Believe it or not, it took a long time to take this picture. Please notice the rooster at the corner of the frame. He was elusive but he had to be in the picture. We were coming from doing a little shopping and life seemed to slow down. We strolled down this old street and I could picture how it was to walk on this same street hundreds of years ago. It was an “ah ha” moment, indeed. I loved Christiansted Harbor and the old town although it wasn’t packed with tourists or filled shops. It was quiet and there was enough to entertain us as we walked along. We ate at a local place for lunch and we were content. The light was coming through the tight street at an interesting angle. There were vines and moss growing on the old walls. The proud rooster patrolled his territory. I hope he would of this picture.
It was about two months ago that I broke the news to my parents about our upcoming journey to move aboard our 37′ Cruisers Yacht, and take a year to cruise the Caribbean, ending up in St. Croix. Had I been able to make the two calls to my Mom and Dad at once they would have both replied in unison, “You had better get the kids into swimming lessons, yesterday”.
I think it is a good idea to move to the US Virgin Islands for a number of reasons. Many people don’t understand that the US Virgin Islands is an US territory and no passport is required to visit or move there. I’ve wondered many times why it took me so long to find it, being an US Citizen. The USVI is nicknamed “America’s Caribbean” and it holds true to its name. Continue reading
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