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Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 5th, 2016, 04:24 PM
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Posted By artdorko
Animal Relief Foundation Fundraiser & Raffle July 15, 2016

Animal Relief Foundation Fundraiser & Raffle July 15, 2016
The Restaurant at Tierra Del Sol invites you to come join us for a spectacular event. Chinese auction with high end prizes, 50/50 raffle,...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Wednesday, February 29th, 2012, 02:49 PM
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Views: 754
Posted By artdorko
For Rent, Week 1 Divi Dutch Village, 1BR

1 bedroom, Room #124, 2nd floor overlooking waterfall pool. 1 bedroom (king bed), 1 bath, living room has pullout queen size bed, Fully equipped kitchen, large balcony. $900 to rent.

If you...
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Friday, February 10th, 2012, 06:31 PM
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Views: 4,069
Posted By artdorko
Oceania Condos, Jan 21-Feb 5, 2012

It's gorgeous. I'm spoiled for staying anywhere else. It's very quiet. No bars or restaurants on the property, but it's convenient to everywhere. We never had any trouble getting a palapa on Eagle...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare Wanted Tuesday, November 1st, 2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By artdorko
Re: Looking for rental for weeks 1 or 3

I have 1 bedroom, 1 bath at Divi Dutch Village, Jan 21-28, 2012. $900.
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Friday, October 28th, 2011, 11:41 PM
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Views: 778
Posted By artdorko
For Rent, Week 3, Jan 21-28, 2012, Divi Dutch Village 1BR

I've decided to rent out my timeshare & stay with friends at another resort this year. I don't know the exact room number, since I booked this as an exchange. Typically it's been in the phase 2 or...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 26th, 2011, 08:22 PM
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Views: 1,015
Posted By artdorko
If you are on Facebook, please help.

I know I haven't posted on this board much lately, but I do read & keep up on all of you.
Cheap Caribbean is running a Pirate Week contest for 5 nights & plane fare to the Westin Aruba.
I...
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Thursday, January 27th, 2011, 03:56 PM
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Views: 13,222
Posted By artdorko
Jolly Pirates, Friday, Jan 28, 2011

Short notice, but several of us are going on JP for the afternoon trip. If you can go, be at Moomba's at 2:30 on Friday. You can pay for the trip at the JP office next to Moomba's. Hope to see you...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Wednesday, May 7th, 2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,376
Posted By artdorko
Re: wifi

Did you get a refund? We were at Dutch Village in January & it worked for maybe 6 hours out of the whole week. We filled out the form. I have called the office in NC several times. Still, no refund....
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Sunday, January 13th, 2008, 08:30 PM
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Views: 1,702
Posted By artdorko
January 14th at Gilligans

Come party with us at Gilligans webcam on Monday, January 14th at 5PM Aruba time. That's 4PM eastern, etc. Looks like a good size group will be there.
See you then....
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 20th, 2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,685
Posted By artdorko
Re: Free WIFI Access

Last time we were in Aruba, access at Wendy's Palm Beach was not free. You can pick up the Setar hot spot & pay for access on your credit card. It was $5 for an hour.
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Friday, May 25th, 2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,895
Posted By artdorko
Re: fall atlantic city bb party

I know I'm not on this board often, but the fall Atlantique City antique show is the weekend of Oct 20. This would be ideal for us, since we are antique dealers & could use this as a business trip,...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,969
Posted By artdorko
Re: where oh where can it be??

I found a great brand of cough syrup at the Botica pharmacy on the road in front of the hospital. It's called Bisolvn & is not available in the US. It worked much better than Robitussin. That...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 21st, 2007, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,506
Posted By artdorko
Re: WiFi at Divi Village?

Divi is on a different plan.
Wifi is available by the pool & Seabreeze Cafe. You pay $8 for 4 continuouse hours or $50 for a week. I think they also had 3 days for $30. You buy the access code card...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, February 14th, 2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,203
Posted By artdorko
Re: Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

We stayed there the end of January, booked thru MCM, and had breakfast included. It was fine. There is an omelet/egg station & two steam tables of hot food. There was fruit, yogurt, cheese, breads,...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 5th, 2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,897
Posted By artdorko
Ernesto, live from Aruba

Now showing on You Tube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fUesW9SqeY

Well, it was live on Friday night when we recorded it.
Quality is not the best, but we tried. Actually, it's not bad for a...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 5th, 2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,782
Posted By artdorko
Re: Bringing food on the plane

Definitely bring food, as they do not feed you on the planes anymore.
We also bring an empty water bottle & fill it after we pass security. I hate to drink from the water fountain, but it's better...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 4th, 2007, 10:26 PM
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Views: 306,762
Posted By artdorko
Re: Let's do a countdown

Somehow we missed you Friday night. We didn't get to ABC until late, about 6:45, & the pool bar was empty. :sad_smile
Sorry we didn't get to meet. Bob liked the bar, though, & we came back for...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 16th, 2007, 03:00 PM
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Views: 5,665
Posted By artdorko
Re: Verizon Cell Phone Use

