Tag Archive | Virgin Gorda

Monsters Be There… The Kraken

Monsters Be There… The Kraken

The YO-44 (aka “Kodiak Queen”) was scheduled to be sliced up like ceviche in a scrapyard, a most inauspicious end for one of just five surviving ships from Pearl Harbor. The idea was formed to sink the Kodiak Queen as a way of spurring the rebirth of a reef off of the coast of Virgin Gorda […]

Back in Service

We got in late last night from our sailing adventure. We had an amazing time. The trip did have a few snags but nothing overwhelming. We had intended on posting from the sailboat last Sunday but really only had connectivity yesterday. We’ve got quite a bit to tell you about sailing and the current state […]

Spending a Day at the Baths

Spending a Day at the Baths

A treasure of the Virgin Islands was created millions of years ago with heat and pressure when magma pushed its way up through the Earth’s crust and just didn’t make it all the way to the surface. Instead, the molten rock cooled, creating massive granite blocks. A millenia of erosion shifted away the softer rocks […]

A Stay at Guavaberry Spring Bay, BVI

A Stay at Guavaberry Spring Bay, BVI

We’re back from our tropical getaway and sorting through our notes for the next few blog posts. I promised to let you know about our affordable accommodations on Virgin Gorda a couple of weeks ago, so here it is: our stay at Guavaberry Spring Bay . Note – All prices are in USD because, despite being part of the […]

The Challenge and the Plan

The Challenge and the Plan

A few months back Amanda gave me this year’s vacation challenge and it took some doing but we’ve got a destination. If you remember we skipped our vacation in February, due to our move to Pittsburgh, so we are ready to go and find some sun this September. Amanda has asked for years, ever since […]