Caret Bay Villas
Travel Blogs from St. Thomas
... or what, Arrr?"
Don't forget long sentences have to end with Arrr too. Do let me know how you get on.
The meal was the meal. Same menu (albeit a special piratey version), same table companions, same conversations (except for the added Arrrs of course). We could have then joined the Pirate night festivities, Mickey's pirate dance party, Mickey's walking the plank ceremony and the fireworks. But we did not join in any of this because we could not ...
... roads, blind corners, drivers going way too fast...all the things necessary to turn a simple drive into the kind of thrill seeking activity my insurance asked me about when I filled out forms.
Overall, while it was great to see a new place, St. Thomas is not somewhere we're interested in returning to. It just doesn't have the beauty or charm of somewhere you would expect to see on a Caribbean cruise.
... imagine that Saturday will be a bad traffic day so we have to give ourselves plenty of time for that and some lunch somewhere. I never did get to White House Black Market to look for a dress. Oh well. I'll have to get there in Madison as soon as the boot allows. Then I have the rental car turn in before we can get settled at the airport.
The flight leaves at 2:17 and we finally get to the airport in Milwaukee just ...
... resulting in the inability to start the car. Thinking the battery was dead, it was really just the key. Mystery solved! (Another fun saying that describes our trip so far!)
This is the curviest, hilliest island I've ever driven. And on the left side. I thought St. Maarten was challenging but its a piece of cake compared to this. In addition, there are very few road signs identifying the routes. You just have to feel your ...
... St. Thomas by Denmark, St. Croix by France, and Tortola by England, which still owns it today. The Dutch later purchased St. John and St. Croix and built the Danish West Indies which specialized in sugar cane and trade. They also brought slaves in to work the sugar cane fields and it became a transfer site for slaves relocating to other areas. In 1848 Denmark abolished slavery which resulted in many planters abandoning their estates causing ...
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