Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 29 – Fire Ants!

The Fire Ants of St. Helene The NAU group will remember this tale, from our inaugural visit to Jim’s place on St. Helene, at the far Eastern tip of Roatan island, two years ago. St. Helene is accessible only by … Continue reading

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January 28 – Cleaner Ants

Our first contact with the  ‘cleaner ants’ of Roatan was while staying overnight at another place up the road, to the west of us here, in our hasty retreat from Belize in 2015. Our two month holiday was already way … Continue reading

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January 28 – Bush Medicine

Way back (February, 2015) when had the misfortune of stepping on a ‘stonefish’ (a type of scorpionfish – the ‘most venomous fish in the world’ according to most sources) and thus acquiring my handle of ‘stonefish mike’, I learned two … Continue reading

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January 23 – Joy and Sadness

The Joy Today we finally got our Barracuda! Thanks to the previous three days of calm weather the likes of which we have not seen in our many months here over the years, two of the local fishermen brought us … Continue reading

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January 21 – I Have a Dream

Walking down the big beach, day after day on our morning ‘constitutionals’, I can’t help but envision the same thing we saw at a particularly beautiful, and quiet resort in the Dominican Republic. I have talked with Davinci about the … Continue reading

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January 20 – Happy Inauguration Day

In my travels (all be they limited when compared with others I’ve met) I have found Americans to be the most friendly people I have met. I am probably indistinguishable from, and indeed get mistaken for, one of them all … Continue reading

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January 19, 2017 – The Loot

Thank you to Carolyn, Tina and Tim, and Nadine for your generous contributions. We are having the kids over today for lunch – some of this is for them, and the rest will be distributed to others who are in … Continue reading

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January 18th – Coxen Hole!

Yes, that is a real place. Please google it, and you will see where I have been, with two very smart shoppers, today. By the name of Lynn and Ruthlen. Thanks to a few of you (you know who you … Continue reading

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January 17, 2017 – Night Skies

After a smashing good time Monday night staying up late partying with our NAU friends, we spent Tuesday night watching the sun set at Buccaneer, then ambling down the path back to 444 Crocodile Cut for an early dinner and … Continue reading

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January 12, 2017

I do not think I have ever seen more taxis anywhere than here in Roatan. How about the rest of you Roatanites? One day in early December as we were pulling out the of Bulk Gourmet, there was a line … Continue reading

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