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    • Day 20

      Days 20 & 21

      January 28, 2022 in Belize ⋅ ⛅ 82 °F

      Lazy days, weather wasn’t great. Rainy on Friday and chilly and cloudy on Saturday. If you were only here for a week, that would be an issue, but if you are here for a month, a rainy or chilly day every once in a while is not an issue.

      Mexican pizza lunch special at Barefoot bar on Friday. Wasn’t sure how it would be, but I’d was great. Baked on a tortilla. We would definitely have it again.

      Dinner Friday was at Rick’s Cafe. I wasn’t that hungry because of the big lunch so I had their small Cobb salad and Greg had the puttanesca pasta. They have a mural on the wall of the village which was fun to look at. Greg took a photo of it.

      We love it here and are pretty sure we want to return to spend the winter here next year. We spent some time looking at condos and houses online. On Saturday we walked down Sunset Point to look a a couple of condos down at the point. Not jumping into anything but wanted to take a look.

      It was chilly Saturday, so we had the lunch special after our walk at Tipsy Tuna. Today their special was fish tacos and $2 off coladas so we had pineapple colada with lunch. Needless to say it was a big drink and I got a little tipsy😄

      Because of the wind and the temperature was only about 73 we opened the windows which was nice.

      Dinner was at SmoQiz Saturday night. They do not post specials on Facebook, so we almost didn’t go there. We were pleasantly surprised they had a couple of delicious specials Saturday.

      We had the lobster egg rolls appetizer and then we each had their garlic stuffed shrimp with cilantro rice and vegetables. The chef there is so talented. The cilantro was not overpowering, it was perfect with the rice and the stuffed shrimp was on a sauce which was delicious. The chef stopped by the table to see what we thought and said the sauce was an asparagus cream sauce. Once we knew that you could taste the delicate note of asparagus in the sauce. Wish I had taken a photo of the food.
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    • Day 13

      Day 13 & 14 Friday snd Saturday

      January 21, 2022 in Belize ⋅ ⛅ 81 °F

      Friday was a pretty day. Morning cappuccino and only stretching and core workout (our off day). We spent the day at the beach club enjoying the breeze and beautiful ocean view! We had salads there for lunch, trying to stay healthy as much as possible.

      We tried the Pickled Parrot for the first time for dinner. They had a fish and chip special. While it wasn’t British style fish and chips, it was ok. I had ordered a rum punch which I’ve had at many different places while here, and it was VERY strong. I had to stir a lot to get the ice to melt some to water it down. Luckily it was served in a rock glass so not that big. Needless to say I only drank one.

      Saturday it rained quite a bit. We were on our way to get lunch at the Shak when it started to rain again so we stopped at the first restaurant which was De Tatch, and ate there instead. I got a cheeseburger which was my first red meat since we’ve been here and we had the bean dip again. Greg went healthier and had the shrimp burrito.

      Spent the afternoon on the deck and inside some due to weather.

      The bugs have been getting me again even with deep woods off. Greg of course hasn’t gotten any bites. There hasn’t been much wind the past several days so I think that is why I’ve been getting bit more.

      The beach club serves dinner on Friday and Saturday nights so we went there Saturday night. We both had the coconut crusted snapper with coconut rice. Extremely good and very healthy.

      More tourists seem to be here now. Heather at the beach club had said it usually picks up toward the end of January, so that is probably why.
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    • Day 12

      Day 12, Thursday

      January 20, 2022 in Belize ⋅ 🌙 77 °F

      Warm day today, not much wind. Did a new 30 minute workout today and with the lack of breeze it was very hot, but we finished it! We’ve worked out everyday since we’ve been here. One of the advantages of longer trips, we don’t need to be in a rush to get everything done. We can relax in the morning with coffee, then exercise, shower, then on to whatever we want to do for the day.

      Did a little shopping on way to pick up lunch at the Shak. Saw some things I want for the house. Lots of artwork type things that are handmade.

      Dinner at SmokQiz on the Sidewalk. The owner there is an amazing chef, really good at presentation as well. Funny seeing him work in T-shirt, shorts and flip flops. Greg had the shrimp creole special and we had lobster spring rolls which were delicious!

      The neighbor across the road has chickens and what appears to be a “broken” rooster. The rooster crows at all times day and night. We’ve heard him crow at 4 am as well as all different times during the day and evening. Not constant, so not annoying, just funny that he does it at such different times.
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    • Day 11

      Day 11, Wednesday

      January 19, 2022 in Belize ⋅ ⛅ 81 °F

      Beautiful day! Warmed up again so turned the AC back on. Cappuccino and workout in the morning, then headed to the Placencia Beach Club. Perfect weather, with nice breeze so we didn’t even get in the pool. We did wade a little into the ocean and saw several jellyfish so didn’t stay in water long! Greg had been having trouble sleeping, so took a nap on the beach, such a tough way to nap😄.

