Congratulations to Lavelle, a beautiful Virgin Islander who has just published her first book! I heard her interview with Petter Ottley today and was so moved by her story, I wanted to share it with you. She’s a young mom with two children living in Georgia. She was inspired to write a children’s book for […]
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Virgin Islands cuisine, cakes, tarts and sweet desserts, Photo by © Ronald R. Walker Love the cuisine in the Virgin Islands? Here are the top-ranked food recipes curated from youtube of some of the popular dishes found throughout the US and the British Virgin Islands. Happy cooking and Bon appetite! Virgin Islands Pates Potato Stuffing Funji Fish […]
The History of the Reef Bay Estate House So much of St. John’s history has been lost over time. The Virgin Islands National Park in conjunction with the Office of History and Historic Architecture prepared a study on the Par Force Estate and the Reef Bay home to share the history of sugar production on the island. […]
Denis Bay Dennis Bay, situated on the northern end of St. John, has a beautiful, sandy beach. A long time ago, there was a large, fine dwelling and laborer’s cottages that once belonged to Mr. J.E. Lindqvist, the island’s Quarter Officer. It sat about fifty feet from the water’s edge. The soil surrounding the property was suitable for […]
St. John, US Virgin Islands Cruz Bay, From Conquest to Exploitation A Forgotten History by David W. Knight Sr. For those in the islands, you can find copies of the book at Bajo El Sol Art Bar and Gallery in Mongoose Junction on St. John. For additional information and availability, here’s the Art Gallery’s website and […]
Caneel Bay 1985 “We’re having a great time! This place is surely a tropical paradise. Today, we’re going to explore the island by jeep. The weather is simply beautiful!” This collectible is available on eBay. Have a look at other vintage postcards sent by visitors to the islands. They’re quite entertaining! Visit the shop!
The St. John July 4th Parade Shop VI History!
The Swedish American liner, M/V Kungsholm, looked like one of the largest ships in the world when it was anchored in tiny Caneel Bay. She was gigantic! Maybe because this was the first time in the history of the islands that a luxury ocean liner visited both the island and a US National Park. Filled to maximum […]