I was wondering why our tequila alarm went off.
Our neighbour is saying that nothing dramatic is happening... just some much needed rain.
Getting ready to head to the airport. Leaving Phoenix at 8:30 to Miami then in to Aruba at 9:00 tonight. AA has a travel advisory but no cancellations. I will start my trip report when I can figure out how to start one. Until then....
Looks like all is good. Looked at a lot of photos and videos from friends. A lot of rain, some streets a little flooded but you can still drive through, waves are still pretty big, a lot of seaweed on the beaches, only beach erosion and palapas "down" that I saw were at Aruba Beach Club, Casa del Mar, Divi, and Tam.
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts." - - Marcus Aurelius
Barcelona, Mallorca, Andorra: Nov. 2016
Seattle: Dec. 2016
Playa del Carmen, MX: March 2017
34th trip to Aruba: May 2017
Munich, Salzburg, Prague: June/July 2017
I saw some pics of flooding in some areas of Curacao, my friend who lives on Aruba seems to be calm about the whole thing. She's really glad for the rain though. As stated before we...the visitors...seem to be more worried/concerned for Aruba than the locals who are taking the whole thing in stride. Having experienced several Tropical Storm watches and warnings, heavy wind, rain and flooding, it's understandable why I feel so much concern for the ABC islands; especially Aruba. I've seen a few videos of days of heavy rainfall on Aruba where some locals attached their water skies to the back of their vehicles and went skiing along on the flood waters.