Anyone been to Belize?

Discussion in 'General' started by fastedyamaha, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. fastedyamaha

    fastedyamaha Well-Known Member

    Heading to Belize next week with my daughter for a school sponsored field trip. Pretty much have activities every day. Any suggestions? Thinking about taking my GoPro for videos of zip lining the rain forest canopy, cave tubing, and snorkeling at a coral reef. Good idea or no?
     
  2. ScottyRock155

    ScottyRock155 A T-Rex going RAWR!

    Swim with crocodiles at night.
     
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  3. fastedyamaha

    fastedyamaha Well-Known Member

    That might be in direct conflict with my plan to bang some hot local women!
     
  4. ClemsonsR6

    ClemsonsR6 Well-Known Member

    Hookers and Blow?
     
  5. R Acree

    R Acree WTF

    I hear the flesh eating bacteria is to die for.
     
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  6. noles19

    noles19 Well-Known Member

    Swimming with Crocs might be safer than trying to bang the local woman...
     
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  7. ChemGuy

    ChemGuy Harden The F%@# Up!

    Let me know how it goes. Thinking of going for dive trip next year
     
  8. Robin172

    Robin172 Well-Known Member

    Would that be with the hot local women?
     
  9. Hotfoot

    Hotfoot Well-Known Member

    If you go cave tubing you might want to have your daughter wear (or at least bring) a rash guard and shorts. Some of the little fish nibble and it pinches on bare skin. When we went some of the girls in bikinis were getting uncomfortably sharp little bites on their lower back and upper thighs, but the fish didn't bother any areas covered with fabric. It isn't bad and doesn't leave marks, just uncomfortable on sensitive skin areas. It didn't seem to bother anyone on arms or lower legs, and it only happened in certain places, not the during the whole float.

    Getting to touch the nurse sharks and rays is cool, there are tours that take you out to do that.
     
  10. fastedyamaha

    fastedyamaha Well-Known Member

    I should have known better with this place but I’m chaperoning a bunch of high school kids. There will be no hookers nor blow involved in my limited free time. Back to my original query. Anyone ever used a GoPro to shoot vacation video?
     
  11. cha0s#242

    cha0s#242 Truth is after all so poorly lit. -N.P.

    I've used my old Go Pro for shooting family vacation when we were in the water and it was great. For dry stuff, the phone did a better job since it doesn't have the fisheye (wideangle) lens.
     
  12. kyle carver

    kyle carver Well-Known Member

    The GoPro does not like low light situations. The cave tubing sounds like low light. In the other situations, if you stay shallow it should do ok.
     
  13. motion

    motion RockyMountainMotos.com

    Make sure you watch Mad Dogs before your trip.
     
  14. Kris87

    Kris87 Friendly Smartass

    I used my GoPro in Belize for everything from diving, cave tubing, and the ruins. Works fine. I'd at least take it.
     
  15. auminer

    auminer Renaissance Redneck

    Pre trip suicide is the only logical answer.

    Sorry, bro.
     
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  16. code3ryder

    code3ryder Well-Known Member

    Yes, take your GoPro. Which one do you have?
     
  17. Mot Okstef

    Mot Okstef Scrolling all day long on RRW.com

    @fastedyamaha Definitely report back on your experience there. I've been looking at Belize as a place to retire as the cost of living looks pretty cheap and it seems to be really laid back there.
     
  18. StanTheMan

    StanTheMan Well-Known Member

    This.

    Belize does not tax retirement income either. We’re going down to do recon November 2020
     
  19. dobr24

    dobr24 Well-Known Member

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  20. Kris87

    Kris87 Friendly Smartass

    I know it's a popular place for US residents to retire, but after traveling across the whole country, I just don't think it'd be worth it. I'd much rather live in Costa Rica.
     
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