Category Archives: St. Croix Plants

On Judith’s Hill, A Backyard Cure for Diabetes

The biodiversity of plants on St. Croix are a record of all of the various groups who have occupied the island. There are plants from the Mayan Peninsula of Central America, the Orinoco river of South America, the European Colonizers, … Continue reading

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Sugarloaf Hill, Goat Hills and St. Croix’s East End Park System.

The only thing rarer than meeting other hikers in this area of St. Croix is getting rain on a hike. This rugged area is generally avoided by most visitors and locals except for a quick ride up the hill to … Continue reading

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In Search of a Water Fall – Hiking the Hams Bay Gut.

I am definitely excited over hiking the Hams Bay gut on another occasion. This is not yet one of my primary destinations for a lot of reasons. On the negative side there were the ants. Millions of the little critters … Continue reading

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The Hike From Carambola to Wills Bay Baths

I don’t know if the hike from Davis Bay to Wills (sometimes called Annaly) Bay is the most popular tourist hiking tour on the island or not, but I do know that the last time I hiked it, I saw … Continue reading

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St. Croix and 2000 Years of Imported plants

On my walk through Princess from the Palms Hotel to Quality Market and back, I was able to count 47 different plants I could identify by their common name. Once that is done, it is relatively easy to find the … Continue reading

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