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Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, October 12th, 2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,259
Posted By daffysue
Re: Flying Fishbone Question

Our meal there was about 2 hours, but they will serve at your pace, we weren't at all in a hurry so......You can always take dessert to go and eat at the hotel while watching the game! It only takes...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, October 12th, 2005, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,198
Posted By daffysue
Re: Where to cash travellers checks in Aruba ?

We tried to cash ours at the ArubaBank our first trip to Aruba, and what a HASSLE! I know, it was my fault, we kept forgetting to use them for dinner, etc, and the end of the week, cash about gone,...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 4th, 2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,228
Posted By daffysue
Re: King Ribs Back in Business?

Smokey Joe's in the high rise area has good ribs, but we still LOVE King Ribs too! Will miss them if they don't re open by next spring! :cry_smile
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 4th, 2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,601
Posted By daffysue
Re: Tipping, a guide for the British tourist please!

We generally tip the cab driver a couple bucks and maybe $5 if he helps with our bags. Bell Hop-a couple bucks a bag, bartenders we tip 2 or 3 bucks for two drinks, (YES we are cheap by some of your...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 4th, 2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,901
Posted By daffysue
Re: should they repair the natural bridge

Definitely NOT! Nature should not be interrupted! If they did anything to it, it could not be called the "natural" bridge and that would just be WRONG!
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 27th, 2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,842
Posted By daffysue
Re: Newbie to Aruba: Will I suffer w/o a palapa?

We stayed at Sunset Beach Studios out at Malmok for a week last year, saved us alot of $$$-enough to cover the cost of our rental car/gas for 10 days and we would have rented a car anyway, always do!...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 20th, 2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,225
Posted By daffysue
Re: Problem w/customs if lodging for whole duration of stay not complete?

Sunset Beach Studios are good for a few nights, out past the Marriott at Malmok Beach, just past the windsurfing, reasonable and often people stay there for a night or two.

Like Sherry said, I...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 6th, 2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 59,626
Posted By daffysue
Re: all things natalee III

I do see Ellen's point: they did feel the need to cover up or create alibis for that evening, therefore, telling any reasonable thinking person that "something" happened they were afraid to getting...
Forum: Where to Stay Thursday, September 1st, 2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,405
Posted By daffysue
Smile Re: Sunset Blvd Studios

YES! I have stayed here, we spent a week here at the end of April this year. We were satisfied with them, we would stay there again (cheap!) We had oceanview studio #10 in the front of the building,...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Monday, August 22nd, 2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,854
Posted By daffysue
Re: Best Snorkeling Site

My hubby really likes Mangel Halto/Spanish Lagoon area. It was very calm in that area (I think the Tranquillo is the only snorkel trip that goes to this area)

If you drive past the airport...
Forum: Where to Stay Monday, August 22nd, 2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,957
Posted By daffysue
Re: Favorite Resort

We've stayed at Manchebo twice now and it has many pros IMO!

Great Beach w/new beach service from the bar this year!
Great restaurant on site (French Steakhouse)
Quiet, not alot of people and...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, August 5th, 2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,936
Posted By daffysue
Re: Smokey Joes

I think you can make reservations, but I don't think you have to. I could be wrong on that though?? We didn't have reservations, we arrived around 7 pm and walked up and were seated. Seemed like...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, August 5th, 2005, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,579
Posted By daffysue
Re: Suffering in Aruba

My husband would never let me GO to the shelter there, cuz he knows we'd be bringing one home! lol We already have 3 doggies at home. But I will continue to give them some support $$ when I can.
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Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, August 4th, 2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,579
Posted By daffysue
Re: Suffering in Aruba

I made a donation to the arubaanimals and I also donate to my local animal shelter, they are good causes.

When we were in Aruba, we were in San Nicholas and had lunch at Burger King, when we left,...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, August 4th, 2005, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 211,487
Posted By daffysue
Re: All Things Natalee Part II

Wow you miss a day on here and alot of reading to catch up on! Charlierat, good information, I was thinking it may be a "snobbish" community, I also have thought all along that Beth may have had a...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,050
Posted By daffysue
Re: What SPF (suntan lotion) do you use when in Aruba?

We pre tan (fake bake) before we go for about 5-10 times, then when we arrive in Aruba, we use a good waterproof spf 15 faithfully, putting it on a few times a day. I use a higher spf on my face...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 29th, 2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,687
Posted By daffysue
Re: Happy Hour

Yes, if you play your cards right, you can drink from noon to 11 pm and enjoy all happy hour prices for the most part! Enjoy!
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 29th, 2005, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 165,079
Posted By daffysue
Wink Re: All Things Natalee

We stayed one week out past the Marriott at some private studios this year. The beach area by the Marriott where the search has been centered is much the same as the area you talk about on Eagle...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 29th, 2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,687
Posted By daffysue
Re: Happy Hour

Moomba's beach bar right next door to the Marriott has daily happy hour 6-7 pm-great place to watch the sunset with drink in hand, drinks are half off for the most part during hh. They also have a...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 29th, 2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 165,079
Posted By daffysue
Re: All Things Natalee

