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The BIG day, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

The BIG day

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... previous trip. Around 15:00 the people arrived at our suite. First the hair dresser and the make up girls. They are both from Virgin Gorda and came in with a ferry. The hair dresser started to work on Linda's curls which turned out great. A little ...

Stranded at Peter Island, cooper island, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Stranded at Peter Island

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... clean design from either Bavaria or Jennau, This classic ketch, with two masts, looks like it escaped from a movie. Today we explore some islands, the plan is to go to a bay at Peter Island and to spend the night at Cooper Island. After our breakfast, ...

Storm!, Peter Island, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Storm!

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... the best sailing locations in the world, the trade winds provide a steady sailing wind from the Easterly directions, and the reefs and islands around the channel protect it from big Atlantic swells. But not today, the wind was from the South, which was ...

A day at the Baths, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

A day at the Baths

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... we actually got a tour of the Island before our rental started. The driver stopped at several view points showing us the different islands around us, great service. Arrived at the rental place we got our car for the day, a green Daihatsu Terios. This ...

Nothing is GOOD!, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Nothing is GOOD!

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Today is the day of our anniversary, two years and eight months I just calculated. Its also the day before our wedding. We have an appointment with the pastor around four o'clock. Linda has a facial around half past two. We are a bit sunburned from ...

Sailing, Snorkeling, A day in Paradise., Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Sailing, Snorkeling, A day in Paradise.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... the villa. No such luck, the rain caught up with us and was lovely and refreshing. It does rain once in a while here on the Islands, but only for 5 minutes. Its actually very nice and cools the place down a bit. At the villa we had our shower and relaxed ...

Dreadlock Holiday, Island Hopping, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Dreadlock Holiday

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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On our way to Paradise., Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

On our way to Paradise.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... . I don't know what she did wrong according to the media, but I think she is a nice person. As the BVI are a British colony, with a similarity to Bermuda, I expected the same hassle and hustle with customs and immigration. Luckily, on the BVI the ...

Anegada Reef, South Sound, Caribbean travel blog

Anegada Reef

A travel blog entry by ramblingsailors

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We were up and on the fuel dock first thing so we could get a good start up to Anegada nice and early. The fuel dock opens at 8am but if your not there everyone else has the same idea and you have wait for ages. Tracey gave me a quick haircut on the ...

Saba Rock, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands travel blog

Saba Rock

A travel blog entry by ramblingsailors

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After breakfast we moved further down the bay and dropped anchor just off Saba Rock behind the mooring buoys, Tracey cleaned the bilges for a hour before we went ashore to see what the resort had to offer. Now Saba Rock Resort is one in a million, it has ...

Days 74-80: Strolla gets a visitor, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Days 74-80: Strolla gets a visitor

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... His bonfire skills did not fail us and had it raging in minutes. The following morning we left the US Virgin Islands for the British Virgin Islands. The first stop was Norman Island. There's not much to see on Norman Island other than the infamous Willie ...

Days 81-82: Rocks rocks and more rocks!, Spanish Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Days 81-82: Rocks rocks and more rocks!

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... connected. We gave it a nice test sail from Tortola to Virgin Gorda and the boat handled as if it was new. Problem solved. Virgin Gorda is most famous for "The Baths." One end of the island is scattered with a huge assortment of house-size boulders. ...

The adventure begins., Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

The adventure begins.

A travel blog entry by equinox

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... Miami boatshow and after the show and some outfitting sailed her to her new home at the Nanny Cay Marina on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. We are now at home in Annapolis preparing for a year-long cruise of the Caribbean. D-day is Oct. 15th when ...

Tortola, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Tortola

A travel blog entry by kathrynleee

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... showering and dressing, we took a tour of the ships galley and went outside and watched the ship pull into Tortola, British Virgin Islands.  We were excited about our excursion to Virgin Gorda and The Baths...but it was cancelled at the last minute ...

Anegada is Awesome, (just for Scott), Anegada, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Anegada is Awesome, (just for Scott)

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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 Monday 8th February 2016   We leave the mooring around the Bitter End yacht club and Virgin Gorda by 8.30a.m. and sail past Saba Rock. We sail out past Necker Island and even though Peter is sure Sir Richard was waving us to join him, we ...

Fat Virgin Not So Pregnant, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Fat Virgin Not So Pregnant

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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... our journey back to the ship's tender, we stopped three times at scenic overlooks.  Beautiful vistas and views of neighboring islands were around every corner.  The roads were in great shape but very steep with sharp corners. We returned back ...

