Tag Archives: Ambergris Caye

Doing yoga in the Caribbean Ocean

Yoga on Ambergris Caye, Belize

I’m a bit of a yoga nut. My passion for yoga bloomed in Costa Rica, where my good friend Anna of Pura Vida Yoga Vacations, started a class in a beautiful garden setting. I attended dutifully three times a week and the difference in my body and mind was extraordinary. I love the mindfulness of […]

Cost of living in San Pedro - Ambergris Caye - Belize

Cost of Living – Ambergris Caye – Our budget

One thing that makes me laugh is a question we get asked fairly often: “Are you independently wealthy?” People think that because we live a relaxed lifestyle in a location that is considered paradise, that it must cost a lot. Sometimes we reply “yes, we are rich” and then laugh out loud and tell them […]

Pretty flowers outside

Peek into our Life: Fishing & Sunday Dinners

I really haven’t written too much about what we actually do while living on Ambergris Caye and I thought I’d fill you in. So expect a series on our normal, everyday life in the next few weeks. I’m writing under the assumption that you want to actually read about what it’s like to live here […]

Pretty or Ugly? It's all perspective.

Eating Poisonous Fish: The Lionfish Meal

Delectable seafood fare or a death wish? We’re bold enough to try it and see. Caribbean Invasion What is a lionfish?  To me it looks like a combination of a lobster and a firework explosion with a little candy cane striping for drama. It’s beautiful and ugly at the same time. Lionfish is an invasive […]

The best little snack

Chicken Taco Tour of San Pedro, Belize

Step off the main tourist strip to experience one of the cheapest, best little delights that we’ve discovered here in San Pedro, Belize.  Tiny little makeshift stands are set up on the street.  Behind stands a woman that looks like a sweet grandmother and she only sells one thing: chicken tacos.

Chicken Drop Chicken

Chicken Drop in San Pedro

A visit to Ambergris Caye is not complete without the world famous Chicken Drop at Wahoo’s Lounge.  Last night we experienced this phenomenon that entertained adults and children alike.  A combination of chickens, good-hearted gambling and lots of yelling.