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    Re: Exchange rate for usd to euro at marche u

    "$100 US bills are not accepted anywhere on the island"


    Appears to still be the norm, I've noticed many shops with signs posted to this effect. One shop had pictures of what has been...
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    Re: Ouch! A cautionary tale.

    Maurice car rental deductible is 600euro.....

    I am curious what the rental companies are charging for a small auto with AC,,,, I've rented through Maurice for 20 years or so, I'm paying 35e a...
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    Re: Saline Sargassum

    "some negative development" ,,,, not long ago there was a comment in here about "that" section of beach being an area where some things went on that should not be going on in public, wink wink...
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    Re: News of the Day-6/22

    SNSM RESCUERS AT Sea
    ,,, Thank for the reminder Andy, I'm hoping to replace my old SNSM hat that Kevin gave me years ago. I'll miss the 1st of the month market by a day, so this is my best...
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    Re: Saline Sargassum

    No fishing required,


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    Saline Sargassum

    Walked Saline at 6am, picture pretty much spells out the current situation. At around 7am the "front end loader" showed up and started (trying) to push the stuff back into the sea. Fruitlessly I must...
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    Re: We went there…

    Wow ! I love it. Went with Phil and Amy, so it felt like we were rockstars anyway, and fell in love with the place. MY old favorites were on the menu, the staff welcoming and the food was...
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    Re: Rockerfeller Wharf is slowly progressing

    Makes two of us !

    so,,, so hotel on Saline, but slaughterhouse runoff. Makes for a yummy beach day.
  9. Re: Mission Blue denotes Saint Barth a Hope Sight due to Didier Laplace

    :up::up:
  10. Re: Just got home last night, here is my mini report/analysis.

    Spot on ! We (Americans) did it to ourselves on the island. My first trips to the island the French franc was in play. I left tips in US dollars, I quickly became a star.
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    Re: sbh2017_05 / PCdS stroll and its natural pool

    The first picture is the path that I took attempting to reach the pools in years past,,,,,, Between gates, dogs and private property signage, I failed to reach the pools but did get in some much...
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    Re: Moonlit night . . . sunny morning

    My memory of the picture was vivid for a reason, it was in a frame on my office wall ! Removed, scanned and here it is.



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    Re: Moonlit night . . . sunny morning

    "if the boat was yellow?"

    The sailboat was a white monohull, 40ft or so, I have a picture somewhere, when or if I can find it I'll send it. At the time, the Berry's own the property I stayed at.
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    Re: Moonlit night . . . sunny morning

    Yes, the skeeters were relentless, and the dark colored pool deck was scorching hot. I have/had a picture of the anchored sailboat. A time before digital so no telling where it's at these days.
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    Re: Moonlit night . . . sunny morning

    Bond, James Bond .


    No really, (we) recognized her in Match and chatted her up.
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    Re: Moonlit night . . . sunny morning

    My first few trips to the island were spent at Villa Coconut Grove, there on Marigot. There was a sailing yacht anchored in the middle of the bay, a women that worked in one of the shops in Gustavia...
  17. Thread: June 2022 trip

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    Re: June 2022 trip

    And, watch your JetBlue flight,,,, I booked several JetBlue flights in January , the June FLL- SXM flight has changed times twice already.
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    Re: RIP Peter O’Keefe

    Sorry to hear of POK passing. I met him while chatting with Marius at the bar one day many years ago. POK, Marius and another guy had a rather animated conversation regarding the new hospital I...
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    Re: Jumping Goldfish in Mexico

    If you had a hook in your mouth you would probably jump like that too !
  20. Re: Big Purple Igloos on Colombier - not a good look!

    WoW ! Nice ! I hope it's there in June/July,,, and selling pizza by the slice !
  21. Thread: Photo Sale

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    Re: Photo Sale

    First time checking here in a while and I see your post here. I took down two of your photos today, painting rooms, and probably updating the picture frames.
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    Re: Services for Marius?

    Funeral Mass Tuesday @ catholic church in Gustavia followed by burial in St. Jean cemetery.
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    Re: Name those who no longer post

    IV.
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    Re: Marius is in the hospital

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    Re: Bar de L’Oubli

    I've been here a time or 50 ,, and the best time is when I'm sitting with Charles. Makes you feel like a Rockstar.
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    Re: Flight v. Ferry for Nervous Traveler

    Andynap said it best,,,, busy yourself with something to keep your mind on something else.

    There is so much hype on the landing that many believe it is a death dive to the runway. If you are...
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    Re: Le Select 70th Planning

    I still have scars from that party,, and I'm still coming back for the 70th !


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  28. Re: Anyone having an interesting and exciting time on St Barts?

    There was this one time, ,,,,,,


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    Re: Coral at Anes des Cayes

    I had lunch (twice) at Manapany a few weeks ago. The surf was rolling in, and I believe it pretty much always does there. Both times I was there the beach had a lot sargassum seaweed, and both times...
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    Re: Place This Ti Punch.

    "Rosita pinched the **** out of me tonight...What’s up with that? "

    You had it coming to you,, I'm sure we could come up with a good reason.


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    Re: 2019 Les Voiles de St. Barth Print

    I'm not much of a sailor,,, but I hear,, it's good to heal over when sailing,,,,, so, you may be ok.

    This year's poster is a good one,,
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    Re: Can You Name This Petit Déjeuner Locale?

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    A most enjoyable petit déjeuner after an hour hiking on the Colombier hills. "



    Can I guess the villa?



    Recently,,,for the first time since 2001, I hiked (walked, climbed whatever)...
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    Re: Place This Ti Punch.

    If you come a week earlier next year,, you and I can share a Ti Punch , in a glass, at Select,,,,,,,, as long as Select is still there of course.
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    Re: 2019 Les Voiles de St. Barth Print

    Either you strighten it up, or I take my toys and go home !

    LOL... I brought my copy home from the island...
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    Re: Place This Ti Punch.

    "
    what will they do when plastic cups are a thing of the past? "


    We will guess at stuff and all sing songs? 49903
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