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Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 29th, 2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By seashelldiver
Re: Wedding ? for Aruba expert

Getting Married in Aruba (http://www.aruba.com/arubavacations/weddingshoneymoons/top_10_reasons_for_getting_married_in_aruba.aspx)

Just click on the blue link "Getting Married In Aruba"
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 29th, 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By seashelldiver
Re: Wedding ? for Aruba expert

No problem at all, here a great guide.

Getting Married in Aruba (http://www.aruba.com/arubavacations/weddingshoneymoons/top_10_reasons_for_getting_married_in_aruba.aspx)
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 5th, 2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By seashelldiver
Thumbs up Re: A vs C

I'm sorry....in my post above I meant if you do not like places that are not like "home" or are not like things are back "home" then this might not be for you. Personally when I travel I enjoy...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 5th, 2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By seashelldiver
Thumbs up Re: A vs C

I've been to Curacao 4 times and like it alot. The vibe is more European/Caribbean as mentioned above. Whereas Aruba has become very Americanized, Curacao has not. Their is far more existing...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 20th, 2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,934
Posted By seashelldiver
Re: Stale?

Yadda Yadda Yadda.......
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, October 11th, 2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,150
Posted By seashelldiver
Re: Questions for Aruba experts

Aruba Highway Department......LMAO, now that is funny, and PLEASe if such and entity exists, get them the map !!!! I lived on Aruba for 7 years and NEVER saw a decent map and figured it had to drive...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 23rd, 2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,905
Posted By seashelldiver
Unhappy Re: Chez Matilde is Closing

Sad Sad News, only ate there once, but it was really special ! I still miss Boonoonoonoos, that was a sad day when it closed also !
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 16th, 2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,867
Posted By seashelldiver
Cool Re: Foxy lady

By the sounds of that article, Alex Mathew is NOT the type of person to be running that establishment, or ANY establishment for that matter.....YIKES !
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 9th, 2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: London to Aruba in September

Just an FYI, it is highly unlikey your sister will be allowed on the plane with liquids in her carry on. Her best bet is to buy them if available after her security checkpoints and just before she...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 9th, 2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Please help first visit is in 22 days!!!!

Flying in frozen USDA steaks....yuck !!! Skip that and order a steak n the restaurants like El Gaucho or Texas de Brazil. The beef from Argentina has no antibiotics and wasn't fattened up...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 21st, 2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,620
Posted By seashelldiver
Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

Elaine,

Whoa, I had never heard he blocked his ears with the Aruban authorities, that's good.....hopefully he'll try the same tactics here and get the judges really stirred up......amazing how...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 21st, 2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,620
Posted By seashelldiver
Talking Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

LMAO !!!!!

I don't remember who predicted this, Sandra, Sherry or Elain, but here we go......Joran says the Peruvian Police "tricked" him into that confession, that he was just signing stuff and...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 15th, 2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,620
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

NJKate you got me laughing......Joran smart enough to set up passwords and lock down his computer so that no one could get into it????? This is the same idiot that called Beth Holloway's lawyer and...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 3rd, 2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,620
Posted By seashelldiver
Smile Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

And the news just keeps getting better !!!!!

The idiot is now being charged by the U.S, for extortion ! The idiot on May 10 contacted an individual in Birmingham, Ala and had them send him 15K to...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,620
Posted By seashelldiver
Thumbs up Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

My bad, I meant to say this new murdered occurred 5 years ago to the day that Natalie Holloway was killed.....May 30, 2005 and now May 30, 2010.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,620
Posted By seashelldiver
Unhappy Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

Here's a creppy fact: This new murder occurred two years to the day that Joran killed Natalie !

I have heard that Peruvian jails are horrible places to be.....I remember the Lori Berenson case of...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,620
Posted By seashelldiver
Angry Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

Why am I not surprised??? The sociopath resurfaces. Hopefully Peru will be able to stick him with this crime.....sorry for the harsh pre-judgement but I will NEVER forgive him for what he did to...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,318
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: NH...This could be big?

