San Pedro, Belize
We’re now in San Pedro, the largest town in the cayes of Belize. It is filled with colourful buildings and friendly locals, but the best part is that you are never more than a stone’s throw from the sparkling turquoise sea. We are tempted daily by sailboat cruises, diving excursions, and half-day fishing trips, but nothing is tempting enough to lure us away from sitting on the sand all day, relaxing in the shade of the palm trees, a Belikin beer in hand. Our biggest concern seems to be whether we should get the shrimp ceviche or the tuna ceviche.
There are travellers who cram their days with activities; I am the complete opposite. When I travel, I like to take my time, to talk to people, to sample the local food, to go for leisurely walks, to relax and take in the sights. I am perfectly content to while the days away sitting in a cafe or with my toes in the sand. San Pedro is perfect for me, then, but I wonder…who would it not be perfect for?