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The US Virgin Islands 99 Steps

We walked down the 99 steps from the hilltop. It was a great view from the top. The city was designed in Denmark before the planners saw the topography. Needless to say, some of the streets turned into staircases instead.
The US Virgin Islands

May 7th 2011
Where are we now? We have left Culebra finally after being there for over a week. We enjoyed our time in Puerto Rico, but we started to get antsy waiting for the seas to calm down some so we could move on. We left Culebra with two other boats that we have been traveling with on and off since the Bahamas. We traveled to St. Thomas which is one of the US Virgin Islands. For those of you that are ... 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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