      Had salads for lunch. Great way to eat healthy (and offset the 🍹 and 🍺). Greg said it was one of the best Greek salad he’s had.

      Returned to Cha Chi’s again tonight for pizza. The staff there know us too well now 😃, but the pizza is soooo good and after light healthy lunch we were hungry for pizza!

      Finished with our walk down to the end of peninsula and up the sidewalk. I turned in early after spending all the time at the beach and fresh air!
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    • Day 10

      Day 10

      January 18, 2022 in Belize ⋅ ⛅ 77 °F

      “Chilly” today. High of about 75 and cloudy all day. Food specials were listed at many places as conch soup for the chilly day! We were able to shut off air conditioner at the house and enjoy the windows open. Lunch at Tipsy Tuna and dinner at Barefoot bar. I had a light lunch so splurged on a grande enchilada for dinner, it was huge, needless to say I only ate 1/2. After dinner we did the usual lap with a walk down the sidewalk and back up Placencia road.

      Solved our streaming problem today by buying an HDMI cord at the office supply store in the Village, small little place but had the essentials. With the cord and the VPN we signed up for that shows we’re in Miami we were able to stream from our computer to the TV. Finished the night watching some of our shows on Amazon Prime (final episode of the Expanse) and Apple TV ( season 2 last episode of the Morning Show).
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    • Day 2

      Day 2

      January 10, 2022 in Belize ⋅ ⛅ 82 °F

      Beaches & Cream coffee shop is 75 ft from the Seaglass Loft house, so I had to go get cappuccino’s and banana bread this morning. Very good.

      We walked around the village some and had lunch at Barefoot Bar. Great food. I had a portobello burger and Kelli had a shrimp wrap that was gigantic. I tried the local beer, Belikin, it was good. Better than the hoppy IPA’s that have taken over at home.

      We left a little tipsy and walked up to the beach club. Met the owners and it is very nice. We will probably go back tomorrow and join. $25 for the month for groomed beach, pool, restaurant and bar.
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    • Day 1


      January 9, 2022 in Belize ⋅ ⛅ 82 °F

      We flew in on 1/9/22. Omicron variant of Covid-19 is in full swing so we were a apprehensive to travel but feel much safer here. Mask mandates are enforced here even outside other than drinking, eating or swimming.

      Our Covid tests results didn’t come back before we traveled so had to be tested when we arrived at BZE. process was easy then took the commuter flight to Placencia.

      Small plane was fun, and he house we rented through Airbnb, Seaglass Beach Loft is wonderful!!!

      First day we walked down the sidewalk and back up Placencia road, getting a few things and had our first dinner at the Tipsy Tuna. Met some Canadians that were vacationing for three weeks. We were exhausted so turned in early.
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    • Day 16

      Stormy transition day

      January 26, 2019 in Belize ⋅ 🌙 22 °C

      Wild rain storm awakens us. Just a bit misty as palapas hold. Morning is grey yet we prepare to leave. Load into little boat again. Fine start to boat ride and then seas get rough and we get wet. Rain follows and we get wetter. Back to the marina and we are drenched. Make it to road to catch bus to hokey pokey ferry. A bit of walking is involved though the day has cleared up. Make it to placencia though clueless on where to go. Finally find our cabana and head out on beach walk. Italian food for dinnerRead more

    • Day 17

      Days 17 & 18

      January 25, 2022 in Belize ⋅ ☀️ 84 °F

      Mornings were HOT exercising on the deck, without much breeze, but we did it. We don’t have a scale, but felt we were starting to possibly gain a little so are being a little more careful on our food choices this week.

      We decided to chill at the beach club on Tuesday and Wednesday. The weather was warm, sunny and breezier at the beach. They have really good salads there, so we had salad for lunch and enjoyed the beautiful weather each day.

      Dinner on Tuesday was pizza at Cha Chi’s. They were extremely short staffed, but the pizza was still delicious and the waitress was doing her best to keep up.

      Dinner on Wednesday was at Rumfish. Since the amount of tourists is starting to pick up, we made a reservation by messaging through Facebook so had a table on the rail. Food was delicious. I had the snapper special and Greg had a pasta dish. (I don’t remember the names).

      It was fun watching the vans pull up from some of the resorts up the peninsula dropping off guests who are a little dressed up, which is not necessary in the village. One of the things I like about the village is how casual it is. Flip flops everywhere, no need to worry about getting ready for the evening!
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    • Day 18

      A final day in belize

      January 28, 2019 in Belize ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C

      Up early to watch sunrise after windy night. A tad bit cooler but still quite tropical. Rent bikes and go for a long ride on beach cruisers up the peninsula. Lots of development. Swim and beach walk before watching final sunset. Dinner on the beach and of course gelato.Read more

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