Travel Blogs from Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US

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Snorkling Over A Drug Shipwreck., Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Snorkling Over A Drug Shipwreck.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... the camaraderie amongst the crew and passengers. We also had an option for St. Thomas of a day trip to the British Virgin Islands to see a dolphin interaction. The the shipwreck snorkel won out however when we learned they still allow touching of ...

Days 70-73: Off the the Virgins, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Days 70-73: Off the the Virgins

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... on Puerto Rico as we could so it was time to head to the Virgin Islands. The first stop was Culebra in the Spanish Virgin Islands. The waters around here have many deep water shoals, therefore great for fishing. The line goes out in the morning and sure ...

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by jaimib

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... about an event there - this was not true - we caught a taxi at the edge of Havensight rather than right off the ship - was $6 us per person. The beach was nice with a bar, good location for snorkelling, close by. It had a lot of people but did not seem ...

The

The "Rocked City" of the Caribbean..

A travel blog entry by ri-anne.cruz

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... .. Anyway let me share to you some of the things i learned about Charlotte Amalie.  Charlotte Amalie is the bustling capital of the US Virgin Islands and the most popular cruise port in the Caribbean, and is where the ship docked overlooking ...

A great day with Ronnie, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

A great day with Ronnie

A travel blog entry by lizabrewer

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Today we were treated to a private tour of St. Thomas by our friend and host, Ronnie Lockhart. We started out with a drive to John Brewer's Bay and then onto the secluded beaches around the north side of the island. At one of the beaches we discovered ...

Day to explore downtown, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Day to explore downtown

A travel blog entry by lizabrewer

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We got in yesterday afternoon and explored the house. We went to dinner at Cuzzins, which was good. Tim and I like local food so it was a good fit. I had fried plantains, green bananas, local stuffing (mashed sweet potato, raisins) and fungi. It was all ...

End of day 1..., Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

End of day 1...

A travel blog entry by lizabrewer

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We wrapped up our fun day in Charlotte Amalie! Although people will say you can't, we walked pretty much everywhere. Our host, Ronnie Lockhart, gave us a walking tour and we wandered all over the place. First stop, the historic St. Thomas Synagogue. ...

A rainy day in Charlotte Amalie, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

A rainy day in Charlotte Amalie

A travel blog entry by lizabrewer

Today we relaxed in Charlotte Amalie, shopped in downtown and watched the rain come across the bay from the ...

Ferry trip to Virgin Gorda, BVI, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Ferry trip to Virgin Gorda, BVI

A travel blog entry by lizabrewer

Today we took the ferry to Virgin Gorda, BVI to see the beautiful granite caves! What an amazing trip. The snorkeling was ...

Vacation week., Lindberg Bay, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Vacation week.

A travel blog entry by hejira

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Today we picked up Howie at the airport in St. Thomas, by sailboat.  While picking up Grady we noticed that you can anchor AT the airport.  The sail down was beautiful, and the motor back was very nice as well.  Moored in Caneel Bay, we ...

Back To Where It All Began, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Back To Where It All Began

A travel blog entry by bellavita

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... Gill still love us)... In the last few weeks we have had a return visitor Zac and our niece Sarah join us in the Virgin Islands. We have caught up with our pre Atlantic crossing friends from Canada and America for a Potluck dinner on Bella, ...

Our last day..., Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Our last day...

A travel blog entry by lizabrewer

Alas...our last day in St.Thomas. We enjoyed a leisurely morning with Ronnie and enjoyed 6 SHIPS AT PORT! It was a real treat to see all the big cruisers in the harbor....there were so many that one was anchored right smak in the middle! It had to ferry ...

ST THOMAS & ST JOHNS, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

ST THOMAS & ST JOHNS

A travel blog entry by kathandsheila

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 St Thomas Island, part of the US Virgin Islands. Friday February 10 Day 7 Up bright and early to have breakfast, pack some lunch and disembark to experience an independent adventure. We had decided to travel to St Johns Island to see ...

We are Sailing, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

We are Sailing

A travel blog entry by anni.porter

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... and so they’ve basically reversed the itinerary – so we’ve had two days at sea and tomorrow we arrive at Charlotte Amalie on St Thomas so I’m sitting up in bed writing this at 9pm and very shortly now I’ll be bunking down ...

The Good Ship Lollipop, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

The Good Ship Lollipop

A travel blog entry by anni.porter

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... a passport when you disembark and embark.  Anyway once we had our sea passes we then got the obligatory photo taken of us against a backdrop of the ship – a must have souvenir! Then we boarded! It’s almost impossible to describe how ...