Well, it's not her hair. Big Surprise! (to all of us ) I think everyone on this board said it's not her hair the day they found it! lol

I am really thinking they have no real leads, we will never...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, July 21st, 2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,708
Posted By daffysue
Re: Pirate's Nest

We had such horrible service and expensive for mediocre food that I don't think I could get my husband to even try it again!:baring_te He was upset the service charge was added, cuz we wouldn't have...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Thursday, July 21st, 2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,682
Posted By daffysue
Re: Favorite thing to do

I'd have to agree with Sherry, cruising around the island for hours, getting lost, seeing the "real" Aruba and Pina Coladas of course!:teeth_smi
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, July 21st, 2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 165,079
Posted By daffysue
Re: All Things Natalee

Another vote for Kevin's thoughts......I also think they all know if they all keep quiet, Joran will wait it out in Jail, there will not be enough evidence and no body will appear and they will all...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, July 21st, 2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,389
Posted By daffysue
Re: Jeep vs car

Been to Aruba only twice. First time we rented a small SUV, not 4WD, but we took it to the Natural Pool, it had a high ground clearance, it was rough as any ride to the pool is, but we made it. We...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 20th, 2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 165,079
Posted By daffysue
Re: All Things Natalee

I think the kids w/ Natalee on the trip were "shut up" because they were painting a picture of a different girl than the family and everyone wanted us to have, or a different side of the girl, which...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 20th, 2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 165,079
Posted By daffysue
Re: All Things Natalee

The scenerio posted is definitely plausible I think. It would explain alot. And I have thought from the beginning that the quietness of the whole gang she was with and some of the actions of her...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 174,824
Posted By daffysue
Re: natalee-opinions and speculations

Yes I know! lol They made is sound like sharks were just waiting all around the island for their next meal! If I didn't know any better and had never been to Aruba, I would be afraid to go due to...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,136
Posted By daffysue
Re: Too Many Rstaurants

I say, if you have been to ARuba before, try a couple of the ones you liked best last time again, and try a few new ones, you'll either add or delete from your list for your next trip. There's...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 174,824
Posted By daffysue
Smile Re: natalee-opinions and speculations

I could agree that others were involved too, because there doesn't seem to be any trace of evidence being found, I think whoever disposed of her (I am assuming she is dead at this point-even though I...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 195,829
Posted By daffysue
Re: natalee--facts and rumors

ScubaDad-I love the analogy! I am laughing hysterically!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 02:32 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 195,829
Posted By daffysue
Re: natalee--facts and rumors

Kevin, my husband would say the same thing! It's the wonder tool! lol
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 174,824
Posted By daffysue
Re: natalee-opinions and speculations

I have to have someplace "warm and sunny" to go in the late spring in order to get thru the midwest winters! Planning the trip while it's snowing and cold here gets me thru it since my husband can't...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 174,824
Posted By daffysue
Re: natalee-opinions and speculations

I have thought from the beginning that there was some type of "accident" at the beach that night, I think all three boys at least know about what happened to some extent, they got scared and panicked...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 18th, 2005, 12:38 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 195,829
Posted By daffysue
Re: natalee--facts and rumors

I agree-duct tape means nothing! They would have to prove how it was used on her and that it was forcibly used, even if it does happen to be her hair-which I highly doubt.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Friday, July 15th, 2005, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,592
Posted By daffysue
Re: Pelican's Nest

Only had lunch here, but it was good. Just sandwiches w/ fries and a couple frozen drinks, good atmosphere, food was good, service could have been a little better, but we've definitely had worse!
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,875
Posted By daffysue
Marina Pirata

We ate here in late April, excellent meal and excellent atmosphere. We ate at Flying Fishbone last year and found Marina Pirata to have almost as good of atmosphere except you are on a deck over the...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,596
Posted By daffysue
Re: The French Steakhouse

We ate here in late April, and were very impressed. We both had their ambassador special for $24.95 and it was more food than either of us could eat, we were stuffed! It inlcuded appetizer, soup or...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 56
Poll: Iguana Joe's
Views: 18,223
Posted By daffysue
Re: Iguana Joe's

Great place for lunch when downtown shopping, we ate there twice last year and twice this year. Only complaint, don't go when cruise ships are in port! Very busy and slower service, other than that...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Poll: King Ribs
Views: 9,639
Posted By daffysue
Re: King Ribs

Discovered this place last year and were happy to try it again this year. I had the chicken white meat both years, EXCELLENT! Very tender and a huge breast of chicken, I ate all of it! The side...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,930
Posted By daffysue
Re: where is the night life? (good bars, clubs, or happy hr spots)

I'd try Moomba's on Sunday night too ! (second Elaine on that!) Great reggae music, and I think they have a all you can eat bbq too, we had already eaten and just went for drinks and to listen to...
Forum: Where to Stay Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By daffysue
Re: Any Recent Feedback on the Manchebo?

We stayed at Manchebo for a couple nights in late April and also stayed there for one week last year (2004), we love it! Great beach, price is reasonable, great onsite restaurant (French Steak House)...
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