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RickG

RickG
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Joined: September 18, 2006 8:58 pm
Last seen: April 23, 2021 11:08 am
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Re: ST to Bitter End

Bitter End/North Sound is a stretch to do on a day trip. One option is to take the ferry and a taxi, I've used Potter's Taxi before 284-495-5329. We'v...

15 years ago
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Re: Horseback riding in St John

Hi wessan, we're big Carolina Corral fans. Dana is very good with her guests and her horses. She does a ride up the Johnny Horn Trail that gives great...

15 years ago
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Re: Going to STJ beaches - drive or ferry

As long as your not renting from Hertz, you should be good for the car ferry. That is going to be the least expensive approach with the best mobility ...

15 years ago
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Re: WIreless Internet

The Tap Room has free wireless in Mongoose Junction. My ATT wireless broadband card works well where ever we have line of sight to the St. Thomas or C...

15 years ago
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Re: New USVI Tourism Site

At least they hit the Passport question as the first FAQ. br /> Cheers, RickG

15 years ago
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Re: Water safe to drink?

I drink the water at Cinnamon Bay with no difficulties. We do tend to buy gallons of filtered water for drinking. The St. John Water brand is filtered...

15 years ago
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Re: Condos on St John

Grande Bay has some owners moving in, but there is a lot still unfinished. br /> Cheers, RickG

15 years ago
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Re: We Need a Place to Stay Feb. 11th-17th-ish

You'll need to do some hunting this late. Caribbeanvilla.com has some last minute specials. Cruz Views #1 is two bedroom and is right near the pool an...

15 years ago
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Re: Island Blues on STJ

I hit up some folks who have recently been there. Positive comments for crab cake sandwich, chicken wings, popcorn shrimp, fries and onion rings. ...

15 years ago
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Re: Weather conditions

DC is hotter than STJ in the summer. The sun can sometimes feel crackly hot, but that's standing with no shade for a couple of hours waiting for the J...

15 years ago
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Re: TWO RANKINGS NEEDED: Bars and Restaruant

I was reading down... waiting for.... and X hit it, Shipwreck Landing with the kinds of pours that Connie would love. Kenny is back at Quiet Mon,...

15 years ago
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Re: Can you take boat rides without swimming?

ChicagoWinter, give Dana at Carolina Corral a call - 1-340-693-5778. Her stable is in Coral Bay, St. John. Taxis pickup and drop off there, with prior...

15 years ago
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Re: walking distance on St. John

I also like Hillcrest Guesthouse for a walkable stay. Some other options are Star Villas and Coconut Coast Condos. Samuel Cottages has my eye for an i...

15 years ago
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Re: Provisioning a Villa (WI, STT and I think STJ too)

I've spoken with them on the phone regarding provisioning for STJ. They will meet you at the barge or ferry dock and set you up. This would work nicel...

15 years ago
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Re: Where to Park - STJ - All Day Parking

There's 8 or 9 spots right at the dock across from Margarita Phil's. These fill up early. I usually just go down the access road to the VINP Visitors ...

15 years ago
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Re: VI On The Cheap - Part Deaux - Reviews Needed

Ed, check out Hillcrest Guesthouse and St. John Inn, both in Cruz Bay STJ. Hillcrest just posted 20% discounts for new bookings. St. John Inn has some...

15 years ago
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Re: Valentine's Night Dinner - Coral Bay Side

My favorite in Coral Bay is Shipwreck Landing with excellent fresh fish and my favorite appetizer on island - coconut shrimp. Sweet Plantains is very ...

15 years ago
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Re: DOES ANYONE USE BLACKBERRY TO ACCESS VINOW

Works from my Berry once I login. I tend to read the RSS feed on the berry and respond from my desktop. Navigating the site on a small screen is a scr...

15 years ago
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Re: Calling Cards

I just buy a $5 card the first time I hit a market, they are near the check out. Cheers, RickG

15 years ago
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Re: where are the villa renters?

We were just down in November. For the first time in 6 years I did not book my next trip before we left for this one. It's the "R" word, recession. We...

15 years ago
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