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 Post subject: Aruba directory of sorts
PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:13 pm 
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I'm having a senior moment and need some help/direction. Wasn't this the site where an individual, whom I believe lives on the island, had "published" (with occasional updates), a kind of all encompassing directory of what he felt was the best of the island's restaurants, sites, activities, etc.? It was a wonderful summary of so many topics and "opinions" that the author was kind enough to share and something that I thought could be found as an ongoing listing on this bulletin board. I was under the impression that this gentleman's thoughtful comments were well received by many people like myself who took advantage of this as a reference or guide on their visits to Aruba. I have friends visiting the island for the first time and thought this would have been a good source to introduce them to what was available to them.

Can anyone point me in the right direction on where this could be found? Thanks in advance for the help.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:30 pm 
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I guess that could either be Daniel Putkowski, who used to post here under the name of San Nic. You can find his directions and tips at the Bent Page (bentpage.net). Or you refer to Charles Smith, aka Arubakid, who has a great booklet (arubakid.com). Both are excellent starts of exploring the island.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:11 pm 
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I think you are referring to Aruba Kid. His website http://www.arubakid.com/


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:12 pm 
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Thank you both for the quick reply. I think you hit the nail on the head with the information you gave me.

Thanks again,
Jim


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:55 pm 
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Yeah, what happened to those guys especially Dan.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:49 am 
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Dan's turn by turn directions were great. Also enjoyed the commentary. Great vids. It was really these vids that got me venturing away from the tourista comfort zone.


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He did great video reviews of new restaurants and out of the way places. Wonder what happened to him?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:45 am 
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As far as I understand, he had enough of Aruba and moved on.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:14 am 
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When I was at Charlies a few years back they told me they had not seen him for awhile as he was trying to get a movie made in Hollywood on one of his books. I was hoping he was successful as I would have enjoyed watching a movie based on Aruba


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Great guy, really enjoyed his posts. Would like to see him on here again.

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Great guy, really enjoyed his posts. Would like to see him on here again.

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Dan posts periodically on FB but nothing since may. It looks like he never replies to anyone asking about the island. I've had the pleasure of meeting him and his wife several times, great people. Its a shame because he really did give share alot of great info. I wish them well.

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