Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5
#88696 - 06/28/04 01:32 AM Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 172
Bearfoot Gibby Offline
Bearfoot Gibby  Offline
Meeting Paisano over 10 years ago while I was a business Manager on the beach was an unforgiving time of running him away from nabbing fresh duds off of locals clothes lines, and then preventing him from stealing tourist's drinks and sandwiches off of their un-watched tables.
My most recent trip 2 months ago was highlighted by a very humble old man playing a plastic air guitar with myself and the band, while copping a groove to Pedro's unrelenting requests of songs by the Monkey's. Uncle P had his groove on and proved to be a true historic musical gem in the Caye of A.
I'm out of tune with the real world, but I can still Tuna Fish.......bfgibby

#88697 - 06/28/04 02:07 AM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 4,258
Laguna Punta Offline
Laguna Punta  Offline
Hi Bearfoot: Caught your act just before returning stateside...and enjoyed it very much. I remember Paisano went he was a "very" angry fellow...but the years have mellowed him, thank God. Take care: Bill

Gone fishing!!
#88698 - 06/28/04 01:33 PM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 172
Bearfoot Gibby Offline
Bearfoot Gibby  Offline
Hey Bill. Glad you enjoyed the shows, we had a blast while on AC and as always the people are the real paradise in Belize. Be cool.... bfgibby

#88699 - 06/28/04 04:32 PM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 2,132
Gela Offline
Gela  Offline
My best Paisano moment was last year's trip to AC in May. The first person I saw as I stepped off the plane on AC was Paisano. I yelled hello and he was quite talkative. Much more than the grunt I usually get. I figured that was a sign of good things to come.

Gela's AC Motto: "All Roads Used to Lead to BC's - Now They Lead to Hurricane's!"
#88700 - 06/28/04 05:20 PM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 53
knotborde Offline
knotborde  Offline
We saw Paisano at Fido's a couple of weeks ago playing guitar with the guitar case. He was having a great time and so were the patrons. My husband took a picture of me and Paisano as he was playing his "guitar". Within moments, Paisano was asking for money for having taken the picture with me. Of course, I was surprised at first, but my husband obliged with a hefty tip.

#88701 - 06/28/04 06:33 PM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 11,001
klcman Offline
klcman  Offline
and any thread about Paisano is not complete without a conch shell story - I bet thid one has happened more than once!

One day, while enjoying many many Belikins & Panty Rippers at Legends, I saw Paula, the owner, purchase one of his shells (who the hell knows why ). She took it home that night, placed it on her balcony, 3rd floor apt next to Cholo's. Next AM, she gets up, shell is gone. Paisano returns later that day and tries to sell her the same shell all over again. laugh

_ _ _ _ _ _ _________________ _ _ _ _ _ _
But then what do I know, I am but a mere caveman
#88702 - 06/29/04 12:20 AM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 4,258
Laguna Punta Offline
Laguna Punta  Offline
My best of Paisano story was at the Holiday Hotel bar. Paisano and Celi have always had a "strained" relationship based upon Paisano taking the hotels towels while drying. Anyway...a strong silent type bartender was tending bar on a busy Friday happy hour when in comes Paisano right through the front door carrying a big old Barraccuda Head in the air. Paisano yelled out "Barracuda Head" repeatedly as he walked through the lobby and out the back door. The tough guy bartender as so staggered...he couldn't even respond. Just too much violation!!!!!

Gone fishing!!
#88703 - 06/29/04 01:04 AM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 46
ALLaShe Offline
ALLaShe  Offline
While in SP in May this year, I was told by a
resident that Paisano was a wealthy man at one
time and had owned quite a bit of property there. Is this true?

#88704 - 06/29/04 01:22 AM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 8,880
seashell Offline
seashell  Offline
My first Paisano experience was one of my first SP experiences (within 24 hours of my first stay ever). He came up to me outside of a store and asked for a quarter. So I gave it to him.

Pretty much a non-event . . . but then again. . . I hadn't yet realized he was famous.

A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

#88705 - 06/29/04 08:37 AM Re: Best Paisano Moment  
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 201
KWIBMF Offline
KWIBMF  Offline
First encountered Paisano in Sandals about 10 years ago. I initially refused his "request" for money, and he threw a tantrum that would have made a 2 year old proud. Gave him a little $$$ and he was happy. He's definitely slowed down a bit since then.

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5

Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!

Things to do

Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Love FM
The Reporter
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
Paradise Guy Event Calendar

San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 209 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007 HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0