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Mike from Newport

Mike from Newport
@mike-from-newport
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Joined: May 24, 2006 11:44 pm
Last seen: June 3, 2022 11:46 pm
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Re: Back to the drawing board...

Jen - Good question! I meant the Cloud 9 sailing charter. He does daysails from St. John to JVD. Thanks.

16 years ago
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Re: Back to the drawing board...

Thanks for the input everyone. Does anyone have experience with Cloud 9?

16 years ago
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Re: Lunch anyone?

Thanks all... TomB - I second TomB's thoughts about Cafe Amici. It's a great spot for lunch while waiting for the Charlotte Amalie ferry to St. ...

16 years ago
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Re: Need St Thomas restaurant with good food & view

Thanks Sherri. Banana Tree Grille sounds like a keeper. I love Herve's and Agave, but needed a third dinner spot for an upcoming 3 night stay on St....

16 years ago
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Re: Need St Thomas restaurant with good food & view

I haven't been to either Banana Tree Grille or Room with a View as yet, but it looks like they're both located at Bluebeard's Castle. Do I understand...

16 years ago
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Re: Cruzan Single Barrel Estate Rum

BB - You're a man after my own heart. I used to bring home multiple bottles of basic Cruzan rum from my VI trips, but now I just pick up one bottle o...

16 years ago
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Re: Now the real fun can begin...

Thanks for the tips everyone... I had actually booked a trip to JVD on Survivan on my last visit to St. John, but the trip was cancelled when a t...

16 years ago
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Re: Best place on St. John to watch Colts/Patriots game on Sunday, 11/4

Hopefully I don't bump into Whitey Bulger at Salt Pond beach...

16 years ago
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Re: Best place on St. John to watch Colts/Patriots game on Sunday, 11/4

Just curious... I was reading some old threads and ran across this one. I've noticed that St. John has a strong connection to the Boston area, b...

16 years ago
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Re: Trip report (7/13-7/23) Day three: Happy Anniversay in Paradise

ccasebolt - I saw the Thursday show at the Tweeter Center. There were torrential rains, so the folks in the lawn seats were absolutely drenched! But...

18 years ago
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Re: Trip report (7/13-7/23) Day three: Happy Anniversay in Paradise

I was at Fenway for that Schilling game against the A's. Kenny Chesney threw out the first pitch. The Boston-St. John connections are endless...

18 years ago
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Re: internet on st.john

If you're in Coray Bay, there's internet access at the Donkey Diner.

18 years ago
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Re: Trip Report (7/13-7/23) Day one: Getting there is half the fun

I'm glad you survived the Logan Airport gauntlet. I'm always a bit paranoid about seeing my plane fly overhead while I'm stuck in the middle of gridl...

18 years ago
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Re: Suggested Reading

Cold sad dwelling? It may be Massachusetts, but it's not that bad...

18 years ago
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Re: SJ Trip Summary 7/5-7/14 Recommendations

IMHO Sweet Plantains is the most underrated restaurant on St. John. I heard very little about it before my trip last month, and it looks pretty nond...

18 years ago
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Re: Suggested Reading

You may want to try Buffett's "A Salty Piece of Land." I enjoyed it, but I'm also a bit biased. 🙂

18 years ago
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