's very tired, but still holding in there.

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