La Chapelle Suites
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... carrying a couple of really big fish. So we scurried over, and these two guys
had just come in from fishing for a couple of days. They had about two huge
groupers (rock fish), a few smaller ones, about four barracuda, and a few Dorado.
You have to buy them by the pound, they weigh the whole fish, and you are charged
on that basis. The two guys were both named Kevin, one was a local fisherman, and
... the town. The beach and town are incredibly beautiful and the laid back Caribbean vibe is really infectious. Every local we passed on the street greeted us, people would talk to us in the shops and soon we'd decided that the Belizians are serious contenders to overtake the Irish in terms of friendliness.
We spent the days exploring the town and laying on the beach. At sunset we'd buy a couple of beers and sit on the marina and watch the ...
Today, we signed up to see the Mayan ruins but it was cancelled as they needed a minimum of four people and we were the only ones to show up. Instead we went to Hopkins which is a tiny town just north of us. Only ended up with some oranges but no souvenirs. Lunch back at the hotel, a quick dip in the ocean and then some relaxed reading. Tough life ...
... every where. As the Security guard said, "They might need presents for under their tree!"
Today was beautiful. We walked the beach from our southern area to the centre of "town", ate lunch, bought a few things from some local artisans and didn't beat any of the vendors up too badly. The cash isn't that important to me. I'm happy paying them for their work. We'll tip more generously than at home, because they are likely earning their tips, ...
... which was nice. That night we went out for dinner with some of the people from the hall to say goodbye to a local pioneer elder named Ross that I had spent a lot of time with out in service. He was going to Belize City for pioneer school and we won't seem him again till our next trip to Belize! Afterwards we went back to Derricks and played "Heads Up" on our iPhones which was a blast :) After 12 days of service in a row ...