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Trip report - tips and favorite things.

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I've been so busy with work, so I apologize for this kind of trip report.

Where we ate:

Duffy Love Shack in Red Hook - great appetizers, really good drinks and a relaxing atmosphere.
Island Pizza - when we got back from STJ, doing the dinghys, we were starving. We got 4 pizza's for 12 people and they went in about 5 minutes.
Magen's Bay - The burgers were good. The clubs were ok. French frys and onion rings were really good.
Utter Delight - outside of Magens Bay. Excellent milkshakes. Make the stop!
The Beach Bar - STJ. The tuna down now is excellent and it's a nice place right on the water. Gets pretty packed.
Fungi's - Excellent mahi mahi sandwich and you can't get any closer to the water.
Molly's - you can't beat the breakfast. Everybody loved it and it's big portions for the money.
The Greenhouse in Charlotte Amalie - good lunch...I recommend it.

The rest of the time we cooked in.

What we did:

Our favorite thing was definetly Captain Kevin on Born to Rhumb. This was our second trip with him and he didn't disappoint. Captain Kevin is from Maine and he's an amazing guy. He will let you bring your own snacks or lunch onto the boat. He charged $140.00 per person and it was worth ALOT more. He took us to Tortola to check in first into the BVI's. While his mate Stephanie (hi steph!) checked us in, he took us over to do a little shopping. Came back and got us and we were off. We went to the Caves at Normal Island, the Indians, then onto Foxy's on Jost Van Dyke. A place where everybody has to try to get to is Sandy Cay. This is just a beautiful Island. The water is amazing. We also went to the Soggy Dollar Bar. Another cool place.

I really can't say enough good things about Captain Kevin and his boat. He broke out his delicious painkillers 1/2 way through the trip and he was just so patient with all of us. I don't know how he keeps his cool, with us or any other passengers he takes on. Hey Captain!

Blackbeards Castle: This is a tough history lesson for all of us. It was's alot of walking and I caution anybody with walking or breathing problems to think twice. We were all glad we did it, but it's not easy. I enjoyed it, but once was enough. I think we got ripped off because when we walked up to Hotel 1892 a guy came out and said it was a 12.00 fee to do it. I believe that we could of done it without paying. Not that I'm against paying for it, but I still think he saw us coming, charged us all and we may have been the stupid ones.

Charlotte Amalie: Not my cup of tea because I really don't like the shopping. It's great for buying jewelry, or cigarettes (20.00 a carton) or booze. Besides that...I HATE SHOPPING.

Noah's Little Arc - It was rough this day and we had 4 dinghys to keep track of. The price is right. We went from 1-5pm, but it was hard on the back and the next day we were all hurting. We went to Waterlemon (strong current) and Maho. At Maho we saw a tarpon which scared the crap out of me, but it was funny to see everybody get a little bit scared of seeing a fish that big.

Coki Beach - I still love this place. If you want to see alot of fish, then this is the place to go. Alot of people feed them, so they're always looking for something.

Oh boy, Mom's here, so I have to go, but i'll continue this later.

Posted : June 3, 2008 6:52 pm
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Thanks Connie - keep them coming!

Any pictures to go with these great tales of adventure?


Posted : June 3, 2008 9:01 pm
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Loving it! Nice to hear about the boat trips, etc! Sounds like you had a wonderful time!
Keep it coming! 🙂

Posted : June 4, 2008 9:37 am

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