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Travel Blogs from Placencia
... to surface close by for us to see it. We focused more of our attention on the trees at the river bank and it wasn't long before we heard a big crashing noise and saw something fall from some branches. Manoeuvring ourselves closer we assumed it was a monkey playing in the trees. On closer inspection however it was a large (maybe about 1 metre long) lizard!
It had presumably fallen from a higher branch and was now hanging head first from ...
... the British had had here.
hadn’t made up our mind how far we would travel today or would we just
stay put here. We had to go to the atm and so had a walk about the town
and agreed with our new bible the rough guide (RG) that there were
little attractions here worth staying for and so we found the bus
station and bought some tickets up the coast.
Placencia peninsula seemed like a good spot to hit, its beaches considered ...
... We feel like its Holy Spirit slapping us in the face telling us to do it, pioneer, trust Jehovah. Between the awesome meeting change, the Watchtower studies lately emphasizing the preaching work, the interview this week based on Malachi 3:10, and now this experience, I don't know how much more we can take lol!!!! Thanks for all your encouraging comments. We appreciate you all being interested in us, and we love you ...
... This was nothing compared to the trauma Carole, the owner of Finca Ixobel had gone through some 30 years previously. Back then in the uncertain and unstable days of Guatemalan militarism her husband had been shot and killed by the army without warning or apparent reason, his body left on a rubbish heap some distance from their farm.
This I learnt, not from Carole but from one of her staff. He suggested that this awful event had come about because Carole’s husband that day ...
... chestnuts roast on an open fire and that Santa Claus is coming to town, all with sand between my toes. I think they need to keep dreamin' for that White Christmas..
My reason for being in Placencia was for the inaugural Marathon / Half Marathon (http://runbelize.org/index.html?m). As I've not been for a jog since Queens' Park four weeks ago, I opted for the Half option, and hoped for the best.
The Saturday night was sign up and ...