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Old SXM #103920
07/28/2016 06:17 PM
07/28/2016 06:17 PM
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Rbailey Offline OP
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Just came across a batch of photos of SXM from the early 80's. Some of you might find them interesting.

http://www.snapfish.com/library/share?w=...254070/SNAPFISH

Last edited by Rbailey; 07/28/2016 07:16 PM.
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Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103921
07/28/2016 06:30 PM
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It appears one has to have a snapfish account and log in to see the photos.


J.D.
Re: Old SXM [Re: ruralcarrier] #103922
07/28/2016 06:32 PM
07/28/2016 06:32 PM
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I do and I did but still couldn't see them......but you know me and computers.... <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Grin.gif" alt="" />

Aha! The third attempt was the charm. Beautiful, all of them. Thanks for the memories.......

Last edited by pat; 07/28/2016 07:59 PM.

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Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103923
07/28/2016 07:23 PM
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Thank you....great pics.....great memories

Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103924
07/28/2016 07:34 PM
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I don't have a snapfish account and I was able to view them, but not sure what many or most of them are. Are they your pictures? If so, would love a description of them.


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Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103925
07/28/2016 07:40 PM
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I was able to view them and enjoyed them very much.

Re: Old SXM [Re: annS] #103926
07/28/2016 08:08 PM
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Great pictures, thanks! I recognized Marigot & GCBC.


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Re: Old SXM [Re: pony600] #103927
07/28/2016 08:26 PM
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I think there were a few taken from Cupecoy (preconstruction of the huge buildings there) facing towards the condos (Cupecoy Beach Club maybe?) and Mullet Beach in the distant background; a few of the original Caravanserai Resort perhaps but not certain about that; and perhaps a few at the long gone Dawn Beach Resort? The photos of Marigot before the Sandra Bullock movie were nice including the ones of la Vie en Rose and what may have once been La Maison sur la Porte? And then again, I could very well be mistaken.... <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/duh.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/duh.gif" alt="" />


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Re: Old SXM [Re: pat] #103928
07/28/2016 08:42 PM
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If you click on Caption the year and location comes up.

Re: Old SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #103929
07/29/2016 04:27 AM
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Looks like the original post was edited and the pictures now come up.


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Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103930
07/29/2016 05:45 AM
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It took a while to open but was well worth the wait. Thank you for a stroll down memory lane.

Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103931
07/29/2016 09:11 AM
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Where do you see " caption"? I'm not seeing it.


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Re: Old SXM [Re: pony600] #103932
07/29/2016 09:14 AM
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I don't see any captions either..


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Re: Old SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #103933
07/29/2016 10:05 AM
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Beautiful! Remembering when Le Vie en Rose was waterfront in Marigot before the filling in.

Re: Old SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #103934
07/29/2016 11:42 AM
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I don't see any captions either..


Neither do I, but there was a small menu line displayed when I brought them up last night that i can't find now. Maybe I just don't know the workings of Snapfish.

Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103935
07/29/2016 12:00 PM
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Not to worry, Rbailey. Just getting to see them was a treat all by itself. <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/handshake.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/handshake.gif" alt="" />


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Re: Old SXM [Re: pat] #103936
07/29/2016 12:25 PM
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Tellico Village, TN
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Thank you. Great photos. Great memories!

Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103937
07/30/2016 08:02 AM
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A lot of really open Island. Some parts almost unrecognizable. Thanks for posting.


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Re: Old SXM [Re: ruralcarrier] #103938
07/30/2016 01:20 PM
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Great photos. Thank you!

Re: Old SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #103939
08/01/2016 12:45 AM
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A lot of the pictures are of the old Dawn Beach Hotel now the Westin. One shot is in the direction of OBBR which was just a small hotel. If you stayed at Dawn Beach you could also dine at the OBBR, which only had I think about 10 rooms. Went to Dawn Beach Hotel in 1985 when we were there on our honeymoon. Dawn Beach had an all inclusive meal plan and it was a good deal because there wasn't many places to eat in the area. You really didn't want to be driving in the dark coming back from Orient or Phillipsburg due to the poor roads.

Re: Old SXM [Re: pat] #103940
08/01/2016 08:02 AM
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We were at Dawn Beach About a week before the storm ,things were not great then , they were having electrical problems light kept going out , but all & all it was a great place . Who said you can't build more land , they rebuilt the water front in Marigot and added about 150 ft I must say it does look good

Re: Old SXM [Re: DICKG] #103941
08/01/2016 08:56 AM
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We were at Dawn Beach About a week before the storm ,things were not great then , they were having electrical problems light kept going out , but all & all it was a great place . Who said you can't build more land , they rebuilt the water front in Marigot and added about 150 ft I must say it does look good


Dick,

We are so lucky to have known Marigot back in those days, too, before they tore down so many of the old island buildings with their lovely lattice and grill works, and extended the village into the bay.

Re the power outages back then, I guess some things just never change! Just ask the people living there today.

One of the very fortunate things the Towers developers did during construction was to put in place their own generator for emergency situations but, OMGoodness, when OUR generator goes down, too!? It doesn't happen often, thank goodness - but when it does......Suffice it to say, those are the days I dish we had a ground floor unit..... <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Grin.gif" alt="" />


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pat



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Re: Old SXM [Re: pat] #103942
08/01/2016 05:34 PM
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pat: You have a memory like an elephant. Haven't seen Dawn Beach Resort photos like those before. Wish Cupecoy still had that much sand.

Re: Old SXM [Re: january] #103943
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Enjoyed the walk down memory lane....GCBC and the old Dawn Beach Hotel where my hangouts!!

Re: Old SXM [Re: Rbailey] #103944
08/01/2016 06:55 PM
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Thanks for sharing! That was a wonderful stroll down memory land!! The way I love to remember our precious island!

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Re: Old SXM [Re: january] #103945
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pat: You have a memory like an elephant. Haven't seen Dawn Beach Resort photos like those before. Wish Cupecoy still had that much sand.


It's amazing what we can recall when its of interest to us. Now if only I could recall what I was going to make for dinner tomorrow night.... <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/jester.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/jester.gif" alt="" />


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