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    Re: We're coming back

    3 months out! Counting the days like a kid waiting for Santa. Sounds like SXM is close to normal, last Dec was a rough exit. I’ve been reading the forum like a stock ticker, getting the current info....
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    Bagatelle just on CNN LIVE

    Champagne flowing. I was shocked to see my little paradise just minutes ago
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    Re: AVOID THRIFTY CAR RENTAL- NOT SO THRIFTY

    Turbe. Best price & get discount the following visit.
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    Re: What is Free in St. Barth that you love?

    St Barths is absolutely the safest place we’ve ever traveled to. I put a high value on that & it’s at no cost.
  5. Thread: Tipping?

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    Re: Tipping?

    On our trip about a month ago ( feels like forever) we would leave around a 10% tip.... cash to our server. Not sure what is customary on a holiday.
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    Re: Geminid Meteor Shower

    There’s a website, heavensabove.com, put in location, it gives exact position & time of every satellite & everything in the sky. It even had the tool bag that was lost on a spacewalk 10 years ago....
  7. Thread: MAUI

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    MAUI

    Doing my first trip there in March. Planning on driving road to Hana, driving to the top of the mountain, whale watching cruise & Hit a couple beaches. Looking for some info on dining & towns to...
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    Re: Situation in Colombier

    I know this is an old post... just returned from Le P tit & place looks great.
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    Re: Arrived today.....

    Well my motto is “ ALWAYS have a trip on the books”. Doing Maui in March since we’ve never been there. I know it won’t measure up but another bucket list trip.
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    Re: Arrived today.....

    Thanks to everyone with comments & suggestions. Said farewell to Vietnam, enjoyed Eddy’s, QG, Bananiers & finished the trip with an outstanding dinner at Quarter Kitchen & Cocktail Bar, had the...
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    Re: Arrived today.....

    Yes, here till Saturday afternoon. Hitting couple beaches early.... then saw that Johnny Hallydays grave is in Lorient. Finish at our spot at Saint Jean beach before some time in Gustavia.
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    Re: Arrived today.....

    ha! We were probably 4 tables from you. After you come in that long ramp, we got seated right there. She had the Mahi & I had the prawns in curry. Really enjoyed the way they did the calamari.
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    Re: Arrived today.....

    QG was our place last night. Thanks for the recommendation!
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    Re: Arrived today.....

    Enjoyable meal at Vietnam tonight. So yes, the usual suspects.
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    Re: Arrived today.....

    After driving around a bit today, the island looks great. Enjoyed the beach near the former Tom Beach Hôtel & might I say they did a nice job. Lot of work still going in toward Eden Rock. Just our...
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    Arrived today.....

    And what I call a bucket list starter.... landing in WinAir from over the beach & not over the roundabout. Only downer so far is LeSelect is completely closed up. A server at Eddy’s said it’s a temp...
  17. Thread: Winair question

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    Re: Winair question

    Thanks for all the input. WinAir changed our flight to the island for no charge. We will check out SBC next trip.
  18. Thread: Winair question

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    Winair question

    Seems like this happened to us last year. We are booked to arrive SXM November 24 at 3:25. We booked Winair flight for 5:10 , paid & got confirmation. Just other day Winair contacts us & says our...
  19. Re: Highly recommend not cancelling, but anyone cancelling or postponing and why?

    We discovered St Barths 2 years ago....looking at it afar from Oyster Pond in St Maarten. Every time we planned a boat ride to the island, the rough sea changed our mind. Finally we booked at Le...
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    Re: If not St Barth, where?

    Check out Palm Island.
  21. Thread: Update from AMC

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    Re: Update from AMC

    I agree, but when alcohol is the first thing taken, it's not for the lack of food or basic necessities.
  22. Thread: Columbier ?

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    Re: Columbier ?

    We can't get a reply from Le P'tit Morne. I think they are closed for the entire month of September but not sure. Hope they did well but they are up very high in Colombier
  23. Re: I worry about how to get to SBH in the next few years

    Hardly anyone will be traveling to St.Maarten anytime soon for enjoyment. No hotels for months. Got info thru a timeshare owner that Flamingo Beach Resort is basically closed till end of April &...
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    Re: IRMA day two September 7, 2017

    Any word on the Colombier area & Le P'tit Morne? The area below there, Flamands probably didn't fare very well.
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    Re: IRMA-Wednesday September 6, 2017 8:30am EST

    Barbuda has survived. Damaged, flooded but it has made it. Prime Minister claims readiness prevailed. I know this is a St Barths board but I'm thrilled with the great news........I might be wrong,...
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