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Off the beaten track: hiking at Shark Bay National Park

October 18, 2011

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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 my favourite places to hike in the BVI. Shark Bay proper is a small, rocky, windswept bay […]

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Atop St. Croix’s Maroon Ridge

August 30, 2011

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Ras Lumumba picked me up in his Rasta-colored 1970s Land Rover and we set off for a drive along back roads to a viewpoint overlooking the north coast of St Croix. We were going on a hike, along with his daughter and another friend, but first Lumumba, a naturalist and exceptional tour guide, wanted to […]

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