Archive - December 2020

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ChristMISS in Belize
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Unique Shopping in Placencia
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Crocodiles in Placencia Lagoon
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Anti-Trafficking Training this week at Laru Beya
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Fashion Finds- Secondhand Clothes Treasure Hunt

ChristMISS in Belize

I realize it’s been awhile since I last posted and that’s because I was battling a case of the Bah-Humbugs. I kept feeling as though there was nothing to write about- NO parades, NO gatherings, NO Mistletoe Ball this year.

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Unique Shopping in Placencia

The Belize Travelling Market is a new initiative that will occur monthly at different locations throughout the country but the inaugural occurrence will happen HERE in Placencia Village this Saturday, December 19th, on the basketball court

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Crocodiles in Placencia Lagoon

I’d nearly stopped scanning the area because it’s been such a long time since I’ve seen the lovely and elusive reptile. This morning, from the road, I spied a “log” moving with purpose across the channel.

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Anti-Trafficking Training this week at Laru Beya

This week the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Council put on a series of awareness trainings for members of the Tourism sector here on the Placencia Peninsula. Stakeholders from hotels and resorts, restaurants and tour guides were invited to attend one-day seminars on Human Trafficking. I have a background in Human Services. I spent 5 1/2 years working direct care at a crisis center in Atlantic City, NJ. Sadly, I have quite a bit of knowledge on the despicable crime of human trafficking. ** But I RSVP’ed to attend this…

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Fashion Finds- Secondhand Clothes Treasure Hunt

Placencia doesn’t have a Rodeo Drive… shocking, I know!  We take casual to a new level.  “Barefoot Perfect” is a phase that’s been coined to describe this laid-back, no-judgement, beachy hamlet.  No shirt, no shoes, no problem.  Besides some see-and-be-seen events (Mistletoe Ball, Easter, Full Moon Parties), no one really fusses with fashion all that much.  But what do you do when you wear through your shorts and tee shirts?  Hit up Humana! I love a good rummage!  Always have.  I find it cathartic to swipe through a…

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