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    Re: Clever new app: St. Barth of Sweden

    Have you met Nils Dufau?
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    Re: Super U and Oasis closed 5/13

    it's a Catholic holiday, i don't think anyone will be doing inventory...
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    Re: Mosquito repellants

    good sleuthing... I have found that citronella oil works best but smells so strongly people tend to back away.. it's natural tho and I don't like to use DEET products...
  4. Re: Gustavia : les travaux du clocher sont terminés - belltower work completed

    very interesting!
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    Re: Super U and Oasis closed 5/13

    wow for both of them to be closed is a big deal, usually U Express in Lorient is open!
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    Re: Transat info- May 9 start

    The depart of the Transat was delayed from Sunday May 9 until Wednesday May 12 due to bad weather - winds of 40 to 50 knots and waves of 4 to 5 meters.. and 58°F with rain... the organizers went for...
  7. Thread: Tamarin

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    Re: Tamarin

    :up:
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    Re: Save St. Jean Beach

    to close the stable door after the horse has bolted


    PHRASE [VERB inflects]If you say that someone has closed or shut the stable door after the horse has bolted, you mean that they have tried to...
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    Re: drinks with Eve & Jim at Pearl Beach

    the entire staff wears their masks under their nose or under their chin, and hotel guests wander thru the hotel to get to the beach maskless.. luckily it's outside and very breezy, but their...
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    Re: Holiday today May 8

    oui, il était un homme d'exception !
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    Re: Holiday today May 8

    :up: I bet you have some fascinating stories as well, your dad's and your own...
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    Re: SBHOnline Virtual Happies

    If you time things correctly it's not so bad, I consistently forget and find myself in the worst of it, but it can be avoided.
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    Re: Name a Pre-Covid Forum Hot Button Issue

    an oxymoron in SBH...
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    Re: Holiday today May 8

    My mother was American, they were engaged in 1944 when he shipped overseas, she was only 20 at the time.. they got married two weeks after he got back, on April 14, 1946... he passed away on their...
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    Re: Save St. Jean Beach

    or trying to close the stable door after the horse has bolted ...
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    Re: Phone service and Wifi

    You could try one of these https://travelwifi.com/
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    Re: Holiday today May 8

    Interestingly, May 8 was Victory Day in Europe but not the end of WWII. Victory over Japan was not signed until September 2, 1945. My father was stationed in France on May 8, 1945 (at Fontainebleau),...
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    Re: We Zoomed like it was 2020

    thanks for setting it up John... nice to see everyone...
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    Re: Phone service and Wifi

    what does your villa have and what do you need beyond that? do you mean elsewhere besides at the villa or more robust than what the villa has already...
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    Re: SBH-Related Coronavirus Information

    "in town" is another bad translation, it means at your general practitioner's office (rather than at the hospital, dispensary, or stadium...)
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    Re: Save St. Jean Beach

    I hope it's not too late...the petition (not the time)!
  22. Re: Arrived in the mail yesterday - Tradewind is calling me back!

    personalized with your name and Tradewind frequent flyer number or just plain tags?
  23. Re: Bientôt la fin de la campagne Soon the end of the vaccination campaign

    manifestation can mean a protest or gathering but "une manifestation culturelle" is a cultural event, which is what they meant in the French above....
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    Re: Encourgaing news on vaccinations

    Hi Chipper,
    not sure who Mariane and George Gréaux are, so they may or not be related to Rosemond... where is the villa?
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    Re: Encourgaing news on vaccinations

    They are only counting the population over 18 for vaccination percentages, so only about 8,000 people total.. they are not vaccinating anyone under 18 at the moment...
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    Re: May 8th holiday

    For anyone on the island there is a May 8 ceremony and champagne toast at the Collectivity, I'd say around 11am on Saturday....
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    Re: Restaurant Owners we miss-

    Manu might have started a tradition of moules et frites on Fridays but it was a tradition for many years beforehand on Thursdays at La Marine in Gustavia.. and Santa Fe was not exactly a "hamburger...
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    Re: Vitet area - pros/cons

    yes that's from Marigot up to Vitet, not Grand Fond...!
  29. Re: NYT: EU recommends opening travel to foreigners

    did I say tougher? I intended to say just maybe not the same... perhaps more lenient as it the case today..., we are pretty much open to those who are vaccinated and have a negative PCR test, and as...
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    Re: May 4, 2022 Earthquake...?

    nope, no rumble felt by us...
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    and on it goes, the harvesting of the island by every possible business scheme under the sun...
  32. Re: NYT: EU recommends opening travel to foreigners

    The rules for mainland France are not necessarily the same for Saint Barth, so I'd look for an official announcement depending where go want to go and when...
  33. Re: Bitcoin Cash cryptocurrency meetup in Gustavia

    or poisonous ?
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    funny you say that, I was just thinking about the first bank where I had an account as a child in Philly, Girard Trust and Corn Exchange...and my mother in law was telling us about how in the old...
  35. Thread: Tamarin

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    Re: Tamarin

    The sad thing is the transformation from privately owned restaurants to those owned by groups from off the island.. which is now the case for Tamarin, Quartier General, La Petite Plage, Fouquet's,...
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