Skip to main content

Hiking the Reef Bay Trail in Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

About.com "Virgin Islands National Park is the third-smallest in the U.S. national parks system, but don't let that fact fool you: it still encompasses 63 percent of the island of St. John. The lush forest seems ancient and eternal, but in fact all of the trees on the island were cut for timber by the 19th century, so this is technically a recovering forest, albeit about 200 years old. Officially protected in 1956, the forest will take another 100 years to fully return to its original natural state."
Enhanced by Zemanta

Popular posts from this blog

Forbes   I recently spent a week in  Turks and Caicos , my first time out of the country since the pandemic hit. Like many Caribbean countries, Turks and Caicos rely  almost entirely on tourism  to power their economy, so they’re desperate for travelers to return. I’m happy to report that these beautiful beaches felt like an escape from the despair of this global pandemic, and here’s how they are keeping travelers safe.

Travel Tips when Cruising to Bermuda

Corsavoo.com : "Bermuda is British - judges wear powdered wigs, drivers are the left side of the road, and dress is fairly conservative (especially on the golf courses upholstery cleaning codes upscale restaurants). Of course, Bermuda shorts are seen everywhere - even on businessmen wearing jackets and ties! Bikinis are not permitted more than 25 feet from the ocean. Bermuda is British - judges wear powdered wigs, drivers are the left side of the road, and dress is fairly conservative (especially on the golf courses upholstery cleaning codes upscale restaurants). Of course, Bermuda shorts are seen everywhere - even on businessmen wearing jackets and ties! Bikinis are not permitted more than 25 feet from the ocean."

Advocate|Call for LIAT support

Advocate : "According to Gonsalves, the issue of the increased cost of air travel and the fashioning of a sound air transport policy, are matters on which the regions people expect satisfactory answers and effective resolution. It cannot be right nor reasonable to expect the tax payers of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, to continue to subsidise the regional air travel of other member states, he stated. It is in my view an act of irresponsibility, for any government to stand askance from regional solutions to the practical issues of intra-regional air travel. More over, it is entirely contrary to the letter and spirit of the regional integration movement, for some governments to act subversively of the enterprise known as LIAT. "