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About storiesbygary

I am a Freelance Writer / Photographer, writing travel related articles for international magazines, blogs and websites and my own published books.

Building your new house in Belize, the Good, Bad and Ugly that does happen.

Beginning of another day in paradise, what a way to start it ? So things are in the final stages of finish here in Maya Beach at the Pirates Paradise, with as you can probably guess, hundreds (it feels like) … Continue reading

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Building our new house in Belize, the “Good, Bad and yes Ugly that happens”

                              5:30 AM Marsha relaxes in her new office 😉 As we finally near the end of the journey building our new home, with repairs and … Continue reading

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Building your new house in Belize, Central America, the Good, Bad and Ugly that can and does happen.

Four months after our “original general contractor” said our house would be finished, our new General Contractor / Builder / Home Designer is repairing and finishing our house. The “ugly” is finally getting “good”. No matter what “bad or ugly” … Continue reading

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Building your home in Belize, the Good, Bad and yes Ugly that can and does happen.

          The journey is finally coming to an end, or so we thought ?   When I last posted we had moved into our new house on the beach here in Maya Beach, Belize. Many of … Continue reading

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Building our new home in Belize, the Good, Bad and Ugly that can and does happen.

Finally getting everything completed on the house, and already starting some “remodels/additions”. The pool and pool bar at ” The Placencia” just up the road from us. After finally getting all power and water installed, plumbing finished up, and actually … Continue reading

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Building our new home in Belize, the Good, Bad and yes Ugly that happens.

Correcting major mistakes, wrapping things up, and additions already. For many months now I have talked about the folding door to deck, and folding kitchen window to the deck and cook center. As you probably remember, they were both terribly … Continue reading

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Building our new house in Belize, the Saga Continues, Good, Bad and yes Ugly!

New Captains at the helm… When I last posted, we were in a “stuck position”, with the entire shell and interior of the house basically completed. Of course, final work, like installation of lighting, ceiling fans, finished plumbing work was … Continue reading

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