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    Aruba...South of the hurricane belt

    Many tourists who visit Aruba, chose Aruba due to it being on the outskirts of the hurricane belt.
    Were you one of those tourists?
    I bet many forum members chose Aruba for that reason! (along with many other reasons)


    http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/cari...ry?id=40407011

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    Yes, we got married in June and wanted nothing to do with any hurricane so our travel agent (funny word I know) suggested we look into Aruba.

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    Yep, us too. Our original wedding date was supposed to be September so Aruba was recommended to us by a travel agent too.
    7 trips in and still finding things to love. #8 will be great in November!

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    A4E and Tracey are the 2 folks in particular that I was thinking of

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    Absolutely. I've experienced two in other parts of the Caribbean. Enough is enough.

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    I handle things well at home and deal with most situations appropriately, but...I think I would worry beyond worry in a foreign land with a hurricane approaching and drop dead with worry and I am not one to panic about things.

    Quote Originally Posted by schexc View Post
    Absolutely. I've experienced two in other parts of the Caribbean. Enough is enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by schexc View Post
    Absolutely. I've experienced two in other parts of the Caribbean. Enough is enough.
    I was vacationin in Myrtle Beach with my grandparents when Hurricane Hugo hit there. I was young but it is something I will never forget.
    7 trips in and still finding things to love. #8 will be great in November!

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    We were aware Aruba is outside of normal hurricane paths but it wasn't really a factor as we visit in Jan/Feb.

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    I really never thought of it.. living in Florida where we had our share of them.

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    That was the predominant reason we bought in Aruba.

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