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A fence, a ditch, a wasp, a bruise and an ego., Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

A fence, a ditch, a wasp, a bruise and an ego.

A travel blog entry by michelleleh

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and of course a 5 day old jeep.   unfortunately at the top of our temporary apartment there is only space for one car.  Downstairs, there's space for another car, but to get to the spot you have to drive past the tamarind club up a tortuous, ...

Brewer's Bay, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Brewer's Bay

A travel blog entry by wendy_was_here

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Brewer's Bay is a popular spot with locals on weekends and off the usual tourist path. A cove on the North shore nestled in between massive hills with colorful homes.  It is known to some as the best snorkeling spot on Tortola!  It ...

Off to Disney, Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Off to Disney

A travel blog entry by bobzgray

Off to ...

Arrival at the Moorings Yacht Club, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Arrival at the Moorings Yacht Club

A travel blog entry by princessbride02

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We flew from Orlando to Puerto Rico on a big plane - one of the ones that has two seats on each side, then an aisle, and then like 5 or 6 seats across the middle.  From the gate in Puerto Rico, after our layover, we took a little ...

I - Notre arrivée aux Îles Viergesl, Road Town, Îles Vierges britanniques travel blog

I - Notre arrivée aux Îles Viergesl

A travel blog entry by sbournonville

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Puisqu'il n'y a plus de télé, plus de copines, qu'il ne me reste plus que la mer, les poissons et Patrick, je me remets à l'écriture...J'espère que je dépasserai le 1er chapitre, car bien des ébauches sont restées ...

Snorkling at Tortola, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Snorkling at Tortola

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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Day 10, West End, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by john.mccalla.33

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Movie night, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Movie night

A travel blog entry by michelleleh

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Despite everything we had heard about the cinema (the only one, with only one screen!) we decided to give it a go.  We wanted to watch the Martian on a big screen and it was showing at 6.30 on Monday evening. things didn't start well. Khai messaged ...

Chap.4 - Chicken roti - what's That???, Road Town, Îles Vierges britanniques travel blog

Chap.4 - Chicken roti - what's That???

A travel blog entry by sbournonville

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Suite à la question de mon amie Sylvie du bateau "Sinaï", qui m'a demandé sur ce blog ce qu'était un RÔTI, l'évidence m'est apparue!!! Bien sûr, tout le monde ne connait pas ce plat! Je fais donc un petit apparté ...

Day 4 - Norman Island and Tortolla, Norman Island, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Day 4 - Norman Island and Tortolla

A travel blog entry by ddissent

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Today, our adventure takes us to Norman Island, and then to the west bank of Tortolla.  The sail form Virgin Gorda Sound to Norman Island took across 22.5 nautical miles of open sea. Norman Island is uninhabited and privately owned.  The island ...

BVI, Road Town, British Virgin Islands travel blog

BVI

A travel blog entry by dori.barnes

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... de Navigator" which was amazing. It's unbelievable how talented these kids are. Today in BVI. Arrived Tortola, then ferried to Virgin Gorda, to " The Baths" which is a very unique geological rock formation around two beaches, The Baths and Devils Bay, ...

The container has arrived!!, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

The container has arrived!!

A travel blog entry by michelleleh

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I noticed a ship pulling into the harbour the other day from my office as it looks right out in the dock where all the continents arrived, and wondered if ours was on that ship as it was due to arrive that day. i also noticed driving past the dock a ...

Somethings in life you just can't rush, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Somethings in life you just can't rush

A travel blog entry by michelleleh

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On our way driving into town the other day we came across this massive crane / truck driving ahead of us. nothing to do, nowhere to go, but sit back and go with the flow. ...

Day 7 - Dog Islands and Great Camanoe Island, Great Camanoe Island, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Day 7 - Dog Islands and Great Camanoe Island

A travel blog entry by john.mccalla.33

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We had a terrific sail from Anegada Island back towards Tortola. There was a stead 15 knot wind that enabled us to average 4.5 to 5 knots most of the way. Around noon, we tied to a mooring pendant on Great Dog Island and had lunch. Then, we dinghied to a ...

Tortola or bust, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Tortola or bust

A travel blog entry by kimdavidson

We arrived at St. Thomas airport around 2:15 VI time (1:15 EST)  They told us to take a taxi to the "fast ferry" over to Tortola.  We found a fast taxi driver along with a few other couples and headed out.  They drive on the other side of ...