Now I know I've been to the Bitter End, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Now I know I've been to the Bitter End

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Life just seems to get better and better in paradise. We were invited to go sailing in the BVI's (British Virgin Islands) with friends we've previously sailed with down the Intracoastal waterway in Florida. So another great window of opportunity just ...

Norman Island to Jost Van Dyke, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Norman Island to Jost Van Dyke

A travel blog entry by ramblingsailors

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We woke up to a few squalls first thing in the morning and it looked like it wasn't going to be the best of days for the weather, but it soon cleared out. While Tracey did a mad hour cleaning after breakfast, I shaved off my pirate beard and had a swim ...

Saint Tomas, Saint Tomas, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Saint Tomas

A travel blog entry by skylab

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A boat trip beckons!, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

A boat trip beckons!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

... many Central Americans we've sauntered through. It's a 30 hop on Coconut Airways to Beef Island the International airport of the British Virgin Islands. The cabs on the islands are run like a bit of a cartel, prices are fixed per person plus luggage. ...

Fort Recovery Trip, This year 2007, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Fort Recovery Trip, This year 2007

A travel blog entry by bvisailor

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... time to the BVI. We started off taking chartering a sailboat for a 3 day sail around the BVI, stopping at gorgeous islands such as Virgin Gorda. The baths there are a natural phenomenon!! There are enormous boulders there. I believe I  had read ...

The Spyglass adventure begins!, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

The Spyglass adventure begins!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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  Saturday 6th February 2016   A quick farewell to Roadtown, which we've not had much time to see and with the mega influx of American Cruise ship tourists we could manage without, we head by cab to Hodges creek and our sailing trip. The taxi ...

Marina Cay, British Virgin Islands, Tortola, BVI, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Marina Cay, British Virgin Islands

A travel blog entry by equinox

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Greetings from Marina Cay in the BVI! When last we wrote we were on our way out to Palominos an island off Fajardo that the El Conquistador resort uses as a beach, water sport and party venue. We picked up a mooring for the night and enjoyed being in ...

A day spent at The Baths in Virgin Gorda!, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

A day spent at The Baths in Virgin Gorda!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 4  -  all day The Serenade of the Seas sailed towards Tortola, the largest island of the British Virgin Islands at a very slow pace before coming to a complete halt at 8:00am at a gigantic pier.    Perfect timing; not a ...

Virgin Gorda and squalls, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands travel blog

Virgin Gorda and squalls

A travel blog entry by ramblingsailors

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... it hit us, 30 plus knots of wind and rain that you couldn't see a foot in front of your face, we were in between two islands but couldn't see where the hell we were going so at one point I did a 180 degree turn for a few minutes until it cleared slightly ...

Anegada to Cane Garden Bay, Anegada, British Virgin Islands travel blog

Anegada to Cane Garden Bay

A travel blog entry by ramblingsailors

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... arrive and with it bringing lots of rain, there were also another two ahead of us which we also missed that lingered over Virgin Gorda and the Islands to the West. We managed to sail most of the way only making 4 - 4.5 knots with the winds being somewhat ...

Life is SO good!, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Life is SO good!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... you are and footwear is either flip flops or bare feet. This life suits me very well. We are sailing off today firstly to Virgin Gorda and to visit the Baths. These are an unusual formation of gigantic granite rocks and one of the most visited anchorages ...

Heicopter evacuation of injured/sick passenger, Atlantic Ocean, Antigua and Barbuda travel blog

Heicopter evacuation of injured/sick passenger

A travel blog entry by jaimib

We did not know the details but we saw the helicopter come and take the passenger to puerto rico. We had gone much further up the coast and around 3-4 o'clock the ship turned around and headed back towards puerto rico where the coast guard met our ship ...

Welcome to the Fat Virgin, Spanish Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Welcome to the Fat Virgin

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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Spanish Town, located on the island of Virgin Gorda (translation from Spanish:  Fat Virgin) in the British Virgin Islands, is a nothing little town.  Other than the harbor area and a few small shops, there is absolutely nothing to see ...

More Cruisin', Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

More Cruisin'

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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... St. Johns with her until Friday.  Had a dollar beer at Woody's "famous" happy hour in St. Cruz.    Cleared British customs at Jost Van Dyke yesterday and got a drink [Why is the rum always gone?] at Foxy's.  No development here - ...

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