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One of their beautiful beaches

Sunday, Dec 31st – St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

December 31st 2017
This morning is the last day of 2017 and we are in Charlotte Amalie, which is the capital of St Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands. It is only 18 degrees here, or at least that is the latitude. We were told it is due south of Bermuda and 40 miles directly west of Puerto Rico. The temperature was predicted to go up to 83 degrees F and it seemed to have done that. There were occasional clouds with a g ... 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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