Easter

Nothing beats Carnaval in San Pedro, but this is a fair second place

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Kids roam the streets of San Pedro during Carnaval 2015.
Happy Warriors: Kids roam the streets of San Pedro during Carnaval 2015, cheerfully smearing each other with (hopefully) washable paint. It is a chance to be wild and free, just before Lent begins.

I missed Carnaval in San Pedro, Belize, this year.

No kids giddily slathering each other in colorful paint in Central Park.

No quirky and entertaining Comparsas song-and-dance parades.

No party in the park, La Pintadera, the last hurrah before Lent. Read the rest of this entry »

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A bit of this, a little of that and then some . . . . ice cream

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Easter Sunday morning, just as the sun is starting to arise on Ambergris Caye.
Easter Sunday morning, just as the sun is starting to rise on Ambergris Caye.

Rose was pretty adamant on Easter morning: There will be no taking of photos during Mass.

That is why you will not see pictures of the 12 burly men of San Pedro dressed as the Apostles, or the little girls of the choir in their white gowns and heels, or the many devout abuelas.  Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Easter, sunrise on Ambergris Caye

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Thought I'd share this morning's sunrise, 5:35 a.m. on Ambergris Caye, Belize. Happy Easter to you all! Thank you for reading Bound for Belize.
Thought I’d share this morning’s sunrise, 5:35 a.m. on Ambergris Caye, Belize. Happy Easter to you all! Thank you for reading Bound for Belize.

Sunset walk along the eastern shore of Ambergris Caye

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Sunset on the eastern shore of Ambergris Caye, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Good night, all, and Happy Easter Eve from Bob Hawkins and Rose Alcantara.
Sunset on the eastern shore of Ambergris Caye, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Good night, all, and Happy Easter Eve from Bob Hawkins and Rose Alcantara.