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Food in Belize: Snapshots

Yesterday I mentioned on my Facebook Page that my time in Belize is winding down, and I asked my loyal readers what they’d like to see as a next post. Those who responded said “more food photos!”

I have a lot more of these to share but until I go home and sort through my hard drive of over 20,000 photos, they will hopefully suffice!

My favorite Belizean foods are too many to list, but I’ve become addicted to: fresh watermelon juice, fry jacks and lobster ceviche.

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Morning Stroll in San Ignacio

Walking down the hill to downtown San Ignacio.

A slightly sprained ankle earned me an extra day off this week. Instead of relaxing by my hotel pool, I spent the first one catching up on writing and on processing photos. Plus, it was pouring and despite the gorgeous view from Cahal Pech Village Resort and the equally gorgeous swimming pool, I didn’t get to take advantage of it.

Today is my bonus second day off and I decided to spend half of my day in downtown San Ignacio. I ventured there earlier this week, but the roads were shut down, there were big trucks everywhere repaving the roads. This morning everything is back to normal and San Ignacio is its bustling little self again. Walking around town, seeing new things, observing the way of life and shooting – it’s my way of relaxing.

Here’s what I did this morning. Continue reading »