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Manta
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Joined: January 12, 2006 1:42 pm
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Re: snorkel

Secret Harbour 🙂 - bring a credit card too. It's not widely traveled and it's almost always calm (other than Aug & Sept when "H" season makes weathe...

18 years ago
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Re: Lindqvist beach Still Accessible?

I've been here 2.5 years and it's always been full of trash. I think it's the locals way of telling the owners they're unhappy with the current state...

18 years ago
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Re: usair flight no longer direct

Usually the CLT flight lands here around 4 PM - and there's a beach RIGHT THERE if you wanna dip yer toes in the water for a few hours to avoid downto...

18 years ago
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Re: beer

There's also Presidente - not from the VI but from the DR...erm...Dominican Republic (if memory serves). I'm not a beer drinker (was drinking Cruzan ...

18 years ago
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Re: weather in November

November is the tail end of "H" season (don't wana jinx anything...) so it CAN be rainy. As a matter of fact the first Nov I lived here it rained alm...

18 years ago
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Re: Red Hook ferry dock parking? A couple questions

I have parked my car on the street there in Red Hook overnight without any incident YET - so yes, it's safe enough. Friends who live on their boats i...

18 years ago
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Re: Marriott Timeshare Construction

The timeshare construction is quite a distance from the hotel area - a couple of curves of the road. There are barriers up but other than that, there...

18 years ago
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Re: Bolongo Bay

Sammy plays one night at the Beach House (the fancier restaruant) and Wed nights for Carnival Night. Mondays Jason is on the guitar. Tuesdays no...

18 years ago
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Re: Villa Olga

Villa Olga is owned by the Doumeng family who also own Bolongo. Last I heard they had slated it for renovation, so I don't even know if it's open for...

18 years ago
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best U/W test....

takes a bit more than a bathtub. The commercially available housings aren't foolproof either - a tiny grain of sand can ruin yer WHOLE day, as can a ...

18 years ago
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Re: villa near dive boat operations

Cruz Bay Watersports is headquartered IN Cruz Bay - they have a 'sattelite' shop at the Westin. There are several recommendations on the board - ...

18 years ago
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Re: How about Tortola for a day trip?

If I had a choice between spending a day on water snorkeling versus a trip to Tortola for a land excursion, I'd opt for the water based one..but that'...

18 years ago
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Re: Sunsreen?

Ric said: "The Carribean sun will get you thru the clouds. It will get you thru the trees. Be careful." It will even get to you in the shade...

18 years ago
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Re: Underwater Cameras

DO NOT use one of those plastic baggies - they do not do a good job if you plan on doing any sort of surface dive with the camera. You need to get cl...

18 years ago
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info and addendum

You should be able to rent a boat in Red Hook - they normally leave around 9ish and if your ship leaves at 5, then you CAN be back in Red Hook in plen...

18 years ago
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Verizon and me....

When I moved down in 2003, I had a Verizon phone....called & talked to cust svc as well as their engineering dept (with proper notations on my acct, a...

18 years ago
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I don't think so....(edited)

To the best of my recollection the Indians are at Pelican Island....but will re-check. Still nearby Jost 🙂 and WELL worth the zip over there. ...

18 years ago
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Re: Extras to Bring

Many of these items can be pruchased here on island - no need to lug SO much stuff that ya have to pay extra paggage fees....which will negate any sav...

18 years ago
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Re: Internal remedy

Sorry to hear that Future Islander....maybe her body chemistry just makes her yummy to those bugs...I have seen it work on many people (having worked ...

18 years ago
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Re: Address for Mercury Cafe

They're in Hibiscus Alley - 340-775-0500 is their #. They may not receive mail at their physical location, so it's best to give them a ring to confir...

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