Travel Blogs from Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US

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Planes, Ferries and Automobiles, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Planes, Ferries and Automobiles

A travel blog entry by gatorlaw

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... cheddar stuffed croissant and some pasta salad – while writing my post.  It 2 so I will wonder around the little town of Charlotte Amalie until I have to go get on my boat.  Hope all is well with everyone.  All is well here.  I ...

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

St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by amilespsu

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Toured the island including a stop at Blackbeard's ...

St Thomas, part deux, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

St Thomas, part deux

A travel blog entry by mjanesmith

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... 2) the sun is shining! Wheee! We have anchored in Crown Bay - which is not where we tendered in last week. Last week we went into Charlotte Amelia, but our ship is too large to dock there. There are a lot of smaller boats in Crown Bay and it is one of the ...

Late Entries, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Late Entries

A travel blog entry by adayaway

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I feel it's not so odd that people tend to forget about you once you leave the island.  I would like to think that’s because life there is a kind of community struggle, I mean, you’re all in the same boat, so to say.  In reality, ...

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

Flight to St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by dutchblue

St. Thomas is the home ...

St. Thomas - a good ending to this cruise, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

St. Thomas - a good ending to this cruise

A travel blog entry by rulian.fiske

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... . It was hot, supposedly in the high 80s or low 90s, and humid. We got on shore shortly after 9 and took a taxi to town (Charlotte Amalie) from where our ship docked, the Yacht Haven (I think). We could have walked, but Bob was not sure how far it was, so ...

San Juan and now St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

San Juan and now St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by minertour

... today. It holds 48 passengers and goes down 90 feet to the coral reefs. It was very exciting, and a lot of fun. Charlotte Amalie, the capital, is mostly about shopping, with very few real sights of historical interest, and lots of run-down, boarded ...

US territory but drivingnon wrong side of road, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

US territory but drivingnon wrong side of road

A travel blog entry by jeremiahj1

... .  St. Thomas is much more industrialized than St. Maarten.  I'm sure there are very beautiful places on the island but Charlotte Amalie reminded me of Panama City.  Like in Panama cars are much more common and since the city isn't really designed to ...

Snorkel Safari, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Snorkel Safari

A travel blog entry by tammy.ota

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We arrived in the US Virgin Islands on Monday morning.   The sun was just coming up over Charlotte AmalieCharlotte Amalie was settled by the Danes in 1666.  It became a free port in 1764 and currently is an unincorporated territory of ...

A grand day and a bad night, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

A grand day and a bad night

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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Today, we begin our adventure around South America. We will be stopping at St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Charlotte Amalie is the capital and largest city of the US Virgin Islands, located on the island of Saint Thomas. Aboard his impressive flagship ...

Rendezvous with S/V Southern Cross, Brewers Bay, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Rendezvous with S/V Southern Cross

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... . Note to cruisers: Brewers Bay is a well protected, calm anchorage with excellent holding and easy access to nearby Charlotte Amalie.  The nice beach is public with trash dumpsters available.  Few boats apparently take advantage of this ...

Hubba Bubba Fun in St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Hubba Bubba Fun in St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by zolina

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... , so no waiting around beforehand. And that turned out to be a very good thing. We were supposed to be docking in the city of Charlotte Amalie, but where our ship actually docked was very far away from it (in Crown Bay). But at least since we were late we ...

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

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI

A travel blog entry by ashleylutt

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After a long but satisfying day at sea, we have arrived to Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI. From our stateroom window, we can see a high flying American flag reminding us that our vacation is beginning to come to an end, and soon we will have to ...

Like a Virgin Island, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Like a Virgin Island

A travel blog entry by kevrab

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... to Paradise Point but found out it was closed for renovations but fortunately we ran into a great tour guide named Perry who took us on tours of the island, scenic overviews and finally to swim at Maegans Bay. Two hours of swimming on that great beach ...

My First Cruise, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

My First Cruise

A travel blog entry by smokey2

Second stop. Most memorable was the seagulls that attacked us and stole our breakfast on the outside ...

