Kings Alley Hotel
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... We hope to arrange for a picnic lunch here when we return with the group.
We spent the middle part of the afternoon on the west side of the island checking out a plantation museum that we found intriguing, and setting up a visit to a rum factory that fills in another part of the Virgin Islands story. The most amazing part of the day, however, was an evening kayak trip.
We’d heard about Salt River Bay – another national ...
... end of the island. It’s amazing where a single dollar bill can still take you! We had hoped to do some minor grocery shopping on this trip but the public buses run too infrequently to make this viable. Once departing Christiansted on a public bus you’re committed to at least a three hour round trip no matter where you go. There are no full range grocery stores within walking distance of dinghy docks in ...
... we went ashore in the morning in the dinghy and hiked the marked land trail. This went up over the hill and to a high observation platform (nicely fashioned) from which we were afforded terrific views of the barrier reef on the north side of the island as well as the other Virgins, clearly visible to the north.
We departed Buck Island on December 2, vowing to return with any guests who may visit us in the Virgins. Not done yet ...
... come. We went ashore, meeting with Rozz and Drew, Caleb and Amber, and went to the Cafe where Amber works. They had a special,"Wake You Up" coffee, which did just that, plus some. With brains abuzz, we began provisioning for the return trip to Florida. Baci, the local watch and jewelry shop, worked a deal for 2 cases of Cruzan Rum, one of BlackStrap, our favorite. American Spirits were $24.99 for a carton. Step 3: profit.
... tomorrow’s activities. St. Croix was the first of our five ports of call on this seven-night southern Caribbean cruise. We didn’t get to see much of the islands since we stuck close to Frederiksted. But since it was our first full day on the cruise, we wanted to take it easy – and succeeded in having a relaxing, enjoyable day in the Caribbean sun. Such a world away from the cold winter weather we left behind on the East ...
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