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Dirty laundry #228228
01/26/07 11:28 AM
01/26/07 11:28 AM
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ex,why z? Offline OP
ex,why z?  Offline OP
We might want to consider doing our dirty laundry in a different venue. It can have a negative impact on an otherwise positive experience, as seen below.

San Pedro Daily

Having just returned from San Pedro, I would like to comment on our experience there. Before we arrived, we had concerns over the road situation. Yes, there is a problem with pot holes but that shouldn't keep anyone from coming. In fact, the ride from the airport to our hotel was an experience to remember - joyfully. And the people were so friendly that twice while walking we were offered a ride past the wettest portions of the road. We saw no crime, no spitting (as someone commented), no agressive venders and amazingly no auto/cart/bicycle accidents. What a friendly place where passing strangers, old and young alike, say hello or good morning to you. We enjoyed the water and sealife, the restaurants and bars, the warm weather even when it rains, and the friends we made there. Overall, we had an excellent experience and plan to return soon.
Ashley and Jeri
Sacramento, California

Re: Dirty laundry [Re: ex,why z?] #228229
01/26/07 11:31 AM
01/26/07 11:31 AM
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travelqueen Offline
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What does this article have to do with airing "dirty laundry"?

Re: Dirty laundry [Re: ex,why z?] #228231
01/26/07 11:33 AM
01/26/07 11:33 AM
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 4,672
Northern California
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Hi Ashley: I think you are the Ashley from my Spanish class. Seems like you had a great time - let's hear more about it!

Re: Dirty laundry [Re: LaurieMar] #228232
01/26/07 11:34 AM
01/26/07 11:34 AM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 6,973
San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
Amanda Syme Offline

Amanda Syme  Offline
I like this type of dirty laundry. It is refreshing to have some positive comments.

Does this letter remind anybody of the reasons why they come to the island???

Re: Dirty laundry [Re: Amanda Syme] #228234
01/26/07 11:42 AM
01/26/07 11:42 AM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 121
ex,why z? Offline OP
ex,why z?  Offline OP
You miss my point.Ashley and Jeri, read all the negatives from this forum and came anyway. After arriving they saw none of the negatives discussed. Their ONLY negative impression of San Pedro was from this forum.

Re: Dirty laundry [Re: ex,why z?] #228239
01/26/07 12:23 PM
01/26/07 12:23 PM
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 3,484
San Pedro
Sir Isaac Newton Offline
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I really enjoyed Playa del Carmen, for a weekend. I'm sure if I lived there it would be different. The charm of a new experience can wear thin. Great to hear a positive experience as with most of our visitors. On the other hand, we live here and while a week of potholes is no major issue for a visitor, it is a serious concern for those who live and work here.


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Re: Dirty laundry [Re: Sir Isaac Newton] #228256
01/26/07 02:14 PM
01/26/07 02:14 PM
Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 3,677
Maple Grove, MN USA
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Some folks look at mud puddles like old people do. Others, the kind of people you will probably find enjoying SP look at mud puddles like kids do. smile

Been there, done that, the washing machine ate the T-shirt
Re: Dirty laundry [Re: Bobber] #228257
01/26/07 02:28 PM
01/26/07 02:28 PM

SIN, I believe that's exactly the point I made when all this road discussion began. I'm all for improving the roads, for the health and safety of the residents. But I still have a very hard time believing the failure to do so will keep tourists from coming. Seems the letter posted at the beginning of this post bears that out. As always, just my opinion.

Re: Dirty laundry [Re: ] #228264
01/26/07 03:03 PM
01/26/07 03:03 PM
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 2,364
hey coooooocoooooooeeeeeee,
i got some dirty laundry for ya!!!!!!!
do you have any change for the washer & dryer?

as with the condition of the road north, potholes will not stop the tourism bucks$$$$$$$
not to worry

Re: Dirty laundry [Re: GAY AND DAVID] #228265
01/26/07 03:09 PM
01/26/07 03:09 PM

Gay!!! I soooo miss you! frown I don't do laundry - but I'll clean the kitchen!! laugh I'm thinking if you aren't going to come see me, I'm gonna have to inflict myself on you two pretty soon. Time for a phone call this weekend?

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