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Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 8th, 2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,405
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Need help on travelguide-aruba bb

1. There are links between Melvin's and Richard's boards,

2. Whenever anyone on either of those two boards asks about the Visit Aruba card we always give them the link. I also have mentioned the...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 8th, 2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,101
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Wheelchair and Handicap Issues

It's great that you are able to (and want to) go despite the challanges.

There are handicap parking places on the island but not as many as in the USA. Lings has a lot of handicapped parking.
...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 7th, 2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,886
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: American Airlines no longer serving meals

OMG wasn't Iberia the pits !!

The best airline food we had was on Swiss Air. Air France was good also. No American run airline has ever equaled the yuk of Iberia nor the ahhh of Swiss Air.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 7th, 2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,654
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: La Cabana vs Manchebo vs Bucati/Tara Suites

We've stayed at La Cabana and at Manchebo and have been around and about at Bucuti.

I agree with Sherry.

I would not choose La Cabana if you want mostly adults.

If I had the money I would...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 7th, 2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,886
Posted By AuntieMame
Talking Re: American Airlines no longer serving meals

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Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 7th, 2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,483
Posted By AuntieMame
Thumbs up Re: Dishonesty at El Gaucho

Good advice from a chap who has frequent flier miles on that very road!
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 7th, 2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,886
Posted By AuntieMame
Unhappy Re: American Airlines no longer serving meals

US Airways does the same. They have sandwiches or a "snack" for sale. None of it could be considered actual food.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 7th, 2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,483
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Dishonesty at El Gaucho

In order for an entity to provide compensation for a loss, that entity has to have assumed responsibility for the item lost. For example, if you leave something in a hotel safe and it is stolen, the...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Sunday, January 7th, 2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,584
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Bingos

The Valero will be on your left. At the immediate end of the gas station there is a driveway into which you must turn. You will think you're turning into the gas station. Have faith. Once in the...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 6th, 2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,483
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Dishonesty at El Gaucho

I can see how that would be a logical conclusion. Of course it's not proof positive but who else but an employee would be upstairs?
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 6th, 2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,171
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Suitcase brand recommendations

We have red straps that go around our luggage and also I put some bright yellow hair scungies (the wide frilly kind) through the loop of our name tags. They are easy to identify.

It's a good...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 6th, 2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,171
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Suitcase brand recommendations

Boyt is the only luggage I will now buy. It is durable, has excellent features, and they sell it on ebags for reasonable prices.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 4th, 2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: We're back

Thank you. There will be more pics to come when hubby finishes his slide show.
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,128
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Where do you like to eat after a long day of flying?

Bingo for us. We can get either a real 'dinner' or a burger or salad. The food is great and the staff is wonderful. It's cool, and comfortable, and it's a bar -- which is what we really need after...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: We're back

I'm really glad I spotted you as well. It was a short party and we missed meeting Nancy but Christmas day is a tough one to connect with each other.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: We're back

No. We meant to, but we never got there. We had only six dinners out, eating the other nights in our apartment.

The upside of that was that for the very first time we both LOST WEIGHT in Aruba...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Thumbs up Re: We're back

Yes!!! -- or maybe he called it a "Cape Coddler"

Thank you. I was having a very long senior moment.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Monday, January 1st, 2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,095
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Restaurant Menus Only-please Post Links To Any Restaurant In Aruba!

Bingo (lunch and dinner) http://bingoaruba.com/bingo_menu.php
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 1st, 2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: We're back

The trip report is now available (and eligible for the "world's longest" award) at:

http://www.septemberhouse.net/aruba/2006/
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 1st, 2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: We're back

I think it was just cranberry juice and vodka. Not a cosmo, though.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 31st, 2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: We're back

This is the honest truth. When I got to the point of ordering I was totally brain dead and could not remember what the drink was. So I had something or other with cranberry juice in your honor. It...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 31st, 2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Wink Re: We're back

Sure did. I'm currently working on what appears to be the longest trip report in history.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 31st, 2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By AuntieMame
Thumbs up Re: EBay Auction to Benefit Animal Spay/Neuter Program in Aruba

I am currently the high bidder. We'll see how long that lasts.

