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  • Monday 5th JanuaryTravelling home........ Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Jan 5, 2015
  • Sunday 4th JanuaryAfter breakfast we walked over to our closest beach and spent over an hour on this totally deserted beach just reading and sunbathing. The beach is unsuitable for swimming but the sand was powder soft and it was bliss. Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Jan 4, 2015
  • Saturday 3rd JanuaryIn the morning we relaxed at the villa and then we headed over to Long Bay and had lunch at Tropical Fusion. It was a simply cooked Caribbean meal which was tasty and had a great view overlooking the Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Jan 3, 2015
  • Friday 2nd JanuaryWe chilled out at the villa and had lunch outside there. In the afternoon we snorkelled at Brewer's Bay and then sunbathed. We had dinner at Origin (sushi bar in Road Town). It was still enjoyable but Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Jan 2, 2015
  • Thursday 1st JanuaryAfter breakfast we headed over to Smugglers Bay and sunbathed and snorkelled. The weather and snorkelling conditions were perfect and we saw plenty of beautiful coral. We had lunch at Sebastian's which was actually very good despite a Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Jan 1, 2015
  • Wednesday 31st DecemberAfter breakfast we relaxed at the villa and then had lunch on the table outside overlooking the sea. We spent the afternoon at Long Bay (near the airport) sunbathing and reading. On the way back we called at Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Dec 31, 2014
  • Tuesday 30th DecemberAfter breakfast we snorkelled at Well Bay and we were lucky enough to see a huge Eagle Ray and a massive porcupine fish. We had a casual lunch over at Trellis Bay which was very tasty indeed and the Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Dec 30, 2014
  • Monday 29th DecemberIn the morning we relaxed at the villa and then we had lunch over at Long Bay Beach Club hotel looking at the stunning beach. We paid a visit to the supermarket at Soper's Hole and then had dinner Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Dec 29, 2014
  • Sunday 28th DecemberSuch a lazy day and we relaxed around the villa all day. Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Dec 28, 2014
  • Saturday 27th DecemberWe arrived on Tortola and headed straight to the villa. We unpacked our clothes and opened a bottle of wine. Posted by scotia174 in Tortola | Dec 27, 2014
  • The BVIs, Part 6: Of Hot Dogs and Hooch The next morning we headed over to Cane Garden Bay to check out the Callwood Distillery. Although no one knows exactly how old the distillery is, the stone and brick architecture suggests that the distillery, which uses sugarcane instead Posted by TraceyG in Escape From New York | Jan 25, 2014
  • The BVIs, Part 5: Please, Sir, I Want Some MoreOn Sunday evening we decided to relax at the house with some pina coladas before heading out for the evening. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/293321/large_2013_BVI_elmsuns Posted by TraceyG in Escape From New York | Jan 26, 2014
  • The BVIs, Part 1: BBQ, Boulders, and BlacklistsWhen [[http://traceyg.travellerspoint.com/42/|your last tropical vacation]] involved unimaginable horrors like low water pressure and plastic wine glasses and a boat nicknamed "The Divorcinator," the last thing you want on your next vacation is to rough i Posted by TraceyG in Escape From New York | Jan 31, 2014
  • The BVIs, Part 4: A Soggy, Stress-Free DayThe day after the worst Christmas since 1978, when I accidentally glued my eye shut with the sticky remnants of a chocolate-covered cherry, we hopped a ferry to Jost Van Dyke, where I planned to spend the entire day eating Posted by TraceyG in Escape From New York | Jan 27, 2014
  • The BVIs, Part 3: Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal It was now Christmas Day, and I'd naturally made our lunch plans well in advance. I decided on the Lambert Beach Resort, an out-of-the-way property at the far eastern end of Tortola, and through a series of emails I Posted by TraceyG in Escape From New York | Jan 28, 2014
  • The BVIs, Part 2: We're Just a Couple of SwingersBack on Virgin Gorda, during a day trip in which we locked ourselves out of our car, defied the AARP by climbing a bunch of ladders at the Baths, ended up on a blacklist for latecomers at Little Dix Bay, Posted by TraceyG in Escape From New York | Jan 30, 2014
  • Jost Another Week in Paradise[center][/center] If I told you Jost Van Dyke is Dutch for “incredibly tiny island,” you might believe me, given that this little island in the British Virgins is small enough to walk Posted by vicki_h in . | May 22, 2013
  • ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA High winds and seas delayed our arrival in Tortola, but as soon as we docked, both Ed and I escorted tours of the island in the local taxis. Our guide, Courtney, was a Posted by Swenigale in SERENITY 4- YOU MEAN THERE'S MORE? | Jan 8, 2013
  • CHRISTMAS EVE IN TORTOLA, BVI The Serenity has company at the dock in Tortola. The ship on the left is the AIDA LUNA from Germany. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/92262/6EBD88042219AC68 Posted by Swenigale in SERENITY 4- YOU MEAN THERE'S MORE? | Dec 26, 2012
  • Five Nights on the Barefoot IslandThere are thousands of tiny islands in the Caribbean, so don’t feel bad if you have never heard of Jost Van Dyke. Not many people have. It is only a few square miles, after all, and easily gets lost in Posted by vicki_h in . | May 29, 2012
  • Transatlantic: Part 1Hello, Merry Xmas! This is part one of of the bumper Christmas special posts; one letter I wrote on the ocean and one now that my feet are on solid ground. So get a glass of port, some blue cheese and Posted by matthinc in All at Sea | Dec 28, 2011
  • Life without a GPS In Joburg whenever we went somewhere new we simply typed the address into our GPS and went on our way. Getting to new places in Tortola is a little more complex thanks to the lack of street names. We had a Posted by Tashley in BVI Baby 2011 | Mar 1, 2011
  • Triathlon - BVI style On Saturday morning I woke up at 6am and wondered dragged myself out of bed while Ash slept in (have probably never been more jealous of her!). But it was for Posted by Tashley in BVI Baby 2011 | Feb 15, 2011
  • A night at the watering hole As you may have guessed from our first blog, “the great trek”, BVI is really far away from South Africa and quite different in many ways! So needless t Posted by Tashley in BVI Baby 2011 | Jan 14, 2011
  • Our First Proper Scuba Dive A bit of background to start….. We did our scuba certification just before we left for BVI. Our qualifying dives were done in Bass Lake (just outside of Joburg) wher Posted by Tashley in BVI Baby 2011 | Jan 11, 2011
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