Monthly Archives: April 2012

Random Bus Tour on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

A tour of Saint Thomas on a local open-sided tour bus ran by island locals. Views of ships in the harbor and Magens Bay. A visit to Bolongo Beach, a favorite of local iguanas. Lots of photos. Continue reading

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Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands include St. John and St. Croix along with St. Thomas.  They create the boarder between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, 40 miles east of Puerto Rico and 1100 miles southeast of Miami.  Cruise ships … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Flour Mixes

I don’t normally re-blog things other people write.  In fact this is the first time I have ever done that, but this is just really good information.  The  blog it came from, called gluten free mommy, doesn’t seem to have … Continue reading

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How to Fold a Cruise Ship Hanging Towel Monkey

How to make a towel monkey – step by step instructions with photos and video of stateroom steward folding a hanging towel monkey. Includes links to directions for folding all sorts of other towel animals as well. Continue reading

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Half Moon Cay Revisited

I really hoped Half Moon Cay would redeem itself on this year’s visit.  On last year’s Holland America Westerdam cruise we sailed in under sunny skies on a bright blue sea.  This year the Carnival Liberty arrived in the dark … Continue reading

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