Island Hopping, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by anni.porter

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... another boat to take us to St John island – both islands are part of the six islands which comprise the US Virgin Islands – there are also a series of islands which make up the British Virgin Islands too.  The crossing to St John was ...

Finally - swimming with a sea turtle!, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Finally - swimming with a sea turtle!

A travel blog entry by marqual

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After a full day at sea, including the ridiculous sea day buffet (breakfast foods, meats, sushi, and the hugest dessert bar I've ever seen) we arrived at St. Thomas. This would be our second time at St. Thomas - our first time being exactly one week ...

Champagne Catamaran to St. Johns, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Champagne Catamaran to St. Johns

A travel blog entry by bruinz

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... by Formal night in the evening with the parade of chefs to round out the night. Friday we made our last port of call, Charlotte Amalie in the USVI. We hopped on the Champagne Catamaran (what else?) for a half day of snorkeling and tour at St Johns and ...

I reach, mon, St Thomas, Virgin Islands, U.S. travel blog

I reach, mon

A travel blog entry by kstiehler

Though the flight from Seattle was long - 14 1/2 hours with no sleep - it was well worth it.  90 degree sunshine and rum shots welcoming you to St. ...

Sea day, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Sea day

A travel blog entry by rulian.fiske

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It is a sea day today. We had a late breakfast at 9am, then went on to do different things on the ship. Bob and I played some pingpong, after I attempted to join the Zumba exercise dance but could not follow. Then I watched the ice carving demonstration ...

We Ran Into Some Chums, and They All Had Rum, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

We Ran Into Some Chums, and They All Had Rum

A travel blog entry by the_stamms

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... ), the bartender is often the most reliable source of information.  Our friend in Hotel 1829 did not disappoint.  He gave us a fascinating history of the island told from the perspective of a born-and-raised native whose parents had moved to St. ...

St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... sampled three different types of rum.  We tried Blackbeard's Castle Aged Rum, Bones Rum (complete with a skull and crossbones), and Virgin Islands Blend with peach flavoring.  I suspect the last time I had rum at 09:00 I was probably in ...

St Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

St Thomas

A travel blog entry by rileydog99

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Our last port of call --- St Thomas --  one of the US Virgin Islands. We arrived in port today in the pouring rain. After going through US Immigration on the ship we were supposed to go on a snorkelling tour in the morning but took one look outside ...

Heading Home, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Heading Home

A travel blog entry by rileydog99

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March 21/22, 2011 Two days at sea --- packing, repacking, fitting everything in. Enjoying our last two days on the ship. ...

St Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

St Thomas

A travel blog entry by thesteve

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Had a nice walk in St Thomas today. Climbing up the 99 steps (actually 101) towards the tower was actually kind of fun. Although I did make the trip during the hottest part of the day, and with the humidity I was a bit, shall we say "drained" when I got ...

Building an

Building an "Uncruise" Travel Experience

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... to wrapping up this scouting trip on St. John tomorrow, then with two more days on St. Croix, largest of the US Virgin Islands. This Adventure is developing into a rich repository of relaxation and learning, of uncovering the history, culture, and scenery ...

Day 35, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Day 35

A travel blog entry by destined2travel

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... we know that we are in good hands.  Turns out that there is plenty of wind once we get going.  Doug starts by getting us clear of the marina before putting up the jib.  We learn what port (left), starboard (right), bow (front), and stern ...

Arabella British Virgin Islands Cruise, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Arabella British Virgin Islands Cruise

A travel blog entry by miramar1

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... the island. It was the last day of Carnival in town with parades clogging the streets. So instead of driving through Charlotte Amalie, the driver drove us up over the mountain instead and the views were nice. I had booked a night at the Wyndham Sugar ...

Painters in Paradise, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Painters in Paradise

A travel blog entry by susan8

... Thomas, or as we call it Nord Side.  Forever views across the Atlantic toward Africa, show little cays, atolls, and the British Islands, plus some indie ones...stretching all down island in what makes the Caribbean.  A stop at Mt. Top gave Pat a ...

En dag til søs + velkommen til sct. thomas, Charlotte Amalie West, Jomfruøerne travel blog

En dag til søs + velkommen til sct. thomas

A travel blog entry by bsvendsen

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... værste er dog at der ofte er 2-300 mennesker med udflugterne. Turen med Fury charters var kun med 24 mennesker, en gammel US marine guard coast (captain Jack) og hans kæreste Nikki. De tog os med ud til Bucks monument, som simpelthen er stedet ...

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