Crystal Cove Villas
Travel Blogs from St. Thomas
... of the ship"
"When you are facing which way?" She asks.
"And which way is that?"
"Pointy end" I am still being very patient here.
"Oh for God's sake, the front," I finally lose my cool. "it's the front end of the ship."
"Well, why didn't you say that in the first place?" She says calmly. "I understand 'front end' perfectly. Why can't everyone say that? All this 'forward' and 'pointy end' business is just confusing."
... john, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and other BVI's.
Red Hook area has a strip of shops and restaurants lining the American Yacht Harbor marina area. We stopped at the first place, Mollie Malone's Irish Pub, for lunch. It's dockside to the marina and right next to Red Hook Dive Center. After lunch we visited the Dive Center just to check out the reefs for a potential dive trip for next time. The diving ...
... white sand on the bottom of the ocean in these areas. You just don't see that anywhere else. There was a nice breeze and we found a picnic table to hang out for a few hours.
I practiced a bit with my Canon 6D camera, as I had worked to figure out night shots of the sky for the Alaska trip, but never used it on manual settings in the daylight. I practiced on shaded items and the water, in and out of the sun, and then ...
... a bonus because we were able to get our money back because Joanne had a doctor's note.
Here is a description of the excursion:
"Experience the St. Thomas Mangrove Wildlife Refuge & Marine Sanctuary. The nature guides will explain the ecosystem during a rest stop while kayaking to the deserted island. After finding a hermit crab village, discover breathtaking volcanic cliffs and the impressive Red Point Blow Hole. Then, snorkel in the ...
... on the floor of the house.
The main language is English with many West Indies dialects. In addition, there are local languages and Spanish is spoken frequently. The argument many have that immigrants and foreigners coming to the United States should understand and speak English is a courtesy that we as a nation don't reciprocate. We travel without a thought to the many languages and expect that we are communicated with in English giving ...