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Anguilla Diary: August 13 to September 6, 2000

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Here is a day-by-day compendium of news items, as we gathered them - starting with the most recent.

Wednesday, September 6, 2000

Meads Bay Hideaway. Here is a web site for a project under development: Click Here.


Hurricane Preparedness. Beachshack, Mary Ann's Tropical Construction web site, has been updated with pictures of hurricane shutters and discussion: Click Here.


Tuesday, September 5, 2000

Splash Villa 360 Degree Panorama. Janine and Ian "Sugar George" Edwards have enhanced the web site for their Splash Villa with a rotating full-round picture of the pool area: Click Here


Monday, September 4, 2000

My Caribbean Page About Anguilla. Here is a summary of tips for visiting Anguilla: Click Here.


Saturday, September 2, 2000

New Anguilla-St.Thomas Flight. American Eagle announces new service, starting October 1, 2000, one daily roundtrip flight between Anguilla and St. Thomas: Click Here.


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Meads Bay in July.

This photo was taken at the west end of Meads Bay beach in July, 2000. For a tour of Meads Bay, Click Here.

For lots of information about all of Anguilla's beaches, visit Beaches.ai: Click Here.


Thursday, August 31, 2000

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Long Pond Condominium Development. Ambrose Fleming is creating an intimate, private resort project on the shore between Sandy Hill and The Valley. Email: sales@longpondcondos.com. For more information, visit his web site: Click Here


Maps of Anguilla. Caribbean-on-line has very good on-line maps of Anguilla:


Monday, August 28, 2000

Kazz Kondo's Anguilla Web Page. Kazz, who is a subscriber of news.ai, writes "I've returned from Anguilla a week ago. It is the best place for my family's vacation. I've just created a web page for our memories of Anguilla." His page has great pictures (click on them to expand) and useful information on beaches, restaurants, day trip to St. Martin, etc: Click Here.


Sunday, August 27, 2000

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The Computer Club recently held graduation for the summer 2000 boot camp. To read about the ceremony, including Senegal Carty (pictured here) - winner of a PC as the best overall student, Click Here.

To read about the club's donation to the high school of a 14-computer lab, Click Here.



Villas.ai:
Private villas for rent.

Bow Green Villa This 3-bedroom villa is located within easy walk of Rendezvous Bay beach. It now has a web page at bowgreen.com: Click Here.


Friday, August 25, 2000

3D Panorama of Seabreeze Villa. Chris Mason has put a rotating panoramic picture of this Shoal Bay villa on his Netconcepts web site (requires Java, which most people have now). To make the picture rotate left/right or up/down, click on it with the mouse and drag slowly: Click Here.



Anguilla Questions?
Email the Tourist Board at atbtour@anguillanet.com or the Hotel Association at ahta@anguillanet.com

Tourist Board Web Site. The tourist board has three news items on their site:




Translations:
In the archive

French Translation. Maria Lee has translated the August 12, 2000 news into French: Click Here.


Tuesday, August 22, 2000

Debby Has Passed. Debby is now a minimal hurricane. It seemed to pass early this morning and we have had on and off rain storms all day since.


Monday, August 21, 2000

Debby. The island is batterning down for a visit from a tropical storm tonight. Predictions for Debby are somewhat iffy at this time because the storm does not have a clear eye. The National Hurricane Center issues updates at 5am, 8am, 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm and 11pm, with every other update include full discussion and revised projections and probabilities. For more information, Click Here and follow the links.


Sunday, August 20, 2000

Wooden Floors. Mary Ann's Tropical Construction web site, Beachshack, has a new story about building wooden floors: Click Here.


Land Ownership and Title Registration. Interesting technical article by Scott Hauser on issues of Anguilla land title and transfer of title on sale or death, including holding title in a corporation: Click Here.


The Fountain Cavern. The Big Springs Committee also has a web page for the Fountain Cavern: Click Here.


New Storm Forming. Tropical Storm Debby could be a threat to Anguilla on Monday night or Tuesday: Click Here.