Anyone who has done scuba diving or snorkeling in Aruba knows you see these rock piles all over the place, and I am voting with the majority here on the board......to me it looks like the rocks I...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 15th, 2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,858
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Fishing questions

Lizzardo.....I totally agree, Barracuda is THE BEST !!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it......hate living back here in the states, for 7 years in Aruba I ate myself silly on Cuda....I couldn't get enough of it. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 15th, 2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Mini Sailboat race

I used to sit in font of the Governor's house beachside and watch Arubans sail these mini sailboats on Sundays. It was eally interesting to watch them sailing them and then tweak them to get the...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 15th, 2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Islands Magazine, "Where Are We Now?"

Manzanita.......your totally right, I just googled the Island's March edition and found thecontest page, it is indeed Aruba GUARANTEED !!!! I've been to the top of that rock formation too many times...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 15th, 2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Islands Magazine, "Where Are We Now?"

What issue ? I'd like to see it, having lived on the island I think I trekked all 77 Square miles of the place.....I'm curious if it does turn out o be Aruba.....
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 12th, 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,531
Posted By seashelldiver
Question Re: Van der Sloot dies on Aruba

I feel sad for anyone's death.....but I wonder what secrets of the night Natalie disappeared he took to the grave with him......
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, February 11th, 2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Returning on US Air?

In Sept 2009 they charged me 15.00 for first checked bag and 25.00 for a second checked bag.....I believe those prices are still the same, but to be sure call the airline itself.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 8th, 2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,164
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Del Ray Apts . Info Please?

Google: Del Rey Apratments Aruba, go to that website and click on testimonials, there are about 20 reviews there.

Del Rey Apartments Aruba - Testimonials (http://www.delreyaruba.com/testimonials/)
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 27th, 2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,631
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Seroe Colarado Plans

Slowly but surely houses are being bought from the gov't in Seroe Colorado, something the gov't waited too long to do. The ones that have been bought look very nice with the extensive remodeling the...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 17th, 2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By seashelldiver
Cool Re: Need the name of a doctor in Aruba

Dr. Habibe at 11-B Noord was my family Dr. while I was living in Aruba. He is excellent and would be my choice. I am sure his staff can squeeze you in for the removal of some stitches. His office...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 13th, 2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,141
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Auba rattled by earthquake in Venezuela

Sherry...I give up, tried a PM to you but it says my PM is full and I deleted everything in there except your PM from this evening.....I typed a nice long email to you and it said it would not send...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 13th, 2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,141
Posted By seashelldiver
Unhappy Re: Auba rattled by earthquake in Venezuela

mmmmmm....still confused as their is not a peep about a Venezuelan earthquake anywheres on the web.....my friend in law in Aruba said he felt the one from Haiti around dinner time last night.....this...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 13th, 2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,207
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: A few questions.

Surle.....GORGEOUS SUNSET PICTURE !!!!! ABSOLUTELY STUNNING.....

Thanks for the eye candy on that one :)
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 13th, 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,141
Posted By seashelldiver
Unhappy Re: Auba rattled by earthquake in Venezuela

Posted on CNN at 1pm today......

Haitians in U.S. wait for news and worry - CNN.com (http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/01/13/haiti.reactions.us/index.html)
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 13th, 2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,141
Posted By seashelldiver
Unhappy Re: Auba rattled by earthquake in Venezuela

OK...I was confused at first cause the thread title said Earthquake in Venezuela......after reading the posts I see we are referring to Haiti. Terrible Terrible situation in Haiti and thank god the...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 12th, 2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By seashelldiver
Cool Re: Arubaian Resort Closed???

