Travel Blogs from Philipsburg, Saint Martin

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Racing In The Americas Cup, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Racing In The Americas Cup

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... be good). Our first race of the day involved a speedy breakfast and a competitive speed walk down the pier and along the road to Philipsburg. Why the need for speed? There were six other cruise ships in town at the very same time as ours. That added up ...

Never Say Never., Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Never Say Never.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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  Seven years ago we sat on the beach at Phillipsburg St Maarten and watched the cruise ship passengers pour off five massive cruise ships. We were travelling independently in the Caribbean and vowed that we would NEVER EVER be one of ...

A dutch half that's all in english, Sint Maarten, Saint Martin travel blog

A dutch half that's all in english

A travel blog entry by kris

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... flaps are stuck or this guy is contemplating suicide.. after about 15 minutes of seeing the island of statia, saba st.barts and st. martin go passed my window several times the co-pilot anounced that it was pretty busy at juliana airport so we'd be put on ...

Catamaran ride along St. Maarten's coastline!, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Catamaran ride along St. Maarten's coastline!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... ’s side of the island as well as later in my tour head out to Marigot the capital city on the French side of St. Martin!    You see, the island of St. Marteen is split in half; one side belonging to the Netherlands and the other side, ...

St. Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

St. Maarten

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... and of the windy mountain roads were nice.  They weren't as nice as St. Kitts though, because St. Maarten/Sint Martin is pretty built up.  There are developments and big box stores dotting the mountain side, which detracts quite a bit from the ...

iRep SKN and the beginning of the long way home, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

iRep SKN and the beginning of the long way home

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

... tired, but maybe that is good in that it distracted me from wondering if I made the right decision.  The taxi ride to Philipsburg was $18 for 20 minutes, but since no buses were running, I shelled it out. One thing I noticed is ...

Feb 04, 2012, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Feb 04, 2012

A travel blog entry by tilman

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Adopted Canadians, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Adopted Canadians

A travel blog entry by carolandglenns

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... day 7) Show - Rick Starr comedian from Carnegie Hall New York and Las Vegas. Very Funny    Wednesday (day 8)  Philipsburg in St Maarten.  Part Dutch 16 square miles, part French 21 square miles. 80 different nationalities, 11 ...

Cruise  Philipsburg, St Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Cruise Philipsburg, St Maarten

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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ST MAARTEN the Two Nation Island As we arrived at the port of Phillipsburg, St Maarten we could see we were the lead ship of six arriving today. The port area is well set up to accommodate cruise ship passenger day trips. Our Island tour today did not ...

St. Maarten End Of Voyage, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

St. Maarten End Of Voyage

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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... French sides of the island.  We visited a should-not-have-been French nude beach and shopped in tourista French St. Martin.  We encountered St. Maarten rush hour with miles of two lane, bumper to bumper traffic seemingly going nowhere.  ...

ST MAARTEN-Philipsburg, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

ST MAARTEN-Philipsburg

A travel blog entry by kathandsheila

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... and shopping for duty free goods on the mind. OK many lounge on the beautiful beaches and take tours but shopping is big! Philipsburg is a much more attractive and better maintained town than the ports of Barbados, St Lucia and Antigua, and there is a ...

St. Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

St. Maarten

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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The island is divided between two countries.  The southern portion, Sint Maarten, is Dutch.  The northern portion, Saint Martin, is French.  We did not go to the French side at all. With a full day of traveling to get to Barbados and two ...

Philipsburg, Saint Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Philipsburg, Saint Maarten

A travel blog entry by amilespsu

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Spent the day doing a snorkeling excursion in the morning.  Water was murky and hard to see any fish but the beach was nice.  In the afternoon, walked along Front Street to do some shopping before heading back to the ship for dinner and to head ...

St. Maarten. On board our yacht!, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

St. Maarten. On board our yacht!

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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... Spectacular. Taxi to the embarkation point at AC Whatey Marina. Check in our two bags and head off towards the boardwalk in Philipsburg. Lunch at Passanggaram Hotel on the beach. Grilled fish and a side salad and homemade lemonade. We can see Star Clipper ...

