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Jul 27, 2013 - Good bye Sint Maarten ....for now.
All set to sail out of hear and head south. So weather window window...looking for wind from the north east. Not happening today, so just gonna pull up anchor and head to the French side...something different. And the best thing is we will have wifi so even though the vacation has begun officially, still can't let my folks hangin. Ciao for now.Jump to full entry
Dec 4, 2012 - Phillipsburg, St. Maartin
St. Martin is a small 34 square mile island that has a schizophrenic approach to life. Half of it belonged to France and speaks French and Phillipsburg where we docked is in the Dutch part. However, its proximity to its kindly neighbor to the north means that everyone speaks English and the dollar is accepted everywhere. We also heard the locals speaking Spanish. Communication is of the essence on St. Martin/St. Maarten. We’ve been here on cruises a number of times and have fond memories of the place. The shopping is great and we especially...Jump to full entry