Virgin Islands Traveller
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Just another day on Norman Island

I love to visit the ‘out islands’ of the BVI: Norman, Cooper, Peter, Salt, Ginger, and the rest. There is something about crossing the water to another island that causes your worries to melt away. And with little… Read More

bat cave

Off the beaten track: hiking at Shark Bay National Park

Shark Bay is one of the newest national parks in the British Virgin Islands and probably the least well-known. Declared in 1999, the 18.4 acre park on a headland just east of Brewer’s Bay, Tortola, is one of… Read More

Fritz Henle photograph

The Way We Were: BVI culture in days gone by

Who has not entertained a fantasy of quitting your job and living the simple life on a quiet tropical island? Living in a house you built by hand, surviving off the bounty of sea and land, warmed by… Read More

The Baths

The Story of the Boulders: Virgin Gorda’s Enchanting Baths National Park

“This cove was a place where nothing had changed since time began, a half circle of white sand, flanked by huge squarish smooth rocks, the rocks overlapping to form cool caves and the water turquoise blue above the… Read More

Hamilton Grange

Alexander Hamilton and Me

Alexander Hamilton and I are friends. Or so it seems.