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Cat Island

We spent the full day Monday on Cat Island. First, we hiked up the hill to the Hermitage, a wonderful, 3/4 scale monastery built by Father Jerome in the first half of the 1900s.  It sits atop Mt. Alvernia, the … Continue reading

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Tour of Crooked Island

On Saturday, we took a wonderful all day tour of Crooked island with De’Angelo Knowles (242-478-0992) and his friend Jack.  Most of the stops along the way were stops to meet various locals such as his high school teacher who … Continue reading

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Whistling Cay and Cinnamon Bay

We’ve been exploring. First, we landed on Whistling Cay.  We toured the former guardhouse.  It was purportedly built or at least used during the period when Tortola had emancipation late 1830s/1840 and the Danish islands did not (until 1848).   Given … Continue reading

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St. John History

Today, we hiked over to the Annaberg plantation and sugar mill ruins.  The hike itself was beautiful with a salt pond and a wide variety of trees.  These mangroves were really a sight. We think that we yet again successfully … Continue reading

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