Bermuda-a few of my favorite things

Aug 6th, 2006, 07:16 PM
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Well in that case I think I'd rather miss it.
Thanks cmcfong for clearing that up for me.
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Aug 7th, 2006, 04:09 PM
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My husband and I are making last minute plans to enjoy a week in Bermuda at the end of August. Does anyone have an opinion of Devonshire for a home base? Thoughts on 9 Beaches? Thanks!
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Aug 7th, 2006, 05:57 PM
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The reviews of 9 Beaches are pretty mixed. I toured theproperty while it was still Daniels Head so I cannot give much advice about it. The rooms (tents) over the water struck me as very cool and interesting. However only a few of the rooms are airconditioned. In August that would be a problem for me. The food is supposed to be good, but management is very uneven.
Devonshire is fine. You would need a moped, cab or bus to get around. What property in Devonshire are you considering?
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Aug 8th, 2006, 06:03 AM
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My favorite thing. after 10 trips and eleventh coming up... sitting, drinking and eating at the Swizzle Inn on the patio and listening to the "Bermuda Symphony (ambulances)having a pitcher of rum punch...and then swaggering out to the bus stop...Then second is wandering the undicovered side streets of St. George with the hidden gardens and third..taking the ferry to the Dockyard...
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Aug 8th, 2006, 08:36 AM
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We were looking at the Horizon Cottage, but it appears to be booked. We would love to find a place that is on a great beach with a pool, but we don't know much about the different beaches! Given our late booking we may need to up the budget and consider a resort.
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Aug 8th, 2006, 12:45 PM
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The nice thing about Bermuda beaches is the best ones are public! I love Horseshoe Bay, Long Bay/Warwick, and Jobson's Cove.
For an idea of hotel rates check www.bermudatourism.com which lists them. Great beach and nice pool will cover a lot of Bermuda hotels, so surely you can find something to suit. Happy travels. Bermuda is another world.
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Aug 12th, 2006, 07:44 AM
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topping fro SusanMargaret. Have a great trip. Bermuda is another world.
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Aug 13th, 2006, 07:57 AM
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http://tinyurl.com/ot572
Bermuda in January photographs.
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Aug 16th, 2006, 11:41 AM
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topping again for Susan Margaret.
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Aug 16th, 2006, 12:09 PM
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cmcfong, I just saw thelink to your pictures.

Oh my! Bermuda really does look like another world. It's beautiful...I can't wait to get there...whenever that is !
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Aug 16th, 2006, 05:54 PM
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I hope Marion saw them as well. Bermuda is gorgeous and the people are so wonderful. It is another world. I can hardly wait for my December visit.
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Aug 16th, 2006, 06:06 PM
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YES !! I did see your photos and loved each and every one

I'm not typing in green ink....but do want to give you all credit for being a woman who seems to do it all in GREAT style

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Aug 17th, 2006, 03:21 AM
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The photos are wonderful---and it even
gets better. Wait to you see the views from South Rd, the stunning beaches, the
charm of Tuckers Town---this is just a
sample!
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Aug 17th, 2006, 04:24 AM
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Penny is right...it just gets better!
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Aug 17th, 2006, 05:25 AM
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we crave more Bermuda pics
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Aug 17th, 2006, 10:30 AM
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I will put up some when I return in December. The sad fact is that after thirty years of visiting Bermuda, at least annually, I keep taking the same darned pictures over and over,because I just can't believe how beautiful it is!
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Aug 17th, 2006, 11:38 AM
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Watercolours looks lovely...at least from the outside

Is it normally rainy and windy when you get there in December cmcfong?
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Aug 17th, 2006, 01:14 PM
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I am trying to book Watercolours but the owner's mother may be coming for a stay so I am waitlisted. I think it would be cool to stay there during the boat parade.
I have never experienced either rain or chill during my December visits...I hope I didn't just curse myself for this trip! The one month I did run into really blah weather was MArch. I am sure it could happen,just lucky so far.....
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Aug 18th, 2006, 05:49 AM
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Some of my favorites:

Pink sand beaches
The little frogs peeping at night
The ferry ride
The friendly people
Moongates

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hello,
cmcfong, you sound like a regular visitor to Bermuda. Do you know the cost of renting a moped?
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