Come on, folks, out bid me!
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 30th, 2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: We're back

Excellent!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 30th, 2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
Smile Re: We're back

Another highlight was meeting EagleBeach Boy at AMBR on Christmas. It was Gary, hubby and I at first. Jurgen stood us a round of drinks. Then luckily Liz remembered where we were and she came by...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 30th, 2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By AuntieMame
We're back

There will be a proper trip report coming but in the meanwhile a few bright points:

Paradera Park Apartments:
An absolute jewel. The owners are lovely people. The grounds rival the luxury of the...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 30th, 2006, 02:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,700
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Which is your favorite?

I forgot about Superfood. That's where Mike (Bingo) does a lot of his shopping.

This trip I hated Lings - too crowded, too much like the USA. What fun is that? At places like Lings you almost...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 18th, 2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,700
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Which is your favorite?

Okay --
so

I should get loaded so as not to have to do food shopping - which will be easy as long as I drink a case of Balashi and let hubby get the fruit drink at certified mall so he can be...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 18th, 2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,700
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Which is your favorite?

I hate, loathe, detest and despise food shopping.

We had always gone to Certified - figuring that mostly locals shopping there must mean something good. Hubby used to have an icecream at the...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 17th, 2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,700
Posted By AuntieMame
Which is your favorite?

Supermarket ?
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 17th, 2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 456,533
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Let's do a countdown

I looked up sea breeze. Yup - I'll have one in your honor!
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 17th, 2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 456,533
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Let's do a countdown

Gee, I think I can handle that.
Would you like a margarita? http://septemberhouse.net/images/emoticons/n_cocktail.gif


A Beer? ...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 17th, 2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 456,533
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Let's do a countdown

TWO MORE WAKE-UPS !!


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Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 16th, 2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: How to wish my life away!!!

That's the worst part - the homesickness for Aruba. I reckon that's why we start planning the next trip so early.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 15th, 2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 456,533
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Let's do a countdown

Okay :shades_sm

We'll be sure to leave you some warm water and some casino cash -- but we can't swear there will be any Balashi left. ;)
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Thursday, December 14th, 2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,238
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Mini BB party in MD

They certainly are!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 14th, 2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 456,533
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Let's do a countdown

We'll wave to you as our planes pass. We'll be coming back on the 28th.

http://www.septemberhouse.net/journal/duck.gif ...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 12th, 2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,004
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Need information about crazy grave in Aruba next to Bushiribana

I, for one, would be willing to contribute toward the rental fee.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 8th, 2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,892
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Tropic Car Rental

(I sometimes think that if you look up insanity in the dictionary you will find my picture.)

The best thing about email is that you can arrive with a written confirmation.

That always is...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 8th, 2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,892
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Tropic Car Rental

Certainly it is wise to email first, but when that doesn't work I always call. (There's a saying which says that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 8th, 2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,892
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Tropic Car Rental

Why don't you just call?
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 7th, 2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,759
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: ARUBA- Here we come!

http://www.dexpot.de/forum/images/smiles/wave.gif Bon Voyage!!
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 6th, 2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,172
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: christmas lights!!! where are they???

Let's see, electricity, wind, windmills, Dutch Island.

Hmmmm ......
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 5th, 2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,172
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: christmas lights!!! where are they???

It's close to Paradera, but I don't know the exact directions. I figure they'll know at our lodgings.

We're staying in Paradera from the 19th to the 28th. If you'd like to get together, PM me.
...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 5th, 2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,172
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: christmas lights!!! where are they???

That's it -- Bloemond Park.

Thank you.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 5th, 2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,384
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Also Visting Aruba Help

Almost all of the boards have a spot for timeshare rentals. This one is:
http://bb.visitaruba.com/forumdisplay.php?f=15

Timeshares typically rent from the weekends (although LaCabana has Tuesday...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 5th, 2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,172
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: christmas lights!!! where are they???

Somewhere I saw some pics posted of lights in a park. The name of the park began with a "B".

http://tickers.TickerFactory.com/ezt/d/4;32;130/st/20061219/e/Aruba+Bound/k/f46a/event.png
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 5th, 2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 456,533
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: Let's do a countdown

Two weeks from today !!

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Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 3rd, 2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,816
Posted By AuntieMame
Christmas lights ( Charles?)

Recently a friend had Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach where a limo compamy was offering evening tours to see the Christmas lights.

I was thinking - what with what Charles was saying about folks...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 3rd, 2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,503
Posted By AuntieMame
Re: First Trip to Aruba

I'd like to weigh in on the car question.

You don't need a car. The bus stops next door at AMBR. Cabs are not too expensive. There are a number of ways to tour the island - everything from...
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