Lick’s

Give us this day our daily run on the shore of Ambergris Caye

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Welcome to the neighborhood, just north of the San Pedro Town bridge. Today we're going to take a short jog through the area ... so strap on those Nikes and put some sun screen on. No need to stretch. We won't be breaking any speed records, nor climbing any hills. This is a fun run. Really.
Welcome to the neighborhood, just north of the San Pedro Town bridge. Today we’re going to take a short jog through the area … so strap on those Nikes and put some sun screen on. No need to stretch. We won’t be breaking any speed records, nor climbing any hills. This is a fun run. Really.

So, every morning I go for a run over brutal rugged rainforest terrain, up breathtakingly steep hills and down slippery slopes, sometimes narrowly leaping from the jaws of animals I have yet to identify and fending off attacks from angry macaws – or are they mosquitoes? Not bad for a 10-mile sprint.

Ha! Ha! Just kidding.

Would you still be reading if I said: “So, most mornings I go for a short run up the road, until I reach the Palapa Bar where I do not stop for a beer, no matter how tempting. I turn south and head back along the gentle beach trail past beautifully landscaped houses and resorts. Not bad for a two-mile jog.” Read the rest of this entry »