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    So Excited to be BACK

    Greetings All,

    Bonnie and I are excited to return tomorrow for 3 weeks at Eden View! Health issues have caused us to cancel two scheduled trips in the past year. Looking forward to seeing many...
  2. Re: An 89 Year Old American Tourist Dies Following a Quad Accident on Saint-Barth

    Yes this is a tragedy. Equally important is why was this not front page news on the island? Why are we hearing about this a month later? What type of investigation has begun on the island to...
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    Re: Sunset End of a beautiful day

    See you there tomorrow... we're excited... on island for 4-5 weeks!
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    Time Line to Repair a Villa

    Greetings my SB friends,

    I continually read and appreciate the optimism shown by all.

    I thought a glimpse at the reality of the time line necessary to repair a villa might be of interest. We...
  5. Thread: The Beaches

    by DavidB
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    Re: The Beaches

    An example of the damage done to pools on the island. Several planters weighing 150# were thrown into the pool by Irma. Upon draining the pool many of the tiles on the bottom are cracked...
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    Re: A QUESTION FOR CHRIS 83

    Well said Kimberly!
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    Re: Cancel Impending trip?

    Yes we will give back all deposits. With no fencing on the side of our property, it is dangerous for our guests. I trust our manager. Rental agencies want to rent villas. I want our guests to be...
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    Re: Cancel Impending trip?

    I mistakenly posted this under some info about St. Martin. My mistake. This thread seems more appropriate.

    I spoke with our villa manager yesterday(the 11th). He advised me all hotels he...
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    Re: 80% of Hotel inventory out of service

    yes
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    Re: 80% of Hotel inventory out of service

    Hi Andy,

    I spoke with our villa manager yesterday and he echoed the same. He advised me all hotels he knew of will be closed for at least 6 months. 80% of the homes/villas on the island...
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    Re: Shutter Hurricane Durability- Wood vs. Metal

    Where did you hear that??? Metal roll down shutters failed??????

    Our villa's exterior in St. Jean lost a 50 X14 foot roof over our porch, all fencing and landscaping. Our villa was built 6 years...
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    Re: Sunday Champagne Brunch

    We've been several times.... it's great!
  13. Thread: SXM-SBH Flights

    by DavidB
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    Re: SXM-SBH Flights

    A very simple explanation... WinnAir 2 pilots, 2 engines/plane, SBA 1 pilot, one engine.
  14. Re: I know there are Junies, so are there any Julies or Augies?

    We're here for the entire month!
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    Which Phone Service should I use?

    I know carriers have changed plans in the past year. Does one have clear advantages? I intend to be on island 5 of the next 12 months.

    Thank you for your advice!
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    Re: Pool heater? Have any knowledge regarding?

    I'm assuming this is on island. Who installed it for you and how much did it cost.

    Thanks
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    Re: Pool heater? Have any knowledge regarding?

    Thanks for the info.... we anticipate using the heater during Jan, Feb and March, raising the pool temp 5-9 degrees. Although refreshing during the day, unheated at night is a bit cool for my...
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    Pool heater? Have any knowledge regarding?

    Hi All,
    We're considering installing a water heater for the pool. On initial investigation, although solar is very affordable here in the US, unfortunately, it is very expensive on St. Barts. Our...
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    Re: Junies, Junies, Junies,,,,,,,

    Bonnie and I will arrive June 16 and stay thru August 1. So excited, in the next 10 months we'll be on island for almost 6!!! Looking forward to being back!!
  20. Re: St. Martin import permit to bring a dog to st. barths

    We just traveled to St. Bart with our 70 pound German Shepherd . For the reasons mentioned above, we elected to fly Tradewinds from San Juan. So much easier than SXM and no problem with bring the...
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    Re: Fresh Fish at Baz

    We ate at Baz last night.... great sushi, outstanding service by Daniel, great price point and a beautiful setting.... it is consistently one of our favorite spots...
  22. Thread: That First Step

    by DavidB
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    Re: That First Step

    Hi Amy, we arrive in a week and will be on island for a month.... see you soon
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    See on Amazon: Gomorrah: A Personal Journey into...

    See on Amazon: Gomorrah: A Personal Journey into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System.Some amazing hotels on the Amalfi coast. If you're not shocked by the hotel costs...
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    Yes, driving the Amalfi Coast is unlike anything...

    Yes, driving the Amalfi Coast is unlike anything you've done before, so think of it as an adventure. I've been there 3 times and driven it myself each time. Narrow roads, fast, pushy, Italian...
  25. The reason St Barths tops the list is obvious to...

    The reason St Barths tops the list is obvious to all who have been there..... IT'S WORTH IT!!!!
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    Check out: ...

    Check out:

    http://ktla.com/2015/09/22/kayaker-fends-off-aggressive-hammerhead-shark-near-santa-barbara-coast/

    West coast hammerheads have a bad and very aggressive attitude
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    A great read Amy!!!!!

    A great read Amy!!!!!
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    ..... waking up today and every morning.......

    ..... waking up today and every morning.... everything after is a bonus!!
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    Great pics... sorry for what you're going...

    Great pics... sorry for what you're going through....

    What every your facing, consider going to inspire.com. There you will wind hundreds of support groups for every possible challenge. It helps...
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    Hi All, we're back Nov 2...

    Hi All, we're back Nov 2 (tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) until the 2nd... Bonnie and I are in
  31. Thread: Saline Solution

    by DavidB
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    The world looks different through the eyes/lens...

    The world looks different through the eyes/lens of a great photographer.... and I enjoy it!
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    LOVE LOVE LOVE IT......

    LOVE LOVE LOVE IT......
  33. Well written, tragic, yet common.... reminds me...

    Well written, tragic, yet common.... reminds me to spend more time on island with friends
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    yay!!! We're back for 3 weeks, Nov 2-22!!! We...

    yay!!! We're back for 3 weeks, Nov 2-22!!! We can't wait
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    Just saw JB at the Hollywood Bowl.......

    Just saw JB at the Hollywood Bowl.... quintessential SoCal night!
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