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Caribbean

St. Croix, America’s Other Virgin Island

St Croix, USVI The United States Virgin Islands is comprised of three principal islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. At 84 square miles, St. Croix is the largest island in the Virgin Island group and significantly more rural than its brother, St. Thomas. The island features a rain forest in its western interior, […]

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Caribbean Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

St. Croix USVI

St. Croix is the largest island in the U.S. Virgin Islands group and is significantly more rural than St. Thomas. The island features two historic towns, a rain forest in the western interior, an arid climate in the east end and spectacular coral formations that are accessible from many beaches. The island was a possession […]

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America Caribbean General

This Old House (St. Croix)

This is somewhat travel related but it is more a commentary on the nature of things in general. A few years ago at an outdoor art fair in Ft. Lauderdale there was an artist showing watercolors of scenes in the Caribbean. One caught my eye as it was an old house that I thought I […]

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Restaurants &

Cheeseburgers in Paradise

Sometime you just want a good burger. We’ve seen fast food chains in places all around the world including Ho Chi Minh City (McDonalds and Carl’s Jr) Bergen, Norway (McDonalds and Burger King) Barcelona (McDonalds), Copenhagen (McDonalds), Thailand (Burger King and McDonalds).   While having taken advantage of fast food while traveling we prefer non-chain […]

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America Caribbean Cruising

St. Croix -The Cost of Paradise

We just left St. Croix having not been there in over fifteen years. We scheduled this trip last summer, long before hurricane Maria made a visit. Our original plan was to visit some old haunts and see who was around. Unfortunately this trip became more a series of comparisons between hurricanes Hugo and the recent […]