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Conditions at duPlooy's

Posted By: Debbie

Conditions at duPlooy's - 10/05/00 10:03 PM

DuPlooy's sits right on the Macal River, and have heard that the rivers are rising at a rapid pace. Is the duPlooy's complex high enough up that it would escape any flooding?
Debbie
Posted By: Lan Sluder/Belize First

Re: Conditions at duPlooy's - 10/06/00 03:48 AM

Debbie,

Yes, duPlooy's is on the Macal River, but as I recall the lowest parts of the actual facility, the bar and deck/walk, are maybe 50 or 75 feet or even more above the river. The lodge isn't in any danger.

Only lodges I can think of that might be in danger of flooding if the rivers got really high would be some places on the Mopan, maybe Mopan River Resort or Clarissa Falls, places like that.

--Lan Sluder
Posted By: Rod Allen

Re: Conditions at duPlooy's - 10/06/00 06:12 PM

Debbie,
I believe everything is okay at Duplooy's...
Our delivery truck just left with supplies for there operation. I also had lunch with some friends at Sanny's and bumped into Judy and Ken....water was extemely high but they were still....HIGHER!
We were spared in Cayo once again
Rod
Posted By: Debbie

Re: Conditions at duPlooy's - 10/06/00 10:14 PM

Rod,
If you bump into Judy and Ken again, tell them that Mark with The Nature Conservancy from Texas tells them hello, and that we're thinking of them.
Debbie
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