Tobacco Caye

Posted By: crembrulee

Tobacco Caye - 12/14/05 04:00 PM

Any one know anything about Tobacco Caye...specifically Reef's End &/or Ocean's Edge? Looks primitive & so awesome!
Posted By: Djean

Re: Tobacco Caye - 12/14/05 06:37 PM

Tobacco Caye is GREAT.

Both Ocenas Edge and Reef's End are good and are highly recommended.
Posted By: RobertE

Re: Tobacco Caye - 12/14/05 07:40 PM

do yourself a favor and go. Also, when you get to Dangriga to transfer to Tobacco Caye. Ask a taxi driver to take you to one of the local drum makers and purchase an authentic handmade Garifuna drum.

A great conversation piece and unique souvenir
Posted By: LaurieMar

Re: Tobacco Caye - 12/14/05 08:09 PM

RobertE: a drum is also a great gift to give a child whose parents you are not fond of!
Posted By: DLM2000

Re: Tobacco Caye - 12/14/05 08:26 PM

Ignorance is not bliss - where/what is Tobacco Caye from AC? My son is a drummer - he'd LOVE a fieldtrip like this if we can do it within our AC time frame.
Posted By: Djean

Re: Tobacco Caye - 12/14/05 08:44 PM


Tobacco Caye is south of AC.

But the place where the Garifuna drums are made is in the town, Dangriga.

I am sure you can do a day trip (fly) from AC to Dangriga to experience a bit of the Garifuna culture.

We also have the Garifuna Museum here which is very educational to visit.
Posted By: klcman

Re: Tobacco Caye - 12/14/05 11:10 PM

When "Orange" ( S of airstrip) first opened on AC, I saw some there, but not the last 2 trips......not sure why. Might be worth an exploration.
Posted By: DLM2000

Re: Tobacco Caye - 12/15/05 01:39 AM

Djean and klc - thanks for the tips....and my drummer boy thanks you, too wink
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