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Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, July 1st, 2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By crammer315
Re: Posted trip report and suggestions

Thanks for the giggles on the tye died sunburn (although I know it wasn't funny at the time). You cannot believe all the people applying spray block in that wind.

When I say updating, it just...
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Saturday, June 30th, 2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,628
Posted By crammer315
Re: fall 2007 atlantic city party

At this point October 13 works for me too, October seems like a light year away :regular_s

How many people have made reservations already? Are you staying at the Hilton or some where else? Any...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 29th, 2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By crammer315
Re: Posted trip report and suggestions

Yes, I could actually see it on my skin when I was dry. I didn't realize how great it worked until after I ran out of it. I had to switch to lotion. I noticed that when I was in the pool sitting...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 29th, 2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By crammer315
Re: When renting a timeshare......

Thank you, everyone, I feel so much more comfortable now.

Hey Suzie! We ate at Pizza Bob's and enjoyed it, thanks for the great tip!

Connie
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 29th, 2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,855
Posted By crammer315
Re: If you have kids, don't stay at the Holiday Inn

Sherry, I cannot wait to meet you, Suzie had nothing but nice things to say about you. I am sure we will be able to talk for hours :)

Connie
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 28th, 2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By crammer315
Posted trip report and suggestions

Posted our trip report.

Suggestions, try coppertone in the blue can, spray. I am telling you we applied it once, it went on like shelac, (it does make you shiny). But it literally never came...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 28th, 2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,855
Posted By crammer315
Re: If you have kids, don't stay at the Holiday Inn

Being a mother and grandmother, my heart just ached for this little girl. I never gave it much thought about the different cultures and how different we do and see things. Thank you for pointing...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 25th, 2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By crammer315
When renting a timeshare......

How do you know you are not going to end up paying for a timeshare week or two and then when you get there the owner cashed your check but the room isn't available?

Ahhhh, I know what a crazy...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 25th, 2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,855
Posted By crammer315
If you have kids, don't stay at the Holiday Inn

We stayed 9 days at the Holiday Inn. (Wouldn't recommend it to anyone, by the way.)

But my tale isn't about my stay, Saturday morning a little girl about 6 years old was hanging around the pool...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 15th, 2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,562
Posted By crammer315
Does the regular HI rooms have blenders?

I know, I wait till last minute to ask this question.

(I am packing and trying to keep suitcases down to three and it is impossible, I am bringing more stuff than clothing :)

Connie
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Saturday, May 26th, 2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,707
Posted By crammer315
Re: fall atlantic city bb party

This is funny, I never knew you had these AC BB parties before. Just found this post and after 47 years of living in NJ we are moving to MD in September but I am in.

I want to meet all you...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 25th, 2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,588
Posted By crammer315
Re: Those party buses..a good time even if you aren't a big drinker?

Didn't want to say it but....yes you are right, watching others who drank too much and having a good time is fun to watch. They lose thier inhibitions and put on a show, all I have to do is sit...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 25th, 2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By crammer315
Re: Anyone going june 17th -- 24th ?

Oh! I know where you are staying, I love the gelati there, lol and the slots are fun too. I can guarantee we will be there but we have never eaten there or had drinks there.

We did the Pelican...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 24th, 2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,588
Posted By crammer315
Those party buses..a good time even if you aren't a big drinker?

I have wanted to try this since day one, haven't yet, so I was wondering what was your experience on the bus and watching others on the bus.
What happens if you aren't a big drinker?
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 24th, 2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By crammer315
Re: Anyone going june 17th -- 24th ?

Hello then. I don't know where the Marriot Ocean Club is, low rise? I think everyone knows where the HI is.

Hey, dinner or drinks is fine. We usually eat within walking distance but we can...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By crammer315
Re: Anyone going june 17th -- 24th ?

Hmmm, we are like old farts compared to you youngens, :wink_smil but we, along with another couple, will be in Aruba June 16 - 24th. We are staying at the HI.

Where are you staying?
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, May 6th, 2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,354
Posted By crammer315
Anything new in the high rise section?

Happy Spring Everyone!

With 41 days left till we board our plane, my head is definately in the clouds daydreaming about our trip to Aruba.

Just wondering if anything has changed or been added...
Forum: Where to Stay Wednesday, April 25th, 2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,297
Posted By crammer315
Re: Any info on Holiday Inn?

Everyone going to the HI in May, please post trip reports! We are going in June and would love to read them, even if you post a paragraph we would all be grateful!

Have a great trip
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 25th, 2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,857
Posted By crammer315
Re: Not the same ol, same ol, need suggestions

So far, so good, with your suggestions I have been bringing up websites and finding a lot of different things to look at.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 25th, 2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,920
Posted By crammer315
Re: Mosquitoes

I can be in a crowd of people and be the only one that gets bit, I always carry wipes with me and always wipe down before we leave the hotel in the late afternoon or evening.

The fabric softner...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 24th, 2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,857
Posted By crammer315
Not the same ol, same ol, need suggestions

My husband and our friends want to do the same exact things we did when we were in Aruba the past two years.

I need suggestions for them to consider trying something a little different. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, April 21st, 2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,198
Posted By crammer315
Re: ACE rental car

Thank you!
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, April 21st, 2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,198
Posted By crammer315
Re: ACE rental car

Does ACE have a website? I am staying at the HI, will they drop off and pick up the car?
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 18th, 2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,154
Posted By crammer315
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 17th, 2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,154
Posted By crammer315
Need website for food store that delivers

Awhile back someone had posted a website for one of the food chains that you could pick out your food and have it delivered. I thought I kept it but I can't find it.

Also what was your...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 13th, 2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,927
Posted By crammer315
Re: Remember Jaws....did it scare you out of the water?

