St. Thomas, USVI


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Published: August 15th 2017
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St. Thomas

We traveled from Houston to St. Thomas & made 3 excursions while on the trip.

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Waiting for our United flight from Houston to St. Thomas, USVI.
Day 1 - 6/13/17, Arrived in St. Thomas, checked into the hotel, enjoyed our first cocktails at the Marriott Frenchman's Reef overlooking the St. Thomas Harbour. Dinner at the hotel restaurant Coco Joe's.

Day 2 - 6/14/17, We took the St. John's ferry from Redhook & joined Salty Dog Day Sails for a wonderful excursion to snorkel at Lovango Cay, enjoy shopping at Foxy's, & pain killers at the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke, BVI. Dinner at Havana Blue.

Day 3 - 6/15/17, We slept in, took the Marriott Ferry into Charlotte Amalie for shopping & lunch. Back at the hotel we taxied to Magens Bay for an afternoon of relaxing & sun. Dinner at Oceana.

Day 4 - 6/16/17, We took a St. John's tour that departed from the Marriott dock. Rode in open seating trucks for a tour of the Virgin Islands National Park w/ Lem narrating. We enjoying the snorkeling trail & relaxing at Trunk Bay, took in a little shopping at Cruz Bay, & ferried back to St. Thomas. Dinner at the hotel restaurant, Sunset Grill.

Day 5 - 6/17/17, We joined the Bad Kitty 2, a speed catamaran, at Redhook
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On the plane!
for a day trip to 3 locations. We picked up additional passengers in St. Johns, then left for Tortola, BVI, where we went through customs. From there we enjoyed a great tour of The Baths on Virgin Gorda, BVI. Swimming to the island & back from the boat. Next stop was snorkeling on Cooper Island. then lunch at the Cooper Island Beach Club. From there we anchored in White Bay for another Soggy Dollar Bar visit & more Nilla Killa's.

Day 6 - 6/18/17, Alas it was time to head home & back to reality.


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After landing in St. Thomas. I don't recall ever deplaning from the front & back of a plane before.
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Views of the Harbor looking toward Charlotte Amalie.
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The only cruise ship we saw the entire trip.
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A closer view of the cruise ship as it departed St. Thomas.
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The view from the Marriott across the harbour toward Charlotte Amalie.
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A rum flight at the Marriott Rum Bar on our first day of the trip. after check-in.
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Cheers to the beginning of our amazing trip.
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Iguanas we spotted on our way to dinner at Coconut Joe's on the Marriott resort.
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A scenic spot on the Marriott property as we walked to dinner.
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An early morning ferry ride from Redhook to St. John's for a catamaran sail.
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Our first view of Lovango Cay where we snorkeled.
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Relaxing on the front of the catamaran.
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Heading into the Cay to snorkel.
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Setting sail for Jost van Dyke.
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Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke for customs & a little shopping at Foxy's.
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The view looking out from Great Harbour.
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Hamilton at the entrance to Foxy's.
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A free painkiller at the Soggy Dollar Bar, courtesy of Hamilton's co-worker, Christian.
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The view of White Bay form the Soggy Dollar beach.


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