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Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 16th, 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,840
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Happy Birthday, Localisa!!

Thanks guys, it was really special. :wink_smil

Thank you all for remembering. Cheers :martini_s
Forum: Lisa's Box of Treasures Wednesday, June 29th, 2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,236
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Legend of Pirates

thank you and you are welcome :wink_smil apologies for making you lose your head on that one hahahaha

i got this story from an old friend when i told him that i love legend stories and that i post...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 6th, 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,785
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Deep sea fishing, any recommendations?

Please check out this page for more information. Aruba - Deep Sea Fishing - VisitAruba.com (http://www.visitaruba.com/experience-aruba/attractions-and-activities/deep-sea-fishing/)
Forum: Lisa's Box of Treasures Friday, May 13th, 2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,236
Posted By LocaLisa
Legend of Pirates

In the 16th century, the Caribbean was a nest of pirates, who stole gold from the Spanish ships as they were trying to return to Spain.

Tonchi was a fisherman in the waters by Pos Chikito and...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Friday, May 13th, 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,358
Posted By LocaLisa
Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival this Memorial Day weekend

Chrisette Michelle, Jennifer Hudson and Heads of State featuring Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill will headline the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 4th, 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,720
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Is this site working????

it is about half mile coming from the Wendy's roundabout or traffic circle, it is a yellow house on your left with the King Ribs neon yellow sign in the front. They are open only on weekends for now...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 4th, 2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,720
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Is this site working????

hi eagle-beach boy, the site is working. i haven't been posting more often because of loads of work during the holidays hehehe. but i will start posting interesting information on what's happening...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 29th, 2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,401
Posted By LocaLisa
A Royal Weekend of Celebrations

Queen's Day Celebration

On April 30th (http://www.visitaruba.com/about-aruba/culture/queens-day/) of each year, the citizens of the Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, St Martin and...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 26th, 2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,263
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Aruba Cuaresma Celebration

feeling grateful you enjoyed the article. The San Nicolas catholic church is dedicated to Saint Therese of Jesus which is the same patron of Saint Therese of Avila. The Saint is usually portrayed...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 21st, 2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,263
Posted By LocaLisa
Aruba Cuaresma Celebration

Cuaresma is the local name term for the Lent period. Fasting is a customary practice for devout Catholics during Lent. Some will abstain from food for an entire day; others take only one meal each...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, April 11th, 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,431
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: excited and curious...

Mambo is doing a great job. Mambo is an organization of all the merchants in the mainstreet they organize the Shopping Bazaar, this keeps the flow of people coming. the bazaar is a real event, the...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 8th, 2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,431
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: excited and curious...

iamromo, not to worry hopefully you can do another streak of 10 years or more starting next year:wink_smil. although the weather is constantly changing we still count on the trade winds to keep the...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 7th, 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,431
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: excited and curious...

While celebrating the national flag and anthem day (March 18th) we had a real downpour from early morning till late in the evening. that was I belief the last heavy rainfall. after that the days are...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 7th, 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,431
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: excited and curious...

Thank you :D and 23 years that is fantastic :thumbs_up

the closing of the mainstreet actually will have very little impact on the mainroads if you go to google maps or road maps their are subroads...
Forum: Aruba News Thursday, April 7th, 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: There's a new (piano) player in town!

It's in Paseo Herencia second floor next to The Cinemas. The Paseo Herencia Mall is right across from the Holiday Inn.:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 31st, 2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,431
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: excited and curious...

hi sbatjc :wink_smil

there is 2 great projects going on right now.

That is one the Linear Park which will start from the airport to the high rise hotels. The construction has already begun and...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 17th, 2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,485
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Aruba's National Anthem and Flag Day

thanks Elaine, this year it's the 35th year that we raised the flag and sang the anthem on this date. I have just placed a small piece of history of it.

it's on the Aruba tales forum...
Forum: Lisa's Box of Treasures Thursday, March 17th, 2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,800
Posted By LocaLisa
Betico Croes

A young ambitious schoolmaster/politician from the A.V.P. became the leader of a new political party - M.E.P. (Movimiento Electoral di Pueblo). This ambitious young politician emerged as the driving...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 17th, 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,247
Posted By LocaLisa
Come celebrate the 35th anniversary of our National Anthem and Flag

Dia di Himno y Bandera is the official holiday on which we celebrate the existence of our National Anthem (http://www.visitaruba.com/about-aruba/general-aruba-facts/national-anthem/) “Aruba Dushi...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 17th, 2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,122
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Flag day eve?

Hi gumbo, the party celebration starts tonight at the Plaza Betico Croes right behind the Cas di Cultura building. Featuring live music of several local bands. Aruban delicacies tasting and local art...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 16th, 2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,779
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Aruba vs SXM

Nice strolls can be done on the white soft sands of Eagle and Palm beach, specially during sunsets which I do enjoy very much whenever I have time.

