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Drifting along the Ambergris Caye shore

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The sargassum sometimes comes in so thick that some property owners on the shore have taken to piling it up into mounds in the shallow areas.
The sargassum sometimes comes in so thick that some property owners on the shore have taken to piling it up into mounds in the shallow areas.

This morning I learned about the day the red apples drifted  up on the shore of Ambergris Caye.

It was in the days before island people had the ability to can and preserve food.

They were fresh, red, sweet and juicy apples and they came in like a red tide. There were so many of them that people grew sick of eating them and fed them to their dogs, recalls Angel Nunez. Read the rest of this entry »