MicheleAruba.....

follow this link, it should explain alot. There was much discussion on the closing a few weeks back. I'm sure this will be a long protracted situation unfortunately.....
...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 31st, 2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,276
Posted By seashelldiver
Cool Re: New TSA requirements

Sherry,
Your so correct on TSA Agents......they attend a small amount of initial training and then attend seminars from there on out.....(U.S. Immigration Inspectors/Customs Agent) 16 weeks at the...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 31st, 2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,276
Posted By seashelldiver
Cool Re: New TSA requirements

Elaine....thank you, it's been awhile. I think I am one of the last working stiffs in Michigan so I keep my nose to the grindstone. Everyoneis off today so I am taking a leap of faith and spending...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 31st, 2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,276
Posted By seashelldiver
Exclamation Re: New TSA requirements

Hey guys......TSA wasn't the ones at fault. They are located here in the USA, not in Nigeria where the plane originated from nor in Amsterdam as the connection point. The idiots at the Nigerian...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 10th, 2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By seashelldiver
Cool Re: Going back in January

Gold in Aruba, the USA or Sweden, it really doesn't matter as gold is sold and traded on a world market and priced accordingly. After living in Aruba for 7 years I finally met and talked at length...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, November 25th, 2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Day in Town

I highly recommend the Bon Bini Festival at Fort Zoutman on Tuesday nights. It isn't long and you will learn about the history of the island and they guy who emcee's it is a hoot ! They used to...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, November 10th, 2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: AA does it again

John.....I gave up on AA due to them canceling the Puerto Rico route and they are always so expensive.....I've flown US Airways via Det to Charlotte North Carolina.....as far as I know US Airways...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 29th, 2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By seashelldiver
Re: Us Customs short staffed

Let me shed some light on this topic:

As a former U.S. Immigration Inspector who worked at the Queen Beatrix Airport in Aruba, the short staffing comes down to this. Aruban timeshares run from...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 29th, 2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,703
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Aruba Lottery

I played many many times while living in Aruba from 92-2000 and never had any problems collecting my winnings....I always went back to where I bought my tickets and was always paid immediately, even...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, October 9th, 2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By seashelldiver
Cool Re: Holy Cow !!!!

Arubabob...I'm voting for you !!!! I know things are getting crazy in this country and GM is not done laying folks off......and National Health Care ????? Look what they did with the Medicare,...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, October 5th, 2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By seashelldiver
Red face Re: Holy Cow !!!!

Sherry.....The move I move around the new site the better I like it.....everything looks incredible and up to date !!! Very classy site changes :)

Drop me an email sometime, I miss hearing about...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, October 5th, 2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Holy Cow !!!!

Whoa, who moved the furniture ! I came into visitaruba.com and was shocked to see the changes !!! Very nice changes and it lloks GREAT, however it took me 10 mins to find the forum ! Whew, I'm glad...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 13th, 2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: newspaper ad

OKAY, for some reason the link won't copy & paste. Just google "Aruba Today contact" Several listings and one listed rates and how to contact them. Copied below.

Size (WxH) Description ...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 13th, 2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: newspaper ad

oops, the link didn't copy, here you go !


Aruba Today News - ONLINE WEB ADVERTISING (http://www.arubatoday.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=19&Itemid=43)
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 13th, 2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By seashelldiver
Re: newspaper ad

Here's what I found by googling......price of ads and a contact number.

Aruba Today News - ONLINE WEB ADVERTISING...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, September 11th, 2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,873
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: snorkel

Hands Down...Tranquilo's Trip to the South Side with lunch, best day you can spend on Aruba !!!
Forum: Where to Stay Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By seashelldiver
Wink Re: Want a quiet spot ?

ArubaMary.....I will definitely post my trip report when I get back. I am going with one of my best friends and she and I want peace, quiet and a kitchen. We will eat breakfast at the cottage pack...
Forum: Where to Stay Monday, August 31st, 2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By seashelldiver
Talking Want a quiet spot ?

I haven't been yet......but having lived on the island from 1993 to 2000, I wanted to rent a place in a very quiet spot away from tourists....when I want to go to the beach I'll jump in the rental...
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