For hiking I suggest the wild side the coast is...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, March 15th, 2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,779
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Aruba vs SXM

Hi charlieh, I have never visited St. Martin but I have seen pictures and some videos and it looks wonderful, most pictures most seashores and vegetation do remind me of Aruba so I guess they are...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,797
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Fruit in aruba

Sure, if you take the road between Royal Plaza and the bus station drive 7 to 8 blocks in north direction. If correct on the 5th or 6th there is a supermarket on your left (the ex-Ling and Sons in...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,797
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Fruit in aruba

Sadly there are no open fruit markets anymore, there used to be one in-front of the Royal Plaza in Oranjestad where the Venezuelan boats came with fresh fruits, fish or other goodies. The place still...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Teens in Aruba

Recently visited fun city with my son of 5, he had the greatest time at the daycare while i was having fun on my own checking out the mall, i saw the famous dream bowl featuring glow-in-the-dark...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, February 16th, 2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,070
Posted By LocaLisa
United Airlines grounds all Boeing 757s

Travelers using United Airlines today should look out for delays and cancellations after the airline grounded all 96 of its Boeing 757s on Tuesday night to follow an FAA air-worthiness directive.
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Tuesday, September 21st, 2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Ahhhhhh.......aruba

great to know you arrived safe and already enjoying this crazy weather :wink_smil those slippery monkeys are tempting, loving your report so far.
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Wednesday, August 25th, 2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,408
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: What Are Aruba's Largest DJ Driven Nightclubs?

also tattoo party boat is a party boat with dj performances and goes till 4 to 5 in the morning.

Tattoo Party Boat Home (http://www.arubatattoo.com/)
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Wednesday, August 25th, 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,408
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: What Are Aruba's Largest DJ Driven Nightclubs?

:embaresse welcome aboard

forgot to add the link to south beach lounge South Beach Lounge Aruba | Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/southbeachlounge)

btw this place is so open you can see the...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Wednesday, August 25th, 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,408
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: What Are Aruba's Largest DJ Driven Nightclubs?

hi djstevez

at the village next to south beach center in palm beach, you'll find here the confessions night club, this place is packed every mid week and weekends till wee hours in the morning,...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, August 17th, 2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: HIgh Speed and Secure Internet Access

it is hard to find the divi resort has only wireless connection, the tamarijn has an internet lounge maybe you can try their? :thinking:
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, August 13th, 2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,268
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: aruba vacation so far

that's a wonderful surprise. very nice touch by cooks. congratulations to all for the award. :thumbs_up
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, July 29th, 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Honeymoon in Aruba

these are all fine suggestions :wink_smil, what do you think of massage treatment for couples? and sunset horseback riding?

congratulations to the couple. nice cake too :tounge_sm
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 19th, 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,209
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: DePalm Island Full day Tour

the children are going to love the waterpark. my son of 5 loves it. and everytime we go he goes nuts about the slides it has 4 different type of waterslides, the pool is knee high and you can sit in...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 25th, 2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,857
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Turtle Nests

i just got a reply from tortuga aruba foundation:

The first nest of the Leatherback Sea Turtle at Eagle Beach is now 65 days, and incubation time normally is in between 60 -7O days. So, every day...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 24th, 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,857
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Turtle Nests

found an old thread with information and pictures. i've send tortuga aruba foundation an email requesting a schedule and to verify that the phone number and bank account number are still valid.
...
Forum: Aruba Safety Tuesday, May 11th, 2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,352
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: another fatality over the weekend

when are they going to learn to use a helmet, his death was almost instant and most of the damage received was his head. and this happened just before mother's day. very sad for the mom and family....
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 30th, 2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Happy Queen's Day

thanks!:teeth_smi long live the queen
Forum: Tasty Tidbits Tuesday, April 13th, 2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,965
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Papaya Hot Sauce

here is the link to the 3 hot sauces. my favorite is the tropical heat

Aruba Heat - Home - Quality home made hot sauces from the Caribbean island of Aruba. (http://www.arubaheat.com/)
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, April 1st, 2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 70,402
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: cooks restaurant

my sushi cravings were completely satisfied. ommi you were right on the toro roll, those and tempura roll were my favz tonight i even had the mango roll. men did we get the chefs work a sweat lol. we...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, April 1st, 2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 70,402
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: cooks restaurant

thank you, i'm going in a group of 4 ladies and a gentleman and thank you for your offer but i do have a ride already, lol. we r all sushi lovers and this is my first time at cooks. i'm really...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, March 31st, 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 70,402
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: cooks restaurant

planning to go for sushi night tomorrow.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 31st, 2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Bag Banning

i don't know about the bj's but the prices here are lower comparing to other supermarkets, but you'll buy large quantity. for example instead of one small can of tuna you buy six and single products...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, March 30th, 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Bag Banning

until now the only place that requires the use for reusable bags is the pricesmart. sometimes they help out with empty cardboxes, they also sell reusable bags. i don't recall any other place.
Forum: Aruba Safety Tuesday, March 30th, 2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,505
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Intersection by the Mill will be closed

here is a link to new rules presented to the press last week by minister of justice, some of the rules are already in action.



seat belts
children safety
speed cameras
danger...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 18th, 2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: National Anthem and Flag Day - Aruba MAR 18

Happy Aruba Day to all who are born or feel Aruban this moment:thumbs_up
Forum: Aruba Safety Thursday, March 18th, 2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 26,467
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Tiger Shark / Be Cautious

sure you can either combine it with pan bati or funchi. this dish is a tradition. and is being served at the several stands at the community centers today.
Forum: Aruba Safety Thursday, March 18th, 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 26,467
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Tiger Shark / Be Cautious

the recipe is here

Aruba (http://www.visitaruba.com/aruba-recipes/keri-keri/)
Forum: Aruba Safety Thursday, March 18th, 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 26,467
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Tiger Shark / Be Cautious

it's a blessing, we can now eat authentic original keri keri recipe:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, March 7th, 2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,500
Posted By LocaLisa
Re: Caves

me too, those pictures look great
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