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1.Introduction/Planning 2.ORD-RTB 3.Arriving in RTB/Departing RTB 4.Arriving in UII 5.Arriving at the Island 6.Island Tour 7.Island Life




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« Last edited by as2 on February 27, 2019, 09:01:29 PM »

Author Topic: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape  (Read 1268 times)

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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2019, 12:04:34 AM »
Awesome TR!
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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2019, 12:37:03 AM »
Memories last forever, make them while you can.

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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2019, 01:00:34 PM »
boooo! where is my shoutout?!?!

on another note, great TR! loved seeing the video footage (again)
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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #19 on: February 27, 2019, 01:29:56 PM »
boooo! where is my shoutout?!?!

on another note, great TR! loved seeing the video footage (again)ALOL
Only one getting a shout out is SF, as it was all his idea. I'll give a thanks to everyone else, but there are too many others to thank by name Oh, and don't knock my blueprinting program. You may need to borrow it one day.
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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #20 on: February 27, 2019, 01:38:16 PM »
Now, we’ll take the tour of the interior

Awesome walkthrough, triggers happy memories.

If you don't mind, I'm going to link to your post from my TR.

ETA: Done.

So... Here's the part where you grab the tar and feathers and run me out of town: I don't have a single picture of the house to share. Not one.

But wait! There's hope. A guy named ‎Lucie Pineault was there shortly before me and has some decent pictures of the house, so I'll link to his Facebook pictures below when applicable. [EDIT 2/27/19: Lucie's pictures are now gone from Facebook, but DDFer @as2 just came back from the island has has an awesome walkthrough in his trip report - you can see it around halfways down this post.]
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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #21 on: February 27, 2019, 01:58:16 PM »
Awesome walkthrough, triggers happy memories.

If you don't mind, I'm going to link to your post from my TR.

ETA: Done.
Awesome! Thanks!
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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #22 on: February 27, 2019, 03:02:02 PM »
this trip is the newest addition to my bucket list

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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #23 on: February 27, 2019, 03:38:18 PM »
Amazing TR!

The only thing that would hold me back, is that the house kinda reminds me of a camp bunkhouse, not sure I would wanna spend the night there. Did it feel clean?

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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #24 on: February 27, 2019, 03:41:27 PM »
Amazing TR!

The only thing that would hold me back, is that the house kinda reminds me of a camp bunkhouse, not sure I would wanna spend the night there. Did it feel clean?
Felt clean, but definitely not fancy or luxurious. The rest of it far outweighs that IMO
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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #25 on: February 27, 2019, 03:48:21 PM »
Out of curiosity, what does one do on a private island in case of a medical emergency? Is there anyone to call?

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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #26 on: February 27, 2019, 04:30:10 PM »
Out of curiosity, what does one do on a private island in case of a medical emergency? Is there anyone to call?
The owner is a call/text/email away. Obviously the response is not going to be instantaneous, but it'll probably be better than my local ambulance This is a risk in any semi remote location really.
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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #27 on: February 27, 2019, 06:14:22 PM »
Really cool TR, thanks for sharing!!

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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #28 on: February 27, 2019, 08:13:07 PM »
Great TR.
Appreciate all the effort you put into it.

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Re: A Getaway to Paradise - as2's Private Island Escape
« Reply #29 on: February 27, 2019, 08:16:44 PM »
Really cool TR, thanks for sharing!!
Great TR.
Appreciate all the effort you put into it.
Thanks! This is the motivation I need to finish it up Should have another post up tonight.
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