ATV in St Martin, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

ATV in St Martin

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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Rush Hour On The Coastal Freeway, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Rush Hour On The Coastal Freeway

A travel blog entry by traveladdicts

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... .  Today the island is split in half between France and the Netherlands Antilles.  Other than the island’s name (spelled Saint-Martin on the French half), both sides are quite unique.  As we arrived in Philipsburg, the capital, we ...

Shangri-La-Dee-Da, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Shangri-La-Dee-Da

A travel blog entry by matterri

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Although we didn't visit the entire city, Philipsburg was fantastic. A quaint little beach-town nestled between gorgeous green mountains. The sand was white and the water was crystal clear. When we stepped off the boat, there were some nice little ...

Its the girth, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Its the girth

A travel blog entry by peterhbudd

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... One looked like a converted Princess ship - but we couldn't be sure. We made it down to the gangway and ventured over to Philipsburg.  Same water taxi - $6 per person for the whole day.  As we walked through town it started to rain - so we ...

One More Thing Before I Go, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

One More Thing Before I Go

A travel blog entry by dianapace

As if life weren't complicated enough, in addition to building a new home in Spring City and re-modeling the "cottage" in Spring City, I'm starting work on our home in Aurora to get it ready to eventually sell.  Dan has a group of golf buddies ...

An Island of 2 Nations, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

An Island of 2 Nations

A travel blog entry by bruinz

The Caribbean island of St. Maartin / St. Martin is both Dutch and French.  With both nations inside of the EU (and frankly not worrying about much of anything in this dual-province island for years), natives of both descendants cross international ...

Another beach day, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Another beach day

A travel blog entry by sparcat

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May 30, 2010, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

May 30, 2010

A travel blog entry by sdavidova

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Schizophrenic St. Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Schizophrenic St. Maarten

A travel blog entry by ecoodysseys

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... from the ship to take a local bus. It cost me all of $2 in each direction. Did the obligatory souvenir shopping in Philipsburg market where I dropped off. Walking to the sea front, I appreciated Marigot even more, as the whole promenade exists solely for ...

First visit to St. Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

First visit to St. Maarten

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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... encompasses the southern half of the Caribbean island, while the northern half of the island is French territory. Its capital is Philipsburg. Before October 10, 2010, Sint Maarten was known as the Island Territory of Sint Maarten, and was one of ...

Phillipsburg, St. Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Phillipsburg, St. Maarten

A travel blog entry by karangi

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DAY 48 …… March 5th ……. Philipsburg, St. Maarten St. Maarten (Dutch) / St. Martin (France) This is a tourist mecca ….. and we are not sure why.The beaches on either side of the ‘border’ are white but ...

Jan 08, 2014, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Jan 08, 2014

A travel blog entry by maaske

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St.-Martin, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

St.-Martin

A travel blog entry by superpitounette

... repassant par les rues tortueuses et montagneuses de l'île, traversant des marais de sel et des petits villages.  C'est près de Philipsburg, du côté hollandais, que nous quittons le groupe, le coeur léger, en se disants combien on est bien tous ...

Day CS6, Thursday, December 20, St. Marteen, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Day CS6, Thursday, December 20, St. Marteen

A travel blog entry by rafinmd

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I rose again about 5:45 and walked 1 1/2 miles on deck 11 as we made our way into the harbor, followed fairly closely by the Nieuw Amsterdam and somewhat later by the Freedom of the Seas, making a fairly crowded port.  This is my second visit here, ...

Still cruising on the Carribbean...., Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Still cruising on the Carribbean....

A travel blog entry by tavernertales

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After ...

Journée en mer, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Journée en mer

A travel blog entry by superpitounette

... aux personnes ayant suivi le code vestimentaire de la soirée. Donc filet mignon pour ce soir et ensuite dodo... La route pour St Martin est encore longue: on accoste demain à 10h.  Nous sommes chanceux, il n'y aura que deux bateaux de croisière ...

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