Imagine Tours Belize

Desert island dreams become real on a Monday afternoon

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On the Sand Bar on Monday, first there were the birds . . . .
On the Sand Bar on Monday, first there were the birds . . . .

I’m flat on my back in water that is just deep enough to cover my ears and muffle the sounds of friends who are happily chatting just a few feet way.

The water is a gloriously comfortable temperature. The sky above is a radiant blue with just enough fluffy bits of cloud to add interest but my eyes are closed, letting the gentle heat of the sun sink deep into the frontal lobe and warm it up like bacon.

Two thoughts are floating through my brain:

1. This is a Monday afternoon. Incredible.

2. If I stay like this long enough, can I grow gills through my ears and never have to get up? Read the rest of this entry »

A fabulous day at Caye Caulker LobsterFest . . . but what a surprise finish

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The hurricane-created Split on Caye Caulker in Belize. To the right is north, to the left is the southern, more populated portion of the island.
The hurricane-created Split on Caye Caulker in Belize. To the right is north, to the left is the southern, more-populated part of the island.

We were idling a few hundred yards off Ambergris Caye late Sunday morning, passing out beers and waters from the cooler and pouring wine into little plastic cups.

The Newt rocked back and forth in the choppy, brilliant blue waters. Read the rest of this entry »