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Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, August 10th, 2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,634
Posted By 2hokies
Re: United Dropping Flights

2 trips ago, United rerouted us after we had booked direct flights. I think we were still on United, but we flew Dulles to Chicago, then Chicago to Aruba. Same going home.

Even my kids said...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,080
Posted By 2hokies
Re: where did your moderator go?

We'll come rescue you Sherry!! Of course, after handing over the bail $$, we might have to stay a few days to rest up from all the excitement.
:wink_smil
Forum: Bati Bleki Sunday, June 1st, 2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,965
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Washington Redskins Cheerleaders in Aruba

Kevin and I entered the contest to win a trip to Aruba to see the Redskins Cheerleaders. I entered just to have free lodging in Aruba, Kevin...well, he'll have to answer for his own reasons. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 29th, 2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,080
Posted By 2hokies
Re: where did your moderator go?

Well okay. Now find the beach, at least for 30 minutes today!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 28th, 2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,080
Posted By 2hokies
Re: where did your moderator go?

Sherry,
I hope you turned that phone OFF so you could have a few minutes peace!!
:heart::heart::heart:
Cathy
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 22nd, 2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,814
Posted By 2hokies
Re: ocean 105

I wanna go, I wanna go!!! Glad you found a nice spot Momma!
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 4th, 2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,353
Posted By 2hokies
Re: I love Sherry!

I :heart: Sherry and Murray too!!
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Monday, January 21st, 2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,660
Posted By 2hokies
Re: How was the "muck"?

Wasn't mucky when we were there, first week of December. There was a shelf of coral we had to tip-toe over, but once in the water, it was just sandy.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 21st, 2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,628
Posted By 2hokies
Re: House Hunters (HGTV) in Aruba

Missed it by 20 minutes! We have 2/18 on our calendar, just so we can see the island.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 28th, 2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,294
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Car rental

We have used Econo 3 times, and have been satisfied.
http://www.econoaruba.com/
Forum: Where to Stay Wednesday, December 19th, 2007, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,686
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Where do you stay when you need an extra night in Aruba?

Ditto on the Renaissance. It was a nice change of scenery since we were in Palm Beach the rest of our trip.
Forum: Timeshare Q&A Sunday, December 2nd, 2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,106
Posted By 2hokies
Re: timeshare upgrade

60% might have been a correct amount, but 60% of what we paid for our meager Orlando timeshare didn't give us much to put towards a much more expensive Hawaii week, so maybe that's why it didn't seem...
Forum: Timeshare Q&A Saturday, December 1st, 2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,106
Posted By 2hokies
Re: timeshare upgrade

Did you buy directly from Marriott or resale? If you bought from Marriott, they will give you SOME money back for the gold to upgrade to platinum, but it won't be completely what you paid.

We've...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, November 28th, 2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,053
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Holloway case....again! See link below

Welcome Moey, and please send some snow to VA....Well, not on Dec 7 when my plane takes off please. :whatchuta
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, November 28th, 2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,855
Posted By 2hokies
Re: And how did you "discover" Aruba?

We own two weeks at two different FL locations with Marriott. We wanted to try trading and thought we'd give Aruba a shot. Like someone else said, we love Hawaii but it's a long way from the east...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, November 17th, 2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,042
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Some Pictures

Ooo! I'm getting excited!
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, November 14th, 2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,235
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Tasca La Cascada Restaurant & Tapas Bar

I Love AruAfter Sherry's recommendation, reading everyone's positive reviews and looking at the website, I'm hooked! We have to go! We'll make a reservation soon. We love tapas. I'm hungry! I Love Aru
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, November 14th, 2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Rate Aruba's Romance

It's all what you make it! Hold hands, take advantage of happy hour specials and watch the sunset, and don't be in a rush. Plan ahead, but don't over plan either. Give yourselves time to do nothing,...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 11th, 2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,292
Posted By 2hokies
Re: OK, are they serious?

I wanna ask....why are there no seatbelts on school buses?
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 9th, 2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,292
Posted By 2hokies
Re: OK, are they serious?

We arrived 3 hours early, and an hour before our ticket counter opened, but on the up side, we were first in line and got to security sooner, which did not open until the ticket counters opened! Like...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 2nd, 2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,357
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Tropical Storm Felix

More pics can be found here.
http://www.stormcarib.com/reports/current/aruba.shtml
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 25th, 2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,377
Posted By 2hokies
Re: My Aruba picture website is finally up!

Stunning photographs! You have inspired me to get my tired rear end out of bed at least few mornings to capture the morning light! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 28th, 2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,901
Posted By 2hokies
Re: How crowded first week in December??

We went the first week of December in 2005. We didn't think it was overly crowded and the weather was fine. There were a few showers, but nothing that moved us off the beach. We're going back this...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 19th, 2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,483
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Can't contain myself.

