Tag Archives: St. Croix History

Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sandy Point is one of five pristine