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    Re: 900E: Colombier to Gustavia

    Oh, if the taxi ride was included, then the price was totally fine I guess.. clearly that would have been the expensive bit....;)

    To me, it seems the sharks were swimming out of the water that...
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    Re: 900E: Colombier to Gustavia

    Wait......Just to clarify the title: Were your guests charged 900 euros to take an inflatable boat from Colombier to Gustavia, then a taxi back to Flamands?

    So, a thousand bucks for a 10 minute...
  3. Re: Could this island become the next St. Barth like paradise?

    Anyway, about comparing the Balearic islands to St. Barths,..... well there is no comparison! Main reason: the French culture... St. Barths is unique in the world for many reasons, but the fact is:...
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    Re: Residency permit

    Hmm.... dodgy if you ask me.... the "senior SBH official" in question is not above the law. Also, do not confuse "residency" with "employment", two very different things to discuss here. It is not...
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    Re: Has anyone seen Roman Abramovich?

    Mr Abramovitch's plane was parked in Nice airport a few days ago (seen it with my own eyes), as the Monaco boat show was being held. I think everything is perfectly fine in his world.
  6. Re: Could this island become the next St. Barth like paradise?

    Formentera is run by the Italian mob. Even the spaniards themselves don't go there any longer. Try Menorca instead.
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    Re: Photo from the roundabout

    The whole country is celebrating tonight, from Gustavia to Paris.

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  8. Re: Congratulations France for winning the World Cup

    On est champion. Vive la France!

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    Re: Real Estate Market

    Si le pipeau est une petite flûte champêtre, c'est aussi un appeau pour attirer les oiseaux. Un appeau est un petit instrument utilisé par les chasseurs dès le XIIIe siècle, afin d'imiter les...
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    Re: How was St Barth in the 30s ?

    Ellen, as we know Mr "chris83" is a temporary wind. He will come and he will go, like many others on this site for the past 15 years.

    Seuls les plus tenaces, les vrais amoureux de St Barth seront...
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    Re: lockdown competition

    More personal attacks! Unbelievable. By posting the above, you're just adding oil to the fire that you're trying to extinguish. I am not criticizing anyone, just responding against those who launch...
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    Re: lockdown competition

    On se demande vraiment qui est arrogant ici ? Quand es-tu venu en France métropolitaine pour la dernière fois ? Que connais-tu de notre pays ? Parles-tu seulement notre langue ?

    L'île de Saint...
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    Re: lockdown competition

    Don't you understand the idea here?

    Hint: The answer is in the title. :D
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    Re: lockdown competition

    Love is shared. :heart1:
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    Re: lockdown competition

    On a forum which is 100% dedicated to a French island, I would say "yes". But of course that would require a certain level of education...
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    Re: lockdown competition

    As far as I know I was not the last poster on that thread and only expressed a polite opinion. I believe the moderator was more concerned about possible reactions coming from some excessive...
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    Re: lockdown competition

    Really wondering who's not "letting go" here....
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    Re: lockdown competition

    Nothing wrong with last Pascale's post. What is going on here?

    I thought:

    "The best moderation is the least moderation."
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    Re: A nuance in an old discussion

    +1

    A few days ago, while on the island, I met with a good friend of mine (a 20 years+ full time resident) who was personally targeted by a 50K+ posts member (I will try to avoid pointing fingers...
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    Re: A nuance in an old discussion

    Of course you can show up in any restaurant in SBH with flip flops and shorts, and nobody will say anything. Let alone, you'll be offered a table. But, being dressed (with long pants) is a sign of...
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    Re: Residence Card?

    After 5 years of local residency only. Until then all legal SBH residents (including foreign nationals) are liable to income taxation as per mainland France taxation schedule (I'm not discussing US...
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    Re: 25% of Rental Villas Vacant at Christmas

    Not Diana, stbartslover.
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    Re: Residence Card?

    Well as we say... "Nul ne peut ignorer la loi".... I recommend a clock reset... The French authorities are very permissive until.... they are not.
  24. Thread: VISA

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    Re: VISA

    Not the same visa. The French Caribbean territories have their own separate visas and entry requirements.

    Any French Embassy would provide more details.
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    Re: My Favorite New View

    They could use their airline names, such as:

    American Airlines = "American"
    Delta Airlines = "Delta"
    United Airlines = "United"
    JetBlue : "JetBlue"
    SouthWest Airlines = "Southwest"
    KLM =...
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    Re: My Favorite New View

    And the purpose of this comment is? Who's "he"?
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    Re: My Favorite New View

    Nice approach. For those interested in the pilot's point of view, the "stabilized approach" criteria for SBH's runway 10 are as follows:

    - Report Sugar Loaf at 1500 feet: "St. Barths traffic,...
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    Re: Off-beach picnic tips?

    Cass, "Bienvenue sur le forum".... ;)
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    Re: Crystal Clear Weekend Photos

    Indeed! The weather in the last 3 days has been exceptional. Unusual in fact. Crystal clear skies, record cold temperatures at night (17 C / 63 F), amazing sunrises and sunsets, calms seas, very...
  30. Thread: Bonjour

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    Re: Bonjour

    I agree Rosita! Tonight's Sunset was exceptional! The sky was so clear, very rare to see it like that!

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  31. Re: Airport Time Lapse Video from Dec. 27, 2016 - 7 hours into 4.5 minutes

    Winair - Twin Otter / Tradewind - Pilatus / St Barth Commuter - Cessna Caravan / Windward Express - Britten Norman Islander,
    repeat, repeat, repeat.....

    Nice video! Provides a good picture of...
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    Re: 1974 road to St. Jean

    Cass, 2nd degree humor?

    Really hope so, as not all things "St Jean" can be related to this place of "débauche". Especially in 1974.

    It doesn't really matter where that picture was taken...
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    Re: Happy new year from colombier 🎉

    Très jolie vue ! Bonne année !
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    Re: sbh2016 memories

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    Like!
  35. Re: New Yea's Eve options - some priced, some not

    Non, tu ne te trompes pas.

    En Français, on dirait: "A 350 euros le menu, c'est de l'arnaque".

    Yea f---------BEEP-------- rip off.
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