If you're like me, you'll be doing that last load of laundry, usually for one thing you HAVE to take, late the night before. I don't have to tell you to enjoy your first trip w/o the kids!! We're...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Sunday, June 17th, 2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,664
Posted By 2hokies
Re: I want to go to the Surf Club in July

Are you talking about next month July? If so, I can believe that everything is booked. My advice is to call EVERY DAY!!! People's plans change at a moment's notice and they have to cancel plans and...
Forum: Aruba Safety Sunday, June 17th, 2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,098
Posted By 2hokies
Re: I hope this does not happen in Aruba

Where do you think the parts are going? Off island I suppose. There are only so many cars to "fix" on one island, whichever one it may be. Wonder how long it took someone to make a car look like...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 9th, 2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,743
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Birds

So beautiful!! Thanks :teeth_smi
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 9th, 2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,309
Posted By 2hokies
Re: First trip to Aruba - Any Advice?

You'll have no problems finding things for your 12yo to eat. We went last August with our now 12 and 10 year olds. We ate at Madame Jeanette, Iguana Joe's, Smokey Joe's, Moomba's, Salt & Pepper,...
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Thursday, June 7th, 2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,272
Posted By 2hokies
Re: fall 2007 atlantic city party

Okay momma, I voted. Today I'm available, but tomorrow, you never know! :thinking2
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 2nd, 2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,903
Posted By 2hokies
Re: F I N A L L Y ! ! !

Lucky, lucky, lucky!! How big is that little creature??
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 1st, 2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 29,826
Posted By 2hokies
Re: a petition for the Nature Organization Against Arashi Hotel

Hooray! Time for a cocktail :martini_s and a toast to Aruba :island: and it's natural beauty!! I Love Aru
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 1st, 2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 29,826
Posted By 2hokies
Re: a petition for the Nature Organization Against Arashi Hotel

Almost to 100 folks....at 98 when I checked. Go vote if you haven't already!!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 31st, 2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 29,826
Posted By 2hokies
Re: a petition for the Nature Organization Against Arashi Hotel

What they want to do sounds like a song...."Pave paradise and put up a parking lot." No! Keep spreading the word!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 31st, 2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,869
Posted By 2hokies
Re: New Pics pt. 2

Beautiful as always. But where's the pic of you and Amy with your carafe of sangria?? :teeth_smi
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 29th, 2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Were here!

Hmmm! We'll get one carafe with our tapas for sure, but we might have to make the rest back at the room for that price!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 28th, 2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Were here!

Have a great time! Have you checked out the sangria :martini_s at S&P yet??
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,973
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Another Hotel near the Lighthouse

I'm stubborn :embaresse and copied and pasted the article into a Word document, then back in here...for easy reading.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Tierra del Sol expands towards Arashi ...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By 2hokies
Re: First Timer

You'll have a ball! It's a place for everyone. I've been twice "as a couple," but I'd love to take a girls trip sometime!! Now, if I can just convince my husband and my girlfriend's husband to let us...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 21st, 2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,601
Posted By 2hokies
Re: First timer advice

Hi Ben & Kim!
We have rented a car from Econo (http://www.econoaruba.com/) twice now, and we always reserve the car ahead of time online. Last time, we also rented a Jeep for one day. I found a...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 21st, 2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,849
Posted By 2hokies
Re: The Smell at Amsterdam Manor

We have always smelled it. We weren't staying there, but went to the beach bar happy hour. We noticed it some December of 2005 and it was more pronounced in August of 2006. I know someone who has no...
Forum: Lisa's Box of Treasures Sunday, May 20th, 2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,456
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Frenchman's Pass

Phew! I'm glad you made it out in one piece!!

Lisa...another terrific story! I might have to read that one to my boys. They'll want to go see it next time we bring them along (Sorry boys, just...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 18th, 2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,604
Posted By 2hokies
Re: why would you stay there?

So far, we've never stayed at a smaller place, but I think we would like them as well as the crowded resorts. We've only been to Aruba twice, so just being there is enough for us. I think we'd be...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 16th, 2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,582
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Nice Slideshow Including Shots taken in Aruba

Great smiles all around! Are you going back anytime soon??
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 14th, 2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,028
Posted By 2hokies
Re: A Really Big Announcement!!!

Welcome Lisa!! I liked your "gutu" story!
Cathy
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Friday, May 11th, 2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,356
Posted By 2hokies
Re: bb parties...a new section

It's hit or miss on how many people are there, and you might have to wander around asking strangers if they on the BB's, but we've met some very nice people!

Drinks are 2 for 1 and they often...
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 16,937
Posted By 2hokies
Timbuktu??

Sherry mentioned in the AC party thread going to Timbuktu in May. I figured I'd bring the conversation back to the Mini MD BB Party thread. Getting there Memorial Day weekend would be dicey for me....
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, April 29th, 2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,367
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Hello Aruba

Most restaurants have some outdoor seating, since the weather is conducive year round. A few of our personal favorites are Madame Janette, Salt and Pepper (my favorite sangria is here), Iguana Joe's,...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 25th, 2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 633,255
Posted By 2hokies
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

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Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 25th, 2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,367
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Hello Aruba

Hi luv2sing! Sorry I'm getting in late here....been a bit distracted lately.

Last time we were there, they had Karaoke at Champions on Friday nights!!! That's in Marriott's Ocean Club, right next...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 25th, 2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,693
Posted By 2hokies
Re: Mosquitoes

We have been bitten in the past on both trips. It's usually around happy hour time, when we're out of the wind. Bug spray seems to take care of the problem.
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