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Hassel Island

We  went to Hassel Island and saw the marine railroad.  We also saw Shipley’s Battery and some officers’ quarters.  We saw some really old glass.  It was a shiny blue. Last Sunday we went hiking on Hassel Island before we … 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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