Travel Blogs from Saint Martin

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From Solitude to Sapphire, Oyster Bay Beach Resort, Saint Martin travel blog

From Solitude to Sapphire

A travel blog entry by vershire

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As the morning blushed pink at 6am all rose to bask in the glory of another day in paradise. Slowly the day unfolded with coffee on the balcony and later cereal inside.  Everyone then decided to trek to the front desk to plan our week.  Once ...

ATV in St Martin, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

ATV in St Martin

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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Morning Relaxation, Terress Basses, Saint Martin travel blog

Morning Relaxation

A travel blog entry by djacobson

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From David - This morning started out cloudy and rainy.  It started out great with the pastries we bought yesterday and go into town, buy a couple of air mattresses for the pool, get Cassie some mosquito repellent (they like her soft, sweet skin ...

Nov 15, 2006, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Nov 15, 2006

A travel blog entry by tiggerva

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Day 20, Grand Case, Saint Martin travel blog

Day 20

A travel blog entry by beaverslog

When I got to practice, Nikaidi was at the court, but not practicing.  I asked Robenson why and he replied “red flag” with big eyes.  I went over to talk to Nikaidi, who was hanging out with some other girls, talking, ...

Tec Diving, Grand Case, Saint Martin travel blog

Tec Diving

A travel blog entry by phoenixreilly

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I decided to process my diving into technical diving. This means I can go deeper and go longer. 12/08/14 - So yesterday Mark and I ran through the dry skills that I need to be 100% comfortable with so when we redo them today in the bay and again next ...

Day 11, Grand Case, Saint Martin travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by beaverslog

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... and all the ladies speaking Spanish.  There is a good population of people from the Dominican Republic living in St. Martin – it’s such a melting pot here: people from neighboring islands like Guadalupe, Martinique and Jamaica, Europeans ...

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 ...

Return to the US Virgin Islands, Marigot Bay, Saint Martin travel blog

Return to the US Virgin Islands

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... on the new dinghy are spaced differently than the old one. On March 21 we tended to a few more errands ashore and finally departed St. Martin for St. John at 2130 that evening.  Wind was ENE at 10-20 knots and we flew the Code 0 alone for the deep ...

Mar 19, 1999, St-Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Mar 19, 1999

A travel blog entry by marcsworld

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Whew!  We're back!, Saint-Martin-du-Tertre, France travel blog

Whew! We're back!

A travel blog entry by gingercarter

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Had a fun five day trip, and we're just back at Marc's place.  I didn't have a computer while we were gone to keep updates, so I'll give a brief recap here. We left early Sunday morning to go to Arras, France - just about 2 hours north.  We ...

Its Sunday again!, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Its Sunday again!

A travel blog entry by oldgumby

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Well another week's gone and we are still on the dock however things are progressing and there is nothing anyone can do to speed things up. They want our work completed as they have an enormous backlog waiting for them to start. At least we are well ...

Saint Martin - Sint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Saint Martin - Sint Maarten

A travel blog entry by razab

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According to our water taxi driver, Saint Martin is the smallest distinct landmass owned by two different countries. Whether the island of Saint Martin deserves that distinction or not, it is indeed an island with two faces: one part, the part where we ...

Its the girth, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Its the girth

A travel blog entry by peterhbudd

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Woke up in St Maarten - out the window we were staring at Solstice.  Went topside for breakfast and photos.  Found it interesting to compare the height - looking slightly down at the top decks of last year's ship - the lawn and the pool ...

St-Martin, Marigot, Saint Martin travel blog

St-Martin

A travel blog entry by marco

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Sun, sand, sea and numpties., Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Sun, sand, sea and numpties.

A travel blog entry by monkeypants

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... more land but there are more people living on the Dutch side.  The Dutch side is Sint Maarten and the French, St. Martin.  We began our day quite traumatically because we decided to be brave again and book a taxi to take us to Maho ...

We survived the partying, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

We survived the partying

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Whew, we survived. The big party season is over, (for at least three weeks or so) and Dyana & I have time to recuperate from all these late night festivities. The last one being the world famous Heineken Regatta. Months of preparations: literally ...

On the island and making it happen, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

On the island and making it happen

A travel blog entry by oldgumby

Its been a hectic couple of days. I arrived in St Maarten/Sint Maarten/St Martin (whichever you choose) on Wednesday afternoon and cleared customs about 2.30pm. By the time I got myself a Renter to get around for a few days and got to the Hotel to dump my ...

SXM, Grand Case, Saint Martin travel blog

SXM

A travel blog entry by phoenixreilly

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Right, I have decided to write a blog. Not really sure where to start... I came over to St Martin in June to begin working as a dive instructor. I am working here with a wonderful dive centre 'Octopus Diving' as an intern. It is a fantastic way to start ...

I Must be Mad, Gran Case, Saint Martin travel blog

I Must be Mad

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Now this is something I swore I would never do. I was always paralysed with fear even thinking about this. At one stage of my life, many years ago I even went to something similar, and tepidly looked over the edge. It was at that precise moment in my ...

Skiing Val Thorens, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France travel blog

Skiing Val Thorens

A travel blog entry by b_btravel

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Exciting news!!!!!! I have finally tested out my new skis and they are awesome but apparently you can still end up as a snow ball even when you own awesome rainbow skis. So far my fall count is at 5 but nil injuries to date so going well. We are staying ...

Ile De Rč, Ile De Rč, France travel blog

Ile De Rč

A travel blog entry by yellowbike

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Got up at 8am to get bread and croissants at the campsite bar. M got up to do his triathlon while I …….. didn't.  He biked to the beach, ran on the beach and then back to campsite pool to do lengths (at least that’s what he told ...

We're finished with Hotels, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

We're finished with Hotels

A travel blog entry by oldgumby

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Well another week has almost passed and we are getting closer and closer. It doesn't look like the work will be finished before Tuesday at the earliest but it is moving along. No use complaining I can see everyone is working and the number of yachts here ...

Lunch by the old port, Saint Martin de Re, France travel blog

Lunch by the old port

A travel blog entry by davidworldwide

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Stopped off at a restaurant (Le Belem) then we had a walk around some fortifications just outside the town before heading on to the ...

Day 5 - St Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Day 5 - St Maarten

A travel blog entry by mattd01

Land-ho! We reached our first port of call...St Maarten! Today we're heading out on a semi-submarine that goes partially under water and gives us a tour around the island's marine life. At one point a diver swims along side and feeds fish to give us a ...

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 ...

Cave of Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche, Saint-Martin d'Ardeche, France travel blog

Cave of Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche

A travel blog entry by brisbird

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Today we checked out of our hotel and ventured into the mountains to view nearby underground limestone caves/grottos. There are a number of sites peppered in the mountains across France and the guy at the hotel reception said there was a site at Ardeche ...

The ATV Quad Adventure, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

The ATV Quad Adventure

A travel blog entry by ejplott

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What we did today: Upon meeting at the pier, you are transported a short distance to the ATV staging area, whereupon arrival, you will receive a welcome and safety orientation before heading out on your adventure. Departing Oyster Bay Coralita, the ...

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