Day 2 - Sightseeing in St Thomas, St Thomas, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Day 2 - Sightseeing in St Thomas

A travel blog entry by lana_brian

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We got up and went to the Emerald Beach restaurant for ...

Hurra, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Hurra

A travel blog entry by bumle

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Den 08-02-2011 dag 4 Ja, så har vi været på St. Thomas, oplevet øen igen, ja ja det er nu ikke et sted hvor vi kunne tænke os at bo igen. Det er helt underligt at have set øen som krydstogt turist, når man har været vant til at bukke og skrabe ...

Island of St Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Island of St Thomas

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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

St. Thomas, USVI

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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Got up at 11:08 a.m. aboard Norwegian Epic in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. A purple flyer left in my cabin a couple days ago had indicated as a U.S. citizen resident of Deck 13, I was supposed to report for immigration inspection at 7:15 a.m. in the ...

Peaks and Under the Sea, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Peaks and Under the Sea

A travel blog entry by loveandtravel

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... flowers so bright, I thought they had to have been enhanced, lined the walkways. Friendly locals with the brightest, happiest smiles greeted us as we were walking around. We took a Sky Ride to Paradise Point. It's the highest point of the island where ...

St. Johns, St. Johns, Virgin Islands US travel blog

St. Johns

A travel blog entry by stargazedeyez

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I swam and enjoyed the sun a ...

Decision made!, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Decision made!

A travel blog entry by adayaway

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...  if everything was ok. It was, and I did! I have traveled quite extensively throughout this world while on active duty in the US Army and have made some rather unique friends and a few discoveries. I returned to the Fort to sell my things I felt I ...

A day in St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

A day in St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by camarodrivenrs

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Woke up early for breakfest and to watch us arrive in St. Thomas.  We didnt have anything big planned for St. Thomas so we got off the ship, caught a cab and spent a nice day snorkeling at Coki Beach.  The beach was great as was the sea ...

The Definition of Cruising, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

The Definition of Cruising

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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Among cruisers, the definition of "cruising" is often “fixing your boat in exotic locations.” Throughout this period of Donna's absence, Dave has been tending to corrective maintenance on the boat.  We haven’t written much about ...

Embarkation, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Embarkation

A travel blog entry by amy_goes

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... those few hours of sailing the waves were the best I've had.  Other trip highlights:  sailing on a catamaran, snorkelling at Virgin Gorda (I got a wicked sunburn!), the food on the ship, hiking on St. John, looking at the stars in the early ...

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

Chatlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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... we last stopped at the port. Our last two ports will be the same as our first two when we started this cruise of the Caribbean Islands. Again we are docked slightly out of the downtown area of St. Thomas. We debated what our day in port would be. The dark ...

Eastward Bound, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Eastward Bound

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... 065 19'58.7"W – copy and paste these coordinates directly into "Fly to") at 1000 hrs bound for Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. The wind was unusually light at 5-10 kts and from an infrequent direction - from the ...

Day CS7, Friday, December 21, St. Thomas, USVI, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Day CS7, Friday, December 21, St. Thomas, USVI

A travel blog entry by rafinmd

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... rain.  Things were a bit better later on and I finished my 1 1/2 mile walk on the final stages of our approach to Charlotte Amelie harbor.  Perhaps as one of the benefits of sailing out of San Juan, I was surprised to see that we were the only ...

To the Cat!, Charlotte Amalie West, U.S. Virgin Islands travel blog

To the Cat!

A travel blog entry by ssovinski

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... door, coolest can driver, Padgett, was right there to take us to the Red Hook for the ferry. He was native to St John, gave us some mangos from his yard. Chill dude for sure. When we got to the ferry terminal, we got our tix to Tortola, checked our bags, ...

Dag 4 - St. Thomas udforsket i bil med chauffør., Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Dag 4 - St. Thomas udforsket i bil med chauffør.

A travel blog entry by krede

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Dag 4 – St. Thomas Preben havde hjemmefra arrangeret en lejet bil til os alle med chauffør (guiden har vi jo selv medbragt i form af Kate & Preben). Kate & Preben boede i ca. 3 år på St. Thomas indtil 1972 hvor Preben arbejdede på ...

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