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Christian Burn of Grand Baymen – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Expats can’t get a permit to drive a car on Ambergris Caye.  Instead, we drive golf carts.
 
Driving a golf cart in Ambergris Caye is fun and easy. It’s hard getting used to not having turn indicators, though. You have to stick your arm out to indicate that you are turning left or right. After getting used to that, when people get into cars again, they still stick their arms out of the vehicle because they forget that they can now use signal lights on their cars. It's fun!
 
You can't go so fast on a golf cart so there's very limited stress. There are no traffic jams here in Ambergris Caye or at least nothing compared to what we have back home in the US or Canada.
 
In a golf cart, you can go maybe 10 miles an hour or 15 miles an hour. I am not sure how fast a golf cart can go, but it feels like I am going fast because my is hair flying and is all over my face.
David Drummond of Georgetown Trust – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
golf cart four seater , Ambergris Caye, Belize – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe number one form of transportation in Ambergris Caye is a golf cart. So for the majority of the island, people are driving golf carts. There are taxis, mini vans, and some industrial equipment, too but majority of the traffic is golf carts. The speed limits are less than 15 miles per hour. Driving in Ambergris Caye is like driving around Disney World on a golf course.
 
Nothing is really named here in Ambergris Caye, so directions tend to be fun.  Streets have names but they are also known by just the common vernacular of how something is described. In downtown San Pedro, which is the largest town on the island, there is a front street, back street, and middle street. The actual street signs have different names, but they are known locally as with their more descriptive nicknames.
 
Coconut Drive goes north and south through the middle of town. It runs all from south and all the way north of the island as far as you can imagine you can drive. The road is paved for about 3.5 miles from San Pedro to the north. After that it becomes more of a dirt road.
 
(Room for four in this golf cart in Ambergris Caye, Belize, pictured.)

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