At $1.29/minute on Verizon, I don't plan to use the phone much, if at all. If we wanted to be available, or if we wanted to make a lot of calls, we would definitely rent a phone on the island instead...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 14th, 2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,665
Posted By artdorko
Re: Verizon Cell Phone Use

International calling from Aruba (incoming & outgoing) on Verizon Wireless will cost $1.29/minute with no additional daily or monthly charges. You can call *611 from your cell phone & they will add...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 10th, 2007, 01:59 PM
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Views: 1,820
Posted By artdorko
Re: Any one going Jan 20-Feb 3rd 2007

There's a BB party scheduled for Jan 29th at 5PM, Amsterdam Manor Beach Bar, on the beach, not at the hotel. They have 2-4-1 drinks & hopefully some snacks. I know of at least 8-10 people who will be...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 6th, 2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By artdorko
Re: EBay Auction to Benefit Animal Spay/Neuter Program in Aruba

Only 1 day left.
Bidding ends Sunday, early afternoon or late morning, depending on where you live. Or Sunday evening for our friends across the pond.
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Thursday, January 4th, 2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,737
Posted By artdorko
Re: We like to pick a place to take the food out and eat in the room and crash

Tomato Charlie's
Great place to people watch & the pizza's good, too.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 4th, 2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,359
Posted By artdorko
Re: I am back

Looks like there might be a BB party at Amsterdam Manor on Monday, Jan 29th. We'll be there & are hoping to scare up a few others to join us. EBB will be there then. From the Aruba-bb board, Tom &...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 31st, 2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By artdorko
EBay Auction to Benefit Animal Spay/Neuter Program in Aruba

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190067786573

We are auctioning a signed copy of Sandra's book, PAWS on eBay. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be forwarded to Pet...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 9th, 2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,768
Posted By artdorko
Re: Internet

Absolutely. It's our last night, so we'll probably have some phone cards with time left on them we'll pass on. And we might have some sodas or other stuff, too. We'll definitely be available for...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, November 8th, 2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,768
Posted By artdorko
Re: Internet

Elaine, you arrive on 2-2 & we leave on 2-3. We should wave at each other on the road or something. :shades_sm We'll be at Dutch Village.

We pack fairly reasonably, each with one large suitcase...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, November 8th, 2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,800
Posted By artdorko
Re: Favorite entree at favorite restaurant

Thay's our favorite, too. One year we had it twice on the same trip.
We also loved the Coconut Grouper at Destiny.
Our favorite used to be the grouper at Seawatch Restaurant, but that's just a...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, October 30th, 2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,768
Posted By artdorko
Re: Internet

We love our laptop & wifi access in Aruba. This year we are staying at Dutch Village for part of our vacation, which doesn't have wifi. We will be using the internet cafes. I think $6-$8/hour is a...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, February 25th, 2006, 06:06 PM
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Views: 306,762
Posted By artdorko
Re: Let's do a countdown

I can't believe I'm typing this.
3 DAYS!!!
I'm too excited to sleep. Just like the little boy on the Disney World commercial.
We're having a Swamp Monkey Honeymoon in Aruba!!!...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, February 25th, 2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,532
Posted By artdorko
Re: USAir - Can someone explain this?

We're on USeless Airways from MCI to CLT to AUA.
We return AUA to PHL(overnight) to MCI.
We got one FF ticket in Sept., so we waited until January hoping the fare would go down for the other...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Sunday, February 19th, 2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 64,763
Posted By artdorko
Re: Madame Janette

We made a reservation for March & were not required to give our credit card.
But we do dine there every year, sometimes twice on a trip, and have always showed up on time for our reservations....
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, November 25th, 2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,298
Posted By artdorko
Re: What a deal on airfare

We got Quality Inn Airport in Philly for March, '06 on a Friday night for $65. Thought that was a good deal for a Friday. Also, free airport shuttle is important for us. That price was thru Hotels.com
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, November 25th, 2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 306,762
Posted By artdorko
Re: Let's do a countdown

95 DAYS!!!
Yippee!! Down to double digits.:shades_sm :island:
We'll be at the Bucuti. See you at the Sand Bar around 4PM every day!!
Forum: Aruba Timeshare Wanted Tuesday, August 9th, 2005, 12:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,380
Posted By artdorko
I Love Aruba wanted--Costa Linda wk9, Mar 3-10, 2006

Want to rent, week 9 at Costa Linda. Prefer 2 bedroom, but will consider 3 bedroom. Thanks, Mindy
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, September 24th, 2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,276
Posted By artdorko
Wink Re: Trip Report - Give me Bermuda anyday!

If you want fast service & rushing around & crowded beaches, don't go to Aruba. It's that simple. Ya gotta go with the flow, this one being a slow roll. Ahhh, that's nice.

Besides, once you've...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, May 29th, 2004, 02:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,571
Posted By artdorko
Re: Hello Everyone

Hi all,
Just got around to registering here. :island:
I like the format. :thumbs_up
But what's with the sheep? :sheep: I thought there were goats in Aruba. :wink_smil
Still working on my...
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