Squishy bottoms are the worst, if I can't see the bottom, I don't go in :shades_sm
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 13th, 2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,927
Posted By crammer315
Re: Remember Jaws....did it scare you out of the water?

Bummer, Sir Drinkalot, we are arriving on the 16th and leaving the 24th, we may pass you in the crying room :sad_smile

I agree it would be nice to meet someone, guess I am just going to keep on...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 12th, 2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,927
Posted By crammer315
Re: Remember Jaws....did it scare you out of the water?

I can't believe how many giggles I got from these posts!

When you going sir drinkalot?

Cathy, your raft story reminds me of a time my husband and I were sharing a raft on an island, each...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 11th, 2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,927
Posted By crammer315
Remember Jaws....did it scare you out of the water?

I read Cathy's report on the seaweed being in the water and the kids wanting to go on their dads shoulders until they passed it and if it got on them they came out screaming and crying and it brought...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 11th, 2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,380
Posted By crammer315
Re: We're Back with Pictures

Wow, so that was seaweed, I never saw so much of it but I know they will keep it in check.

Connie
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 10th, 2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,380
Posted By crammer315
Re: We're Back with Pictures

Crammer here, lol, what great pictures! I saw pictures in your album I haven't seen before, I really enjoyed all of them, you did a great job and thanks especially for all the ones of HI. June...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 26th, 2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,206
Posted By crammer315
Re: Suitcase brand recommendations

Still haven't bought luggage and need it badly. Having a debate with hubby. I want spinners, he wants luggage made of ballistic nylon (he watched a tv travel special and they said they are the most...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 26th, 2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,637
Posted By crammer315
Re: Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

ArubaLisa, what happened to your pictures in your post? I wanted to show them to my husband and they are gone.

I am looking forward to this trip. I forgot we had balcony's!

Yes, it was...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 20th, 2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,637
Posted By crammer315
Re: Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

Quick off the subject question, does holiday inn have refrigerators in the room or can you request one?

Connie
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 18th, 2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,637
Posted By crammer315
Re: Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

ArubaLisa, oops, I meant infront of the boardwalk, you posted exactly what I was asking for. Great pictures! Thanks, let us know when you get the rest posted.

Connie
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, February 17th, 2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,637
Posted By crammer315
Re: Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

Cathy&Jim, we originally had garden view. Didn't pay extra, part of the special.

ArubaLisa copied your pictures and sent to the couple we are traveling with, do you have pictures (or does anyone...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 16th, 2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,637
Posted By crammer315
Re: Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

ArubaLisa, you were right, checked with Amy at MCM and it is like having family in the business! A special for HI came through and she upgraded us superior room with partial ocean view in the Aruba...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 13th, 2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,637
Posted By crammer315
Re: Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

What scares me the most is the not knowing. I don't want to be put in the curaco tower. We just stayed at a wonderful HI in Ocean City, MD. Vacations are spent mostly outside the room but I don't...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 9th, 2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,637
Posted By crammer315
Holiday Inn winter blues and not the good kind

We are staying at the Holiday Inn for our vacation this year and no matter how hard I try, I don't want to stay here. So many bad reports I have read over the years. I am the only one of four...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 4th, 2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,674
Posted By crammer315
Re: Who has climbed Mount Hooiberg?

Kathyrunner, I have seen iguanas, wild parrots and wild dogs but never any snakes. I think your husband is safe, maybe he doesn't know there are stairs to walk and that you aren't actually climbing...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 2nd, 2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By crammer315
Re: Anyone try kayaking or mountain bike riding in Aruba?

Holy cow, lol, I never thought about the wind. I remember when we kayaked in Bermuda it was two per kayak. A family of three had to split up, the woman ended up with a large man, who pulled out his...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 2nd, 2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By crammer315
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 31st, 2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By crammer315
Re: Anyone try kayaking or mountain bike riding in Aruba?

Maybe they just call it mountain biking but it is just trail riding, it does say all different levels. I just want to do a few active day trips sprinkled in between my lazy pool days.

Did you do...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 30th, 2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By crammer315
Anyone try kayaking or mountain bike riding in Aruba?

I was thinking of trying these two activities while on the island but don't know of anyone who has tried them in Aruba. I also saw something called land surfing....anyone try it and do you need to...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 30th, 2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,932
Posted By crammer315
Re: Laundramats

Thanks, I will check it out in 136 days and let you know :) Starting my countdown, I couldn't resist.

Connie

(any suggestions how I can get one of those countdowns at the bottom of my posts?)
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 30th, 2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,932
Posted By crammer315
Re: Laundramats

Dixie, is their laundry and dry cleaning services less expensive than the hotels? Every vacation I use the hotel services to clean and press our clothes so I don't have to when I get home from...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 28th, 2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,674
Posted By crammer315
Re: Who has climbed Mount Hooiberg?

JD, let me know! I am going to try it, fears and all.

Jase-thanks for the great pictures, I am going to attempt it.

In the am, bringing water and a pair of balls ;) my husbands (can I say...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,674
Posted By crammer315
Re: Who has climbed Mount Hooiberg?

As soon as I read "it is a straight incline" (which means it is a straight decline) my hands got tingley and sweaty. The whole thing goes up straight?

I really want to try this (see my phobia...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 22nd, 2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,674
Posted By crammer315
Who has climbed Mount Hooiberg?

I plan on climbing it when I get to Aruba this year. Who has climbed it? Can you take a bus there? How long does it take to climb up? If I am afraid of heights will this bother me?

Thanks! ...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 13th, 2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,235
Posted By crammer315
Re: How to bring a blender to Aruba?

This year we are trying the HI.

I use my blender daily for protein shakes (I quit smoking and now I have a new addiction....go figure :).

I can always pack the bottom and blades, then just...
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