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 ...

Island Hopping, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by ajgcooper

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... of the aeroplane window of reefs, beaches, boats and hundreds of islands.  Then to St Martin and finally onto Beef Island, British Virgin Islands (BVI).  Godfrey was at the airport to meet us and he gave us a mini tour of Beef Island and a ...

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 ...

Getting ready to leave Tortola one last time., Road Town, Caribbean travel blog

Getting ready to leave Tortola one last time.

A travel blog entry by luckydux

... . I assured her that the next morning the sails would be up again as we would make our way to North Sound of Virgin Gorda. Once we anchored passengers and the captain did some rope-swinging and ship-jumping off of the gangway and railings before ...

Disembarkation day. And some sightseeing for me., Road Town, British Virgin Islands travel blog

Disembarkation day. And some sightseeing for me.

A travel blog entry by luckydux

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... agent at 10:30. I found the post office and bought British postage stamps with US dollars. I'm not really sure why the BRITISH Virgin Islands run on US currency, but it makes it easy for us. I then made my way across an intimidating rotary where I was ...

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 ...

Here we go again...., Road Town, Caribbean travel blog

Here we go again....

A travel blog entry by luckydux

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... nice though so that makes it hard to say no. We made our way under sail to Marina Cay towards the eastern end of Tortola and we will anchor for the night. Hearing the appreciation for Vela and our surroundings refreshes my view of my work place and ...

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 ...

Time to say goodbye, and get the ship

Time to say goodbye, and get the ship "ship shape"

A travel blog entry by luckydux

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Saturday, May 14, 2016 Today was like playing that carnival game "whack-a-mole". Guests disembarking, provisioning, tracking down a new crew member (a Hungarian first mate replacement with whom I can speak German), meeting with our local shipping agent ...

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 ...

Back to Road Town!, Road Town, Caribbean travel blog

Back to Road Town!

A travel blog entry by luckydux

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Saturday, June 11. Today marks Vela's last arrival in Tortola as she will be heading south to Saint Lucia. She will not be leaving that area through 2017, according to the schedule. That is a good thing since down there Vela has long stretches to show ...

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 ...

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