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The last few weeks #152314
01/14/2018 10:50 AM
01/14/2018 10:50 AM
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St Maarten
BillandElaine Offline OP
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Laylas

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Marigot Market

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Saba

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Eclipse

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Elaine
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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152317
01/14/2018 10:56 AM
01/14/2018 10:56 AM
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Elaine,

They’re all beautiful but your Saba photo is incredible. Ty for placing it here.


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pat



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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152318
01/14/2018 10:58 AM
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Thanks. Marigot looks like the Marigot of old as far as the market goes.


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152321
01/14/2018 11:03 AM
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BillandElaine Offline OP
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Actually, there's not much left of the market. All the veggie stalls are gone. This is the one truck we've seen there selling produce, spices etc. Now that the ships are coming back there are a few paces on the circle open, but have not seen more than a dozen. The fish market and butcher are open! Scored a 3 kilo leg of goat yesterday!!!!!


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152329
01/14/2018 12:51 PM
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Agree with Pat, that photo of Saba is something!!! handshake Was Layla's open before the hurricane? I thought it was closed when we were there in June 2017.


Carol Hill
Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152333
01/14/2018 01:05 PM
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The Marigot market shot reminds me of our earliest visits - you never knew who or what you might see there. The stalls were a nice post Speed addition but one more nail in the coffin of the Island of days of yore!


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152341
01/14/2018 01:49 PM
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LOVE the pic of Saba! That is frame worthy. wink


"It is good to do nothing all day, and then to rest" wink

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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BeachKitten] #152344
01/14/2018 02:11 PM
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I agree absolutely and at the same time, the photo of Laylas is heartbreaking.😢😢


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: Carol_Hill] #152351
01/14/2018 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Carol_Hill
Agree with Pat, that photo of Saba is something!!! handshake Was Layla's open before the hurricane? I thought it was closed when we were there in June 2017.


Layla's was open in July...we had lunch there on the way to airport to pick up friends coming in.

Re: The last few weeks [Re: Carol_Hill] #152355
01/14/2018 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Carol_Hill
Agree with Pat, that photo of Saba is something!!! handshake Was Layla's open before the hurricane? I thought it was closed when we were there in June 2017.


Layla's always closes for the month of June for vacation.


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152362
01/14/2018 04:43 PM
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You need to get that photo of Saba copyrighted or something. grin


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152363
01/14/2018 05:13 PM
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Oh, ok, thanks.


Carol Hill
Re: The last few weeks [Re: jazzgal] #152373
01/14/2018 06:37 PM
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I agree with Linda. That photo should be theirs and theirs alone! Unless they opt to share it, that is.....


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pat



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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152418
01/15/2018 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by BillandElaine
Actually, there's not much left of the market. All the veggie stalls are gone. This is the one truck we've seen there selling produce, spices etc. Now that the ships are coming back there are a few paces on the circle open, but have not seen more than a dozen. The fish market and butcher are open! Scored a 3 kilo leg of goat yesterday!!!!!


What time should we be there for curry?

Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152421
01/15/2018 08:06 AM
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6 pm tomorrow. Marinating just now


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152456
01/15/2018 12:55 PM
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smile You took those pictures with your phone? Amazing!!
And I just switched from an android to an Iphone..... frown

Re: The last few weeks [Re: The_Lurker] #152475
01/15/2018 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by The_Lurker
smile You took those pictures with your phone? Amazing!!
And I just switched from an android to an Iphone..... frown


Not the bottom two!


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152679
01/17/2018 04:53 PM
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How are you cooking that leg of Goat?

Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152681
01/17/2018 05:31 PM
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A GIANT curry!


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Re: The last few weeks [Re: BillandElaine] #152704
01/17/2018 10:56 PM
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My favorite dish while in St. Martin. I pay one of the housekeepers at LaVista Beach, an excellent cook,to make me a big pot of "curry goat" every year.


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