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More photos from Candj #152683
01/17/2018 05:20 PM
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First one is from behind Starz Casino.

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This is Cupecoy

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This is going to Orient

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This is Paradise View Restaurant

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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152686
01/17/2018 05:33 PM
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That last one makes me wonder if Bernadine is still in Guadalupe. I can't tell what happened to her storefront. So very sad.


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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152689
01/17/2018 06:40 PM
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Kinda puts things in perspective............... wow.........

Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152694
01/17/2018 07:51 PM
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Thanks Eric! We will be down in June!

Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152695
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Reminds me that while recovery is underway we are all in someway in mourning/grieving/coping over what happened just now only 4 months ago. I cant imagine what it must be like.

Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152712
01/18/2018 06:36 AM
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I'm pretty sure that the damage shown in the first photo (the one behind Starz Casino) has nothing to do with Hurricane Irma. That damage was caused by Hurricane Luis in 1995. The backhoe in the photo is doing demolition work -- more than 22 years after the hurricane devastated St. Maarten.

It's an example, perhaps, of how long hurricane recovery can take.

Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152713
01/18/2018 07:36 AM
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Correct. It's not the casino but the buildings up behind, which are being demolished even though they have stood through how many hurricanes?


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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152725
01/18/2018 11:32 AM
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where was Starz Casino located?

Re: More photos from Candj [Re: EWortman] #152726
01/18/2018 11:47 AM
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In Cupecoy. Used to be called Atlantis Casino.


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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: BillandElaine] #152748
01/18/2018 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by BillandElaine
Correct. It's not the casino but the buildings up behind, which are being demolished even though they have stood through how many hurricanes?


Wow! They are finally coming down.
We stayed there years ago when it was called Treasure Island.

These pictures are very sad!! frown

Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Carol_Hill] #152774
01/18/2018 08:23 PM
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Hi Carol ,. Just seeing these pictures . Made be book to go to Paya Bay in April . Let me know what you think ?


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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Jeff_C] #152777
01/18/2018 08:58 PM
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Sorry, Paya Bay?? Not sure where that is..


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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152854
01/19/2018 03:44 PM
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Another photo received, this is at Great Bay Resort.



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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: Eric_Hill] #152858
01/19/2018 04:36 PM
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The longer these structures sit open to the elements, the more damage will be done to the lower floors. I can't see how this will ever be repaired.


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Re: More photos from Candj [Re: GaKaye] #152862
01/19/2018 05:10 PM
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Originally Posted by GaKaye
The longer these structures sit open to the elements, the more damage will be done to the lower floors. I can't see how this will ever be repaired.


Same issue that I believe The Towers will have.

Can you say "mold much"? and destroying the walls, infrastructure, etc? As someone who has had respiratory issues....it ain't looking good. frown


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