ambergris


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waxy substance secreted by the sperm whale and found floating at sea or washed ashore

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North Ambergris Caye will expand rapidly over the mid-term as the Belize government builds new infrastructure including road improvements and a proposed new international airport.
The 13kg ambergris was found after the duo gutted the whale, according to the local media reports.
Mr Hancock, who said it was the first time his firm has sold ambergris, said: "You get more modern ones that are not as rocky.
He did a bit of research, suspected it was ambergris and knew it had a value.
Located a mile south of San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, it has 20 suites that offer privacy and tranquility with an authentic Belizean ambiance.
Known as ambergris, when it is fresh it smells like fishy poo, but as it ages it becomes sweet and earthy and was first used as a fixative to make scent last longer.
Based in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye in Belize, Tropic Air's biggest hub is at Belize City International Airport.
The base note includes the most seductive essences in the world of fragrances: Oud, surrounded by sensuous ambergris and elegant harmonies of moss.
Of the emerging destinations, the relatively less known Ambergris Caye Island in Belize has seen a number of travellers from India, followed by Lankanfushi in the Maldives " From destination preferences to cuisine choices to what Indian travellers like to do while on holiday, the Trip Advisor Outbound travel for the first half of the year 2014 reveals a lot about the way we travel.
The top note of the fraA[degrees]grance is led by bergamot, melon, pineapA[degrees]ple, plums, pear, pepper, black pepper, lime and lemon, which cascades down to Lily of the Valley, freesia and jasmine, with a bottom note of leather, oak moss, cedar wood, patchouli, ambergris and white musk.
123 3 Who rode the Harry Wragg-trained Ambergris to victory in the first running of the Musidora Stakes at York in 1961?
San Pedro, a town on the southern part of the island of Ambergris Caye, in the Belize District, used to be a sleepy fishing village until word of its natural beauty got around and it became one of the most popular tourist destinations of the Caribbean, widely recommended in most travel guides as an ideal location for scuba diving.
Design of the Expansion of Water and Sewerage Facilities at Ambergris Caye in Belize, and 6.
1 YSL Manifesto Intense L'Elixir, from PS50 Dark, sexy, and not for shy types, with notes of Arabian jasmine, tuberose (the deepest, most sensual of the rose notes) and ambergris.
Starting as a liquid, ambergris takes 10 to 20 years to solidify into a waxy rock.