Travel Blogs from Tortola, Virgin Islands British

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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, ...

Dreadlock Holiday, Island Hopping, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Dreadlock Holiday

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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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 ...

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 ...

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

The adventure begins.

A travel blog entry by equinox

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... at the 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. ...

Tortola, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Tortola

A travel blog entry by kathrynleee

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... after 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 ...

Goodbye Spyglass and the Expedia Problem!, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Goodbye Spyglass and the Expedia Problem!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... main boat mooring for charters by 11.30am Peter took the helm of our lovely Catamaran Spyglass for the last sail of our British Virgin Islands adventure. After we moor up there are big hugs all round as everyone says a final farewell to our Skipper and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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... we did! The winds were 19-24 and the seas we about 6-7 feet as we tacked close-hauled up the north coast of Tortola. What a ride! We arrived at Marina Cay around 4:30 and were delighted to see that despite full moorings, a perfect anchoring spot for a ...

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

A boat trip beckons!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... 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. ...

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 - ...

leaving bvi, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

leaving bvi

A travel blog entry by rascal

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Caribbean 1500, Roadtown, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Caribbean 1500

A travel blog entry by questmiller

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... him after the passage and joined us aboard Quest for another week of island hopping in the British Virgin Islands. George and June have spent time on Tortola and Jost Van Dyke and introduced us to several locals. We enjoyed a totally unique experience on ...

Rude town, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Rude town

A travel blog entry by rascal

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Smallest NP ever, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Smallest NP ever

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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Another bout of lolloping – while Kim was hard at work cos I am such a slacker was followed by a trip to the boat club (I think) for a very generous ploughman's lunch. Meeting up with Scott we then travelled around to the Island to the Mt Healthy ...

More Virgins, Tortola, British Virgin Islands travel blog

More Virgins

A travel blog entry by wendy60

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... onto Jost Van Dyke, another great sail. JOST VAN DYKE This, in my view, is the prettiest and most endearing of all the islands we've visited. It has its own laid back charm with very little development amongst the small villages and isolated houses. 200 ...

Little Britain, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Little Britain

A travel blog entry by dazzla

Even though Tortola is British I again had to go through the immigration rigmarole, and for some reason I can not go and move there and work like the Americans can in the USVI. Sailing and scuba diving are the major attractions to these islands, and it's ...

Off to the British Virgin Islands, Totola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Off to the British Virgin Islands

A travel blog entry by grahamnalex

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... 's humped fin. It is dangerous to get to close as you can crash into them. 12 hours later we arrived in Marina Cay Village, Tortola, the journey had involved a lot of sleeping as the wind had decided to have a day off. As we had arrived in the Tortola ...

Pajama party, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Pajama party

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... pictures of the passengers made me feel exhausted. After all of it I had only 2h off and I had to get back to work, therefore I decided to take a nap. I skipped sightseeing in Tortola this time - either this or that. But the party was simply ...

Day 100 in the Big Bro House, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Day 100 in the Big Bro House

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... slept like a log and did not move when Kim went off to work to see Scott and the boat off safely on their travels around the islands.  I did eventually surface in time for me and Kim to drive over the West and North of the Island (I have to add these ...

Tortola - The

Tortola - The "Baths" Virgin Gorda

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Dear Blog, Welcome to Tortola, British Virgin Islands, home for sun worshippers and yachtmen alike.  The constant winds along the Sir Francis Drake Channel make it ideal for sailing conditions while the secluded beaches, incredible vistas make ...

A cream slice and 2/3rds of a cup of tea please, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

A cream slice and 2/3rds of a cup of tea please

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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After lolloping in bed right until ten o'clock with the only plan being to walk down the beach at some point I was startled into action by Scott who has come to kick me out and into action. We headed into Road Town and the rumbling in my stomach was ...

Tortola, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Tortola

A travel blog entry by jimnunn

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... Tortola.  Here are some fascinating facts.  Tortola means "Turtle Dove" in Spanish.  The island is British and part of the Virgin Islands, a collection of about 50 islands, the total land area of which is less that half the size of the Isle ...

Soper's Hole, West End, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Soper's Hole

A travel blog entry by inspiration38

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Quick stop....just to ...

R&R in the BVI, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

R&R in the BVI

A travel blog entry by eskimo

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... a quick pub lunch of beef(!) shepherd’s pie. It was a 35min ride on a high-speed catamaran to Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda, passing many of the local islands we had flown over on our arrival. Rain showers were on the horizon as a taxi drove us to The ...

Don’t be a stick-in-the-mud, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Don’t be a stick-in-the-mud

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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Woke up about 20 times in the night as I was conscious that I had an early start ahead of me. As it happens it was not as early as I had thought – as I was stupidly working to the boarding time and not the departure time so I found myself in a near ...

the best pastry ever, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

the best pastry ever

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... na cudowna cukiernie - dawno nie pilam tak dobrej kawy mrozonej i nie jadlam tak pysznego ciacha jak wtedy! Tortola jest przepiekna - krajobrazy zapieraja dech w piersiach, uliczki sa waskie, z kolorowymi domkami. Ostatnio taki rozstrzal kolorow ...

Shipmates, Nanny Cay, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Shipmates

A travel blog entry by phil.aldridge

Now that I've gotten to know the crew a little better I thought I'd make a short report before we set sail. The captain is friendly and has a good sense of humour. He is also impatient and does not handle the language barriers on board very well. This ...

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