Back to the Yacht Club, Spanish Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Back to the Yacht Club

A travel blog entry by kimdavidson

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... Saba Rock and had one more island we wanted to see.  Necker Island is owned by Sir Richard Branson.   He owns Virgin Airlines.  The home burned a couple of months ago, but the island is stunning.  We couldn't get too close because ...

...im Seglerparadies angekommen..., Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

...im Seglerparadies angekommen...

A travel blog entry by wolgo0420

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Die BVI´s sind ja DAS Segelrevier der Karibik - und dieser Eindruck hat sich gleich nach unserer Ankunft bestätigt. Gleich nach der Ankunft auf Tortola ( Beef Island ) - nach diversen Verzögerung ( 2 Gepäckstücke fehlen natürlich auch noch und ...

Sailing, here we come!, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Sailing, here we come!

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

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We were up before 9:00 a.m.., completed our packing and had a light breakfast before heading to the Red Hook ferry dock to catch what was supposed to be the 11:15 fast ferry from St. Thomas to West End, Tortola.  However, after buying our tickets, ...

Norman Island (Treasure Island) -rest day!, Tortola, British Virgin Islands travel blog

Norman Island (Treasure Island) -rest day!

A travel blog entry by pdh61

... deck today is about the history of Norman Island and the surrounding area. The battles between the French Spanish and British for control of the Islands. Absolutely clear and very hot today. Lunch buffet on deck today. A huge roast Turkey, super dark ...

Un bon matin!, White Bay - Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Un bon matin!

A travel blog entry by emma2

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7 A.M. mon moment préféré sur un bateau.  Tout le monde dort encore, le soleil est encore bas dans le ciel, le vent calme, un silence parfait pour prendre mon café sur le pont.  Merveilleux!!!!  (Ça me rappelle mes matins au Lac ...

Day 3 - Virgin Gorda (Gorda Sound - Prickly Pear), Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Day 3 - Virgin Gorda (Gorda Sound - Prickly Pear)

A travel blog entry by ddissent

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... lt;/a>   Virgin Gorda is the third-largest (after Tortola and Anegada) and second most populous of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) with a population of around 4,000.  Virgin Gorda covers an area of about 8 square miles. Christopher ...

First Leg of Sailing Adventue, Peter Island, Virgin Islands British travel blog

First Leg of Sailing Adventue

A travel blog entry by dennisgray

After last night's provisioning. This our two crews get familiar with our respective sailboats,  do safety training, crew training... Then off we go... Skipper Zuzana and Captain Steve who sailed these waters before will take the lead. Celi, Garry ...

SBYC at Saba Rock and Bitter End, Saba Rock, Virgin Islands British travel blog

SBYC at Saba Rock and Bitter End

A travel blog entry by memccammon

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The Santa Barbara Yacht Club burgee finds its way to Saba Rock in the ...

TORTOLA: CLOSE TO BRANSON'S ISLAND, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

TORTOLA: CLOSE TO BRANSON'S ISLAND

A travel blog entry by quaytravel

Not quite paradise, our day in Tortola including a hike at Sage ...

Start of ARC Europe, Tortola, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Start of ARC Europe

A travel blog entry by patrick1973

Here we go, my first Atlantic crossing as the Captain! And with a lovely crew ...

Stop # 9 Virgin Gorda BVI, Virgin Gorda Island, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Stop # 9 Virgin Gorda BVI

A travel blog entry by bdrown

Happy ...

The Christening of Purrfect Passage, Road Town, Nanny Cay, Virgin Islands British travel blog

The Christening of Purrfect Passage

A travel blog entry by 9lives

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Today we officially christened Purrfect Passage with champagne & three times around the boat. The North South crew helped us consume what was left over after the annoitings of two bows along with some snacks.   We spent the day hanging ...

Wedding Day, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Wedding Day

A travel blog entry by flexuk

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Wedding was at sunset, everyone dressed in white and looked amazing. Was short, sweet and tasteful. After a brief powercut we had an amazing 7 course meal served to us and then the party started. We partied unitl the DJ got tired. At one point ...

Hallo twiggy!, Road Town, Virgin Islands British travel blog

Hallo twiggy!

A travel blog entry by michelleleh

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This little guy hopped on to my car this morning for an early ride into ...

A hot tramp uphill and a beautiful island, Marina Cay, Virgin Islands British travel blog

A hot tramp uphill and a beautiful island

A travel blog entry by jaq-wil

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... for Marina Cay, so we set off on foot for our next adventure: a walk up Beef Mountain to admire a panoramic view of the Virgin Islands. Beef mountain is the big hill by the side of Trellis Bay.  The walk began along a dirt track which veered off ...

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