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The ONLY problem last year...

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The ONLY problem last year...

We're getting ready for trip #2 next week and we're so excited!!

Last year, we had an amazing trip and loved everything about the island. There was just one tiny problem, and I hope to fix it for this year: I had loaded up my kindle e-reader with lots of books, and I was so excited to relax and read on the beach for a whole week. And then my kindle broke on the first day. Thank goodness for Casa La Lanchita's library- vacation is one of the rare times that I get to read for hours at a time! As I've been getting ready for this trip, I started to worry that maybe it was the heat on the beach that broke my kindle- the replacement has been fine, but the original one was, too, until I took it out of my beach bag!

Has anyone had any e-reader issues in the heat? I have the regular "kindle keyboard"- I'd love to just pack the lightweight e-reader in my carry-on, rather than a couple of bulky books.

It's such a minor thing- but I only get to read on the beach for one week a year :) If anyone has any thoughts or experience, I'd love to hear.

Thanks so much, and we'll be sure to post a nice detailed trip report when we get back :)

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1. Re: The ONLY problem last year...

i used my kindle fire tuesday on navio to read and i connected to the internet using my phone as a hot spot, all with no problems.

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They advertise kindles showing people reading on the beach.The heat on the beach is not as bad as it being ln a hot car with the windows up, which can often fry electronics.

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Actually, i live here and did have one kindle die, I think bc of the heat. Back-up books are a good idea

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5. Re: The ONLY problem last year...

Thanks, Sheila- I think I'll stop at a bookstore this weekend, just in case.

TiltedFlip- That's EXACTLY how I felt :) That poor guy was the first person I thought of!

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