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If I could travel to the islands right now the first thing that I would do is.....

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If I could travel to the islands right now the first thing that I would do is.....

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(@iamolly)
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Put on a bathing suit and wrap, pack the cooler and snorkel gear and head to the beach, any beach.

 
Posted : September 16, 2009 11:19 am
(@2beachbums)
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...grab a rum punch and bob around in the water at Magens Bay πŸ™‚

 
Posted : September 16, 2009 2:19 pm
(@c-urchin)
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Anything but work . . . put on my fins, snorkel and mask and hit the beach. Oh yeah, maybe return my wedding ring to the jewelry store so it could be fixed by the end of my stay. Truly, soak up the view from anywhere (even thinking of the waterfront makes me tear up, I miss it so much) and chill.

 
Posted : September 16, 2009 10:48 pm
(@curran17)
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is put on my bathing suit, flip flops and pack my snorkle gear.....find a ride to Buck Island via sailboat and smile!!!

 
Posted : September 17, 2009 12:10 am
(@jrobinv)
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Is Buck Island on Tortola?

 
Posted : September 17, 2009 9:49 am
(@exit-zero)
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There is a Buck Island off Tortola - it is privately owned, has a multi million dollar huge villa on its 43 Acres and is reportedly for sale.
The Buck Island off St Croix is a National Park and is famous for its reef and beach.
The Buck Island off St Thomas has the old light house for the harbor entrance,the Cartanser wreck that was placed in its cove for snorkeling and diving and is a wildlife refuge.

 
Posted : September 17, 2009 10:28 am
(@jrobinv)
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Thanks for the info zero.

I would drive to the beach and put "my toes in the water *** in the sand. Probably on Cinnamon Bay.

 
Posted : September 17, 2009 11:09 am
(@on-island-time)
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I'd step off of the plane...exhale the dirty Chicago air as hard as I could...the inhale as much of that sweet salty humid air as I possibly can. Then off to Roberts for a dark and coke and a bowl of She Crab soup, mmmmmm!!!

 
Posted : September 17, 2009 9:21 pm
(@toes-in-the-sand)
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Not a thing

 
Posted : September 18, 2009 2:44 pm
(@tmanvi)
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I would grab a BBC and sit on Sapphire beach !

 
Posted : September 19, 2009 8:45 am
(@becak)
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Hit the liquor stores for the crazy cheap prices compared to the states. Stock up for the week and chill chill chill. No phone,no fax,no computer,even no tv. ( Unless it is football season,which right now it is. )

 
Posted : September 19, 2009 1:28 pm
(@connie)
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Toes in the water, ass in the sand, not a worry in the world a cold beer in my hand :o)

Just sit on the beach and take in the beautiful view. Awwww relax!

 
Posted : September 19, 2009 3:05 pm
(@mahojim)
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Probably jump in the pool at the villa before unpacking. It's kinda' a tradition.
Then onward with cold drinks on a warm Maho.
God I can't wait!!!
Smiles-
MJ

 
Posted : September 20, 2009 1:24 pm
(@lmcneil1125)
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Have private adult interaction (to put it nice) then off to the nearest beach with a strong drink in my hand..

 
Posted : September 20, 2009 3:17 pm
(@waterguy)
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Go to Hawksnest and talk to my wife.

 
Posted : September 21, 2009 8:42 am
(@connie)
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πŸ™

 
Posted : September 21, 2009 11:42 am
(@iamolly)
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Snorkel the Caves at Norman Island.

 
Posted : September 21, 2009 1:30 pm
(@sherri)
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Toes in the water, ass in the sand, not a worry in the world a cold beer in my hand :o)
Good one Connie!!!!! (tu)

 
Posted : September 21, 2009 8:28 pm
(@notahippie)
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Off the boat in STJ, head over to the Beach Bar for a Lime In Coconut (then over to Shela's for some DGC!*)

*DGC = Damn Good Cooking!

 
Posted : September 22, 2009 1:48 pm
(@bnsilly)
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Wow...great thread...but kind of hard too..:-)
My favorite "first" is getting off the puddle jumper at Beef Island with my feet on the ground and just that feeling of "I'm here"...Ahhhhh πŸ™‚

 
Posted : September 25, 2009 9:14 am
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