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Snorkeling at Placencia Caye

Snorkeling at Placencia Caye

Snorkeling was lots of fun as I got to meet Patrick the star from SpongeBob SquarePants. The great thing about snorkeling Placencia Caye is that it is so close to the main beach. You can literally swim there if you want but it is much more relaxing to have a kayak. If you stay at Anda Di Hows Hostel you get access to a free kayak and snorkel gear so it makes sense to stay here. This is also the…

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Placencia Lobster Crawl 2020

Placencia Lobster Crawl 2020

I got a surprise when showing up to Placencia as it happened to be the weekend of the Lobster Crawl event and I am so happy I participated. For $37.50usd I was able to eat at five of the most popular restaurants and experience their best lobster appetizers. It also included six different mixed drinks which were all wonderful to try. We ate at Lobster Chowder at Rick’s Café, followed by Lobster Fritters at the Shax, then we went over…

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Running the End of the World Marathon

Running the End of the World Marathon

On December 8th, 2019 a day that I had been waiting for many months to arrive finally came. This was the day I would run 13 miles in the End of the World Half-Marathon and compete against over 200 competitors from all over Belize including several international challengers. I had been training for this day for a long time and this was the second time I would be running a half-marathon. I finished 20th overall out of 237 runners and…

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