|The view from our anchorage at Sapadilla Lagoon. The mountains look much larger in reality.|
|Who doesn't love sweets and it's Valentine's Day!|
|Jewelry is the most common craft around here - of all kinds|
|The sidewalk on the right stretches for a mile through the|
village and predates the road.
|Homes and small businesses line the sidewalk|
|These bake sales often are run to support non profits in|
|Artists came from all over Belize to participate|
|Guatemalan or Mayan embroidery and textiles are a popular|
item for sale all the time.
|Slogans line the sidewalk in spots of all sorts|
|Wooden carving and bowls are another popular craft|
|Most of the artists paint the local life, people and|
wildlife in Belize.
|Our lunch being prepared - local sausages barbecued|
on tortillas with a fresh salsa
|The lovely white beach stretches out next to the sidewalk|
and then goes on for miles afterwards.
|Looking the other direction|
|The children of the Placencia sailing club take turns on the|
|A section of the wall at the Tipsy Tuna|
|And the outdoor area of the bar/restaurant|
|We loved this Garifuna drumming group|
|The Garifunas are descendents of escaped|
or relocated freed slaves from all over the
Caribbean that settled on the coasts of
Belize, Guatemala and Honduras.
|Close up of the lead drummer|
|There were lots of kids at the festival and the school|
children sold their paintings to benefit the local school.
Scott was the high bidder on one of them.
|I bought a pair of these - nice|
|This fellow was a great salesmen.|
|There were over 20 tents set up along the sidewalk for|
artists, food vendors, musicians and just lime in'
|There were lots of painting to choose from...|
|Something for everyone - except those who are living on|
boats or I imagine tourists that have to fly home.