Tag Archives: Virgin Islands

Lazy days

We have stayed here in Salt Pond bay.  Yesterday, we hiked back up to Ram’s Head – the point at the southeastern tip of St. John and played on the beach.  In the evening, we attended a ranger program on … Continue reading

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Hiking and making Conch fritters

We’ve been hiking and diving for conch.  Yesterday we found a lot of large, full-size conch.  We kept the three largest and sent the others back to grow even more.  Several of those were over the legal size limit too. … Continue reading

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Golden Age Ranch

This afternoon, the kids took horseback riding lessons at Golden Age Ranch near Lindquist Beach on St Thomas.  Their instructor was wonderful, and not only did they have a fantastic time, but they (and I) learned a lot as well. … Continue reading

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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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Happy winter

Hope you all have the chance to build a snow man.  We put a twist on the theme.

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Back on St. Thomas

On Thursday, we moved from Ensenada Honda back to Bahia de Almodovar to get ready for the upwind jump back to St. Thomas.  For one and seemingly rare time, the forecast for Friday held and we had only about 12 … Continue reading

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In and around town on Culebra

We still think that Culebra is great.  The main town is small and pretty low key even right before New Years.  There are a couple of small grocery stores that suit the holes in our pantry.  We have plenty of … Continue reading

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