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Charlotte Amalie  
   

Charlotte Amalie

Our friends, Brian and Stephanie on S/V Sublime, anchored out in Charlotte Amalie.
Charlotte Amalie

April 18th 2009
Our plan for this cruising season was to sail up the Caribbean chain, stopping along the way to visit new islands and re-visit some of our favorites from last year. Our goal was to reach the Virgin Islands by April and spend a month there before turning back and heading south again (our insurance for the boat dictates that we must be out of the hurricane belt by the first of July). So once we le ... read more
Central America Caribbean » US Virgin Islands » Saint Thomas

Virgin Islander Flag During the 17th century, the archipelago was divided into two territorial units, one English and the other Danish. Sugarcane, produced by slave labor, drove the islands' economy during the 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1917, the US purchased the ... ... read more
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