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    You may have seen Bonaire's resident Drug/K-9...

    You may have seen Bonaire's resident Drug/K-9 dogs in their kennels, or pets traveling on KLM to AMS. As far as I know, it is not possible to travel with a pet in cargo on either UA or DL because...
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    They are in the midst of changing their system...

    They are in the midst of changing their system (from emailing for rsvn, to actual online rsvn via website/paying online with Visa/MC only, as far as I know, etc), and answer emails only during normal...
  3. I just found this (although I hate getting to JFK...

    I just found this (although I hate getting to JFK rather than EWR):...
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    Iguanas and land crabs climb up mine (as you may...

    Iguanas and land crabs climb up mine (as you may have seen me post on FB last week).
  5. Thread: Fish soup?

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    Maybe you know already, but Fish Soup is called...

    Maybe you know already, but Fish Soup is called "Sopi Piska" (so-pee piss-kah)-this is what you need to look for on the chalkboard of choices. My husband prefers El Fogon although it's technically...
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    That is low for RT--I need only a one-way in...

    That is low for RT--I need only a one-way in June, and it's $385 on UA.
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    There are some pages on FB that should help:...

    There are some pages on FB that should help: https://www.facebook.com/groups/318182281596603/ or https://www.facebook.com/groups/1417366315148649/ or https://www.facebook.com/groups/4Salebonaire/
  8. Thread: Electricity

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    The answer is no--while you can fool with the...

    The answer is no--while you can fool with the voltage a bit, hz cannot be changed (and if a motor states it's 50/60hz, that's bull****). If you use this a lot, buy an extra for when the first one...
  9. Thread: Electricity

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    Buy an "export" model of the motor in 220/50/1...

    Buy an "export" model of the motor in 220/50/1 (or buy the entire thing in 220/50). We have 220/50 on all of our commercial equipment, (and even 220/50/3 phase on some of our larger equipment at...
  10. In addition to Kooyman, WEMA has a very large...

    In addition to Kooyman, WEMA has a very large selection. Turn down the road where Exito is--at the curve his yellow store is on the right, before Boomerang (who also has a decent selection). To me,...
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    If you have to overnight in Curacao, on a budget:...

    If you have to overnight in Curacao, on a budget: http://www.apartamentuholanda.com/index.php
    Itís a family run complex (father's name is Allan), and they will also arrange transportation for a...
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    Try ordering fish as you would meat--for example,...

    Try ordering fish as you would meat--for example, "medium". The last 4 restaurants where I've had fish it's been perfect: At Sea, Courses, Mona Lisa and Paradise Moon.
  13. Thread: BON to/from Aruba

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    Consider at least getting to Curacao-from there...

    Consider at least getting to Curacao-from there you have more options to/from Bonaire, so look for AUA/CUR. You're flying out on a Saturday during cruise-ship season and spring break--if it were me,...
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    The closest and easiest ones to get to/from are...

    The closest and easiest ones to get to/from are at the hotels like Marriott & Hilton. Not exactly sure, but I think the taxi is about $30 each way (10 min drive). Also not sure how easy it is to...
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    I no longer am able to play tennis...just way too...

    I no longer am able to play tennis...just way too many injuries, but my husband is a fanatic. His name is Jan (pronounced Yon, if you're asking Eddy for him, just say Jan from Kentucky)-he can...
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    The courts at HVBR have been closed for awhile...

    The courts at HVBR have been closed for awhile now. The "group" and I use that term lightly, play at Sand Dollar now--arrange time, etc, via Eddy, the owner of the restaurant, meet players at the...
  17. Thread: 2015 Carnival

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    Karnaval is celebrated the same as Mardi Gras...

    Karnaval is celebrated the same as Mardi Gras (it's a celebration before the Catholic period of Lent begins, 40 days before Easter). The big parades are the weekend before Ash Wednesday. Here it's...
  18. Thread: Tipping

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    It comes down to this--if you tip on a credit...

    It comes down to this--if you tip on a credit card, it's a paper trail the owner must report as income to the employees, therefore it's totally taxable
  19. Thread: Packing for AMCAR

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    Ditto what Susan says...personally, I'd be...

    Ditto what Susan says...personally, I'd be weighing the costs of sentimentality of owned furniture, vs say, new stuff from Overstock.com, etc., City Furniture, Rooms to Go, etc., delivering new to...
  20. Thread: Medical Services

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    We do have facilities, but they are limited as...

    We do have facilities, but they are limited as one would expect in a community of 16,000 pop. If the heart attack is survived (patient makes it to ER), the doctors (a team on rotation from...
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    Pasa Bon Pizza is closed only Mondays & Tuesdays...

    Pasa Bon Pizza is closed only Mondays & Tuesdays (and some holidays)
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    Pasa Bon Pizza's open till 11pm, but I'd stop...

    Pasa Bon Pizza's open till 11pm, but I'd stop there before checking in to your condo, place an order, then go back & pick up before 11. KFC is open till midnight on Sat, and there are lots of...
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    I use Apartmentu Holanda every time I'm in the...

    I use Apartmentu Holanda every time I'm in the situation of a short overnight stay/don't want to rent a car, etc. Allan is great, and if you're taking the early AA from CUR to MIA, he'll get up to...
  24. Thread: Internet Cafes

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    You might get some odd looks if you bring in a...

    You might get some odd looks if you bring in a printer...but we do have free WiFi at KFC (open till 11pm). :)
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    And the nudity wasn't so awkward after all, was...

    And the nudity wasn't so awkward after all, was it? (JUST KIDDING READERS-SOROBON is no longer a naturist/nudist resort; its a regular resort with a restaurant called "Courses").
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