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    I see Roy is adding the address. It's still a...

    I see Roy is adding the address. It's still a little tricky to find, especially at night. Driving up the main road from town, go past the Hato roundabout till you see Bon Bida spa (light blue...
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    Hi, We have a number of new restaurants,...

    Hi,

    We have a number of new restaurants, depending on when you were last here. On the food truck scene Dash Kitchen opened about 9 months ago on the main road just north of town and is now an...
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    Wind Reversal and west coast waves!

    Hi everyone,

    We had some excitement on the waterfront yesterday. We had an unusual type of wind reversal that caused large swells and waves on the western coast of Bonaire. I was eating lunch...
  4. Regarding the new traffic laws, we're all wondering...

    Thanks for posting this. Lots of people on the island talking about this and trying to figure out what these new laws actually entail.

    Is there an open container law? Doesn't look like it.
    ...
  5. Thread: Another GAME

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    [QUOTE=Neptune Nick;459309]barrier island ...

    [QUOTE=Neptune Nick;459309]barrier island


    island dream
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    Hi Kristin, We also live in Sabadeco and the...

    Hi Kristin,
    We also live in Sabadeco and the other posters are correct, fiber optic is not here yet. We switched our provider from Telbo to Flamingo, which provides 20 Mb service. My husband is a...
  7. Hi, we on the island are wondering this right now...

    Hi, we on the island are wondering this right now too. The change to the one year sedula is recent, so no one I know has come up to the one year mark yet. Our hope is that it is not a complete...
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    There's also Foodies restaurant, which is neither...

    There's also Foodies restaurant, which is neither on Cai or where Sorobon/Jibe City is, it's sort of between them geographically. Coming from town, drive on Statius Van Eps (road to Donkey...
  9. Change in length of initial sedula for Americans

    Hi everyone,

    When Ian and I moved to Bonaire, we were given a 5 year sedula (residence permit card) that we only have to renew in 5 years. Nationalities other than Dutch and American were given...
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    Hi Anne, Glad you're going to check it out with...

    Hi Anne,
    Glad you're going to check it out with an official, because I've seen it go both ways with friends of ours, and the immigration websites are not always the most up to date. Hope you can...
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    Hi Anne, Dutch and American passport holders can...

    Hi Anne,
    Dutch and American passport holders can stay on Bonaire up to six months a year. Other nationalities, including Canadian, can stay for 90 days, unless they receive an extension (such as...
  12. Hi John, Most of the ex-pats on here are really...

    Hi John,
    Most of the ex-pats on here are really helpful with answers to questions about buying and moving to Bonaire and alot of your questions may already have answers on the moving to Bonaire...
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    Hi everyone, I had lunch at Jibe City yesterday...

    Hi everyone,
    I had lunch at Jibe City yesterday and they've done a wonderful job on clean up. Some seaweed still drifting in, but there was a guy with a rake and a wheelbarrow keeping on top of it...
  14. Thread: Crock pots

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    I was looking for one this fall for Thanksgiving...

    I was looking for one this fall for Thanksgiving and checked every store on the island I could find, including Bondigro, Superstore and a number of the small convenience stores that carry unusual...
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    Hi Bud, I'm sure you'll get lots of good...

    Hi Bud,

    I'm sure you'll get lots of good recommendations. Here's one you may not have heard of, since it is newly built.

    Coco Loco in Belnem is air conditioned, has a pool, is near Bachelors...
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    Will be great to meet you in person, Netta! ...

    Will be great to meet you in person, Netta! We'll be there tomorrow around 9:30 and looking forward to seeing you if you're around then.
    All the best,
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    Halloween and Thanksgiving in Bonaire

    Hi everyone,

    Thought some of you might be interested to know what Halloween and Thanksgiving are like on the island, since neither is a traditional Bonaire or Dutch holiday.

    Halloween is...
  18. Hi Roy, Thanks for checking. Maybe he did it...

    Hi Roy,
    Thanks for checking. Maybe he did it wrong or didn't follow through when he realized it wouldn't post immediately. I'll check. But thanks to this wonderful forum, he found someone flying...
  19. Anyone flying back to the US this weekend that can help a resident mail paperwork?

    Hi friends,

    An American who just moved to the island and is applying for his sedula needs to get some papers apostilled again and needs to have them in California early next week to have it...
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    Hi Netta, On the corner of Herman J. Pop and...

    Hi Netta,
    On the corner of Herman J. Pop and Kaya Debrot. So, depending on where you are staying, either the road into or out of town, the main road.

    All the best,
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    Hi Netta, You've gotten some great answers...

    Hi Netta,

    You've gotten some great answers from other folks on here, here are a couple of answers to specifics you asked:

    An unofficial meeting place for a couple of dozen ex-pats lately has...
  22. Hi Dez and Remi, Welcome! Hopefully you will...

    Hi Dez and Remi,

    Welcome! Hopefully you will be here for New Year's Eve, the most amazing fireworks in the Caribbean!

    Bob from our office answered several of your questions, here is the link...
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    Hi, Here are the prices two studios sold for...

    Hi,

    Here are the prices two studios sold for recently: Hamlet Oasis studio, $150,000. Sand Dollar Studio: $176,000. Both sold in a matter of days after being listed.

    Hope this helps,...
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    Don't I wish that was me, Roy! I would have...

    Don't I wish that was me, Roy! I would have taken over 30 years off my age, from the looks of it!

    My ride is an orange RAV 4, so if you see me circling RE/MAX like a crazed buzzard on the webcam,...
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    Hi Roy, Yes, it is bike week on Bonaire! All...

    Hi Roy,
    Yes, it is bike week on Bonaire!

    All the best,
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