Adventure Guide to the Virgin Islands, 5th Edition (Hunter by Lynne M. Sullivan

By Lynne M. Sullivan

Accomplished insurance of either the USA and British Virgin Islands, together with St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, and extra. exciting historic, ecological, and cultural evidence convey the islands and their citizens to lifestyles, whereas functional details smoothes the way in which for a enjoyable holiday. large assurance of the islands’ secure usual components either on land and underwater. colour pictures.

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The 40-mile trip takes an hour and 15 minutes, and one-way tickets cost $45. Morning and afternoon departures from each island are convenient for both day-trippers and over-nighters. By Cruise Ship More cruise ships stop in St. Thomas than any other island in the Caribbean. It’s not unusual to see five large ships in the Charlotte Amalie harbor at one time, which explains why the little town is sometimes described as overcrowded. Small ships can dock right at King Wharf on the city’s waterfront.

Thanksgiving Day n DECEMBER 25th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christmas Day 26th . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christmas Second Day Island Celebrations n 23 Legal Holidays - British Virgin Islands n JANUARY 1st. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Year’s Day n MARCH Second Monday . . . . . . . . . . Commonwealth Day n APRIL n MAY First Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Labor Day n JUNE Late May/early June . . .

Organic Act Day n JULY 3rd . . . . . . . . . . West Indies Emancipation Day Emancipation announced in Frederiksted, St. Croix, in 1848. 4th. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Independence Day Fourth Monday . . . . . . . . . . . Supplication Day A day of prayer asking that no hurricanes hit the islands. n SEPTEMBER First Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Labor Day n OCTOBER Second Mon . . Columbus Day, Puerto Rico Friendship Day A boat trip is made to Puerto Rico to express friendship.

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