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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: 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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Re: Villa in Virgin Grand Estates

We stay across the street in November 2006, when this villa was being finished. It's in a great spot and looked very nicely built. I haven't seen a re...

15 years ago
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Re: Cell phone coverage?

Generally in Cruz Bay is the best. There is an ATT tower above Coral Bay on Bordeaux Mountain. Whenever there is terrain between you and the antennas ...

15 years ago
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Re: daughters skin mystery

Yep, fungus happens in warm wet places. General anti-fungals help. Keep an eye on it! Cheers, RickG

15 years ago
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Re: Nude beaches

Watch out for tickets from the Park Rangers on Salomon - $50! They'll go by in the boat and have a ranger walk down with the ticket book. Kiddel ...

15 years ago
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Re: daughters skin mystery

I've a friend and a sister that had dermatitis that did not respond to treatments. They both ended having diabetes. Just because the rash started dur...

15 years ago
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Re: Alton Brown - Feasting On Waves

We were in tears watching Seddy with Alton. That was a great episode and it was fun to see so many familiar faces. Imagine that, no Soggy Dollar Bar i...

15 years ago
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Re: Foxy's on JVD for Thanksgiving

You'll want to call ahead. My experiences with the BVIs for Thanksgiving has been that a lot of places are closed or have a special party. In 1996 all...

15 years ago
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Re: water temp in november

March is definitely cooler than November. Water temp is one reason we prefer to visit in November each year! We were on STJ in March and it was chill ...

15 years ago
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Re: Going to St. John again. Need help with Tortola and Jost

Jost has White Bay Campground, with a couple of options from baresite to a duplex with a/c. Tortola has Brewers Bay, but its more like Cinnamon Bay Ca...

15 years ago
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Re: Tortola Lodging

I love Brewers Bay, Smugglers Cove is good too. Cheers, RickG

15 years ago
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Re: Nightlife in Cruz Bay

Woody's is the main place with reduced prices at happy hour, $1 domestic beers and $2 foreigns the last time we were there. Cap's Place has cheap Pres...

15 years ago
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Re: map of st. john

The Trail Bandit map is great too. Here's the list of maps that I reference all of the time:br /> Cheers, RickG

15 years ago
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Re: Tortola Lodging

We've stayed at Sebastian's a couple of times, its clean and the prices are reasonable. It has a restaurant and is walking distance to a couple more, ...

15 years ago
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Re: Trip Report - Digested Version

Great, thanks for sharing your time! Yep, it rains and the mosquitoes come out. It doesn't happen all that often, but when the mosquitoes swarm its pr...

15 years ago
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Re: Best dinner restaurants on STJ?

We prefer La Tapa and the new Waterfront Bistro is very good. Cheers, RickG

15 years ago
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Re: BVIs with kids/ private charter

If you do the Baths I would do the ferry or the water taxi - they stop in town and taxi you to the Baths. I like to hit the Indians, Norman Island, Co...

15 years ago
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Re: Where to buy fresh seafood (to cook ourselves) in STJ?

We pick up fish from the local vendors to the left of Natures Nook in Cruz Bay. In Coral Bay there is a local vendor across from Crabby's on the water...

15 years ago
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Re: passports

Thanks for making that call Islander. This is rather a messy confusing issue. I'll refer to your post in the future when people ask. Thanks, Rick...

16 years ago
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Re: Coming back!!

Connie, hopefully we'll run into you on STJ that week. A bunch of the VIOL gang are hitting Honeymoon Bay Tuesday 11/4. Cheers, RickG

16 years ago
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