re: Punta Cana, DR, anyone been? - Ben Dare on 4/19/15 at 10:32 pm
skip PC. Fly into La Romana (on S/SE coast) and stay at Bayahibe. Reasonable all inclusive's (Iberostar and others), warmer, clearer water this time of year than PC. More EU than USA but less crowds overall. Unless you know the area or are with someone who does, stick to the hotel compounds and beac...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: La Nat Guard soldiers among those killed in helicopter crash. *PRAYERS* - Ben Dare on 3/11/15 at 10:25 pm
imagine being awarded the silver star, finding out you're about to be a father, and meeting death all in the same week... Dedicated warriors S/F...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Ferguson: FBI arrests two Black Panthers trying to buy explosives for pipe bombs - Ben Dare on 11/21/14 at 10:09 pm
No different than winning minds in foreign lands... Most indigenous folks want peace. It's the lunatic fringe influx that causes concern and drama....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: On this day, 31 years ago: Marines Barracks Bombing in Beirut.. - Ben Dare on 10/23/14 at 8:56 pm
The U. S. Marine is a professional who stands ready to fight anytime, anywhere, any enemy that the President and Congress may designate and to do so coolly, capably, and in the spirit of professional detachment. He is not trained to hate, nor is he whipped up emotionally for battle or for any other ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Rafting the Colorado River - Ben Dare on 10/2/14 at 9:40 am
The permits were 15-20 dollars with a $200 deposit. Not sure what the weighted lottery cost is but suspect its not much more. Actual total trip costs were in the $5-10K range depending upon menu and upgrades to gear, including travel to AZ. Our party was usually around 8-12 people so not too bad....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Rafting the Colorado River - Ben Dare on 10/2/14 at 8:47 am
I've done Lee's Ferry to Diamond Creek several times on a self-guided trip. We averaged 16 days depending upon flow rate. Its truly a one of a kind experience from the Glen Canyon Dam ~215 miles though the heart of the Grand Canyon. Unparalleled beauty with some Class V waters thrown in. Before...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: First thought when seeing a woman covered with tattoos - Ben Dare on 10/1/14 at 9:46 pm
IRL 7 or above = Not taking her home to meet mom but she's adventurous in bed and likely swallows. I will go talk to her. Otherwise, pretty trashy...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Anyone know what this part of a shrimp boat is? - Ben Dare on 9/30/14 at 1:16 pm
samson post ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Highest Seas You Have Been In On a Private Boat - Ben Dare on 10/4/13 at 10:11 pm
Bringing the boat back from Cape Verde to French Guiana last year I took a wave that knocked out the starboard fly bridge window which is ~18' off the waterline at 10kts. I'm not scared to say I wore a life vest for the next 3 days straight ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: So you see a homeless man taking a dump in front of a restaurant - Ben Dare on 8/22/13 at 6:52 pm
Snag a tp roll from the resturaunt bathroom and toss it to him on the way out the door. :cheers: ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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