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Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, November 25th, 2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,425
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Best Place for Thanksgiving Dinner

I would try Nos Canucu. It's a local little restaurant off the beaten path and the food was always good. You may want to check it out today to see if they are having anything special tomorrow. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 19th, 2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,031
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Sad "NEWS"

I really enjoyed that paper. Often went out of my way to get one. It will be missed. . . . .
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,331
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: If you lived in Aruba........

Sorry kiddo. . . Fat fingers on the keys. . .Should be fall of 2010. . . . Can't wait. . . .

Tom and Pam
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,331
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: If you lived in Aruba........

We will be moving to the island in 2 years or less. I retire in June 20010 or before if an early out is offered.

What will I do? ? ? ? Sit on the beach with a bottle of Teguila in one hand and a...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, April 26th, 2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,330
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: New house magazine

What is the site address for the magazine? ? ? I tried a couple of things and can not fine it. . .

Thanks, Tom
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 8th, 2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,416
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Has Anyone Purchased and used a Sim Card?

Why would you buy a used SIM card? ? ? ? A new one is only $20.00. . . .
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, February 5th, 2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,021
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Aruba Royal Car Rental

I have used Royal a few times and did not have trouble with them. They also give you a free cell phone but you need to ask. . . Cars are not new but they get you all around the island. . I would...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 10th, 2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By Tom and Pam
Question about lack of threads. . . .

Good morning all,

This site was my first information site for Aruba a year or so ago. Lately I see lees and less postings. Any particular reason for this? ? ? ? I do look at other boards and...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 10th, 2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,585
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Why I Hate the Airlines

I just read about the AA price and sit here wondering, Will something change as it always does with this airline. I am sorry but I always go to Jet Blue. If the fare goes down we get a credit for...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 11th, 2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: pat"s playoff run in january

Yo Pat's fans. . . . all I can say is, " let's go Buffalo". . .

Tom and not Pam (she's a Pat's fan)
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, November 21st, 2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,630
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Pet Burial Ground (video)

Very nice video, thank you. We will be sure and go there when we get to the island next month. We go tothe church on the hill above the beach on Sundays and will make this an additional stop after...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, November 14th, 2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,256
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Venezuela as seen from Aruba

Thank you for the videos. Very cool and interesting. We appriciate your time and efforts to post these. . . Thank you again. . .

Tom and Pam
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 13th, 2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,453
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Car Rental

We have always had good luck with Economy when we called from the hotels. They and pick you up and when you drop it off they bring you back to the hotel. Cars have always been almoost new, clean...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 18th, 2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,242
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Trying to plan our meals

For good meals at a reasonable price, we go to Pam Pam, Lindas Pan Cake House, the flee market on Saturday and Sunday (chicken and rib dinners) and we go to Smokey Joe's and split the ribs (get one...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 15th, 2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,729
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Shark's Tooth Hill - directions?

Great info in the thread s so far. Very interesting. . . But, the main question is still out there - Where is 'Shark's Tooth hill"? ? ? ? ? ?

Tom and Pam
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 8th, 2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,759
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Dinner Cruise

Aruba Amy,

Thank you soooooooo much for posting the morning star aruba site. You just gave me the perfect gift for my wife on our 10th anniversary next year. This will be the best dinner out...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 17th, 2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,925
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: credit card fees

Hi there all,

Good advice to call your card carrier to let them know you in Aruba and for how long. We got back yesterday (Wed 4/16) and had a message on our answering machine about a large...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, March 4th, 2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,293
Posted By Tom and Pam
Thumbs up Re: What are your Favorite CHEAP restaurants (not chains)

Hi there,

We go to both Pam Pam and Linda's at least twice a week when we are on the island. Both are very good and reasonable. Both also seem to be kid friendly. I would, however, keep and...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 25th, 2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Uh Oh, wife caught me checking prices to Aruba!