Be Aware Environmental Club. The summer 2000 Be Aware camp was a wonderful experience for numerous primary school students: swimming, learning, horseback riding, exploring, creating, and helping the community. To read all about it and see 16 pictures, visit their web site: Click Here.


Saturday, August 19, 2000

Bounced Email Addresses. When you subscribe to the Anguilla News, you give us your email address. But if you misspell that address or close the account later, our email to you will bounce. We have dropped the following email addresses from our subscriber list recently:
Corrin4@aol.com
kiwi.dee@aol.com
trish@trcwebworks.com
iansda@msn.com (john mahoney)
kerry@msn.com (kerry siple)
nbchev@msn.com (ANN L HAASE)
aasc80@yahoo.com
ruan_1961@yahoo.com (James Ruan)
baircart@yahoo.com
ddvt06a@prodigy.com (Jamie Gavula)
AFRTLEW@Aol.com
jschmie@uswest.com (Joan Schmiedlin)
healinghnz@earthlink.net
nmrwaite@aol.com
sergio@acncanada.net (Sergio Nini) 
gil88@usa.net
Moermanj@aol.com (John Moerman)
Ken_Chance@mis.amat.com (Ken Chance)
decavaignac@erols.com
poivre@rcn.com (Pepper Herman)
billkiefer@hotmail.com
zoif@hotmail.com
cpalmy@freewwweb.com
u7o27@keele.ac.uk (Minglord)
connor@mbnet.mb.ca (Craig Connor)


Tropical Storm Chris Fizzled Out. It has been downgraded and is no longer a threat.


Books.ai has been updated with the second edition of Don Mitchell's bibliography of every English-language non-fiction book or pamphlet about the West Indies. Take a look, it is amazing: Click Here.


Tropical Construction. Mary Ann's Beachshack web site has been updated with pictures of custom cabinet work in the main house: Click Here.


Tennis.ai Site Updated. The Anguilla Tennis Academy web site has been updated with eight new pages of pictures and information on this summer's tennis program: Click Here.


Friday, August 18, 2000

Tropical Storm Chris. A new tropical storm has formed to the east of Antigua. Although it is currently predicated to pass to the north of Anguilla, there is still a 22% chance of Chris passing within 65 nautical miles before Monday. For more details, try the Weather Underground: Click Here or the ATWC: Click Here.


Big Spring National Park to be Developed. The Island Harbour Community is invited to join the Anguilla National Trust and the Government of Anguilla to jointly develop and manage the Big Spring National Park site for the coming tourist season. But they need your involvement now. Share your ideas and energy with the Big Springs Action Committee on Thursday evening, 24 August, 5:30pm at Island Harbour Primary School. Free Hot Dogs. Free T-shirt raffle. Drinks for Sale. Big Spring web page: Click Here.


Thursday, August 17, 2000

American Eagle in Anguilla. According to an article in The Daily Herald, the Government of Anguilla has met with American Eagle to discuss improvements to the airport to ensure that the airline will continue to serve the island: Click Here.


Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Champion of Champions Boat Race. De Chan was the winner of Sunday's final race. Chris Mason has taken pictures of the Sandy Ground festivities, including crowd, boats, and trophy presentation: Click Here.


Monday, August 14, 2000


Hotels.ai:
All the resorts/hotels/inns.

Arawak Beach Inn. This 17-unit facility in Island Harbour continues to upgrade itself. The restaurant is now open, serving local and tourist favorites (including pizza and spagetti). The octagonal buildings have all been painted pastel colors and it looks quite cute now. Rates vary from $95 to $210. Web site: Click Here.


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Tasty's Cafe. Good things have been happening at Tasty's Cafe in South Hill. Chef and owner Dale Carty has quit his night job at Malliouhana's restaurant and is now serving dinner at Tasty's, as well as continuing breakfast and lunch service. And he has remodelled his building, making the dining area more open and attractive. Prices are still very reasonable and the food is great. And you can call to order take-out too.


Miss Anguilla 2000. Hyacinth Snaggs won this year's competition. And, for the first time in many years, the winner was not sponsored by National Bank of Anguilla.

 Revised: 2000/9/6




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