Try "Sunflower Villas". . . Nice little place with 6 or 7 rooms owned by a lady from Holland. Each unit has a kitchenette and there is a pool on site. Close to the beach and just a nice friendly...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 11th, 2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,217
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: U.S $100 bills

Just as a good relations thing, we change our money into Florians and find that the local businesses really appriciate us using local currency. We also noticed that in some places the prices are...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 31st, 2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,750
Posted By Tom and Pam
Smile Re: Lack of street/road signs

Hey kids,
It's an island, 20 miles long and 6 miles wide. How lost can you get? ? ? ? Just look for the high rise hotels and you have a land mark. Pick a landmark on the rotaries and make a note...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 24th, 2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,678
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Best Christmas so far in Aruba. . . .

Hi Ellen,

Good for you on deciding to build here. I have a lot of things to tell you about. Some good, some not so good. We will be home in mid January and give you a call. . . Just as an...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 21st, 2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,678
Posted By Tom and Pam
Smile Best Christmas so far in Aruba. . . .

Hi there everyone,

Well it happened today ( Friday Dec 21st). We officially took over our new house in Boroncana, Noord todqay. Bedroom and living room furniture cam today and outside furniture...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 13th, 2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,286
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Snowing in New England. . . .

Hi all,

Here's an update: It's almost 6:00 PM and I am home looking out the window. Still snowing. Up to about 6 inches or more now. Took over 2 hours to get home from a 45 minute compute. . ....
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 13th, 2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,286
Posted By Tom and Pam
Snowing in New England. . . .

Hi there,

I am sitting in my office in Brockton, MA at 1:30 PM on Thursday (12/13) and looking out the window at the snow coming down. About an inch on the ground already and it ain't stopping....
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 11th, 2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,563
Posted By Tom and Pam
Smile Re: all inclusive vs al carte

Good morning,

We have stayed at the tam and the Divi and enjoyed both of them very much. The good thing about these to resorts is that the beach is terrific and NOT crowded. It is also right...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 10th, 2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,275
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: christmas lights!!! where are they???

Hi there all,

Nothing great, but on or about Saturday, 12/22/07, we will have some lights on our new house in Boroncana. Just a few light strings around the patio and if I can find one, a...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 6th, 2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Aruba Today newspaper question. . .

Thank you for the information. Just went to the site and found what I was looking for. . . Updated news. . Thank you. . . .

Toma and Pam

PS: We will be on the island from Dec15 to Jan 9...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 6th, 2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
Posted By Tom and Pam
Question Re: Aruba Today newspaper question. . .

Thank you for the response. We, however, are looking for the day to day news for December. Any idea on how to get it. . . . . . . .

Tom and Pam
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 6th, 2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
Posted By Tom and Pam
Aruba Today newspaper question. . .

Hi there all,

Has anyone been able to open the local section of the on-line Aruba Toaday newspaper? ? ? ? I have not been able to get it for the last couple of weeks. Miss the local news about...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, November 25th, 2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,809
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: slow season?

Good morning,

We went in October and found that the island was not very crowed. My guess is that shortly after school starts and just before any breaks, the island is not as busy. . . Just an...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 15th, 2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Hard case golf bag question. . . .

Don't get down that way ofetn, but the last time did go down to the gut it whole area looks great. Road is much better and the whole area around the ferry pier is very nice. . . Good job. . . .
...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, November 13th, 2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,216
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Rate Aruba's Romance

Hi there,

The island can as romantic as you like and you do not have to do anything special. A sunset walk on the beach, a bottle of wine on a balnket at dusk on the dunes near the lighthouse,...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, November 13th, 2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,485
Posted By Tom and Pam
Thumbs up Re: need one night- Sat. June 28

Hi there,

We do of a palce that maybe just what you need. Go to www.arubasunflower.com (http://www.arubasunflower.com). We stay here often and really like it. Rate a $65 to $75 per nite...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, November 12th, 2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By Tom and Pam
Thumbs up Re: Hard case golf bag question. . . .

Thank you all for the info. . . Now just need to wait till Dec 15th. . . .

Can not come too soon. We will be on the island till Jan 9th. . .

Thank you all,
Tom and Pam
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, November 11th, 2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By Tom and Pam
Smile Re: Hard case golf bag question. . . .

Thank you for the response. Ww wil have to go to the "General Store". We will be needing fans and stuff for our new house. . . Thanks again for the info. . .

Tom and Pam
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, November 11th, 2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By Tom and Pam
Question Hard case golf bag question. . . .

Hi there all,

I have an unusual question for the golfers. When you take a hard case golf bag with you, do you have any trouble checking it in? ? ? ? My concern is that I am not taking golf...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 30th, 2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,729
Posted By Tom and Pam
Jet Blue flight deal . . . .

Hi gang,

Anyone looking for a deal to Aruba, Jet Blue as a sale for the next few days. I had already booked a flight for Christmas and I called about the sale and recieved a $40.00 credit on our...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, October 27th, 2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,743
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: March Aifare from Boston

hi there,

Just got back from the island on Jet Blue (into Boston on 01/26/07). We went on a Snday to Friday trip for $!,100 for two. We booked over Christmas / New Years for non-stop out of...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, October 17th, 2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,717
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Best Rental Cars

Good morning,
We have been using Economy Rental. The cars are always clean and new and in good shape. We are going to the island this Sunday and will be using them again. I would recomend them. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, October 10th, 2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,083
Posted By Tom and Pam
Smile Re: Help Please

We have booked two trips to the island in the last week with Jet Blue on their site. I went to about 6 cheap air sites and could not find anything cheaper or more convient than directly at the...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 25th, 2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By Tom and Pam
Missing Aruba Today newspaper. . . .

Hi there all,

Anyone have any update on the missing on-line Aruba Today Newspaper? ? ? ? I have not been able to anything but a blank screen for the last couple of days. . . Anyone know of...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 20th, 2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,692
Posted By Tom and Pam
Aruba Today Newspaper gone? ? ? ?

Hey there,

I just tried to read Aruba Today on-line and I can not get the papaer. Comes up with a link page to that has nothing to do with the newspaper. . . Anyone know what's going on? ? ? ? ...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 20th, 2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,067
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Directions to Nos Cunucu?

Just a further note, there is a sign across the street from the road that goes to the resturant. It maybe a little hard to see if you are not really looking for it. I think the sign is at the edge...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, August 26th, 2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,992
Posted By Tom and Pam
Smile Re: Passport renewel question

Good moring all,

We did a renewal of our passports a year before they expired. THe reason we did it was a name change for Pam (just got married) and the picture on mine did not look like me...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, August 17th, 2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,843
Posted By Tom and Pam
Any bad weather reports from the island?

Hi there to all,

Anyone on the island that can give us a weather update? ? ? I am seeing lots of heavy rain showing on radar in the area of Aruba. I know hurricanes don't hit there, but what...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 13th, 2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,121
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: Horseback riding advice

Hi there,
Sorry for the delay in response to your question of horseback riding to the Natural Pool but I could not find the name of the ranch we went out with. It's "Rancho Del Campo". We had a...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 31st, 2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,653
Posted By Tom and Pam
Question Looking for cheap car rental

Hi there all,

We are going to the island for 24 days over Christmas and New Years and are looking for a cheap car rental. I had heard that there is a rent-a-wreck but I can not find it on the...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 21st, 2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: New Restaurant Suggestions

How about a nice little local family spot. We went to the Blue Village which is next door to Madame Janettes. The food was very good, the cook/waitree/owner was very pleasant and the prices were...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, May 12th, 2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,588
Posted By Tom and Pam
Re: RUI to Open July 20th

Hi gang,
Just back on Friday (5/11) from the island. We met a lot of local people this trip and have some not so good news about the building going on. The Fairmount is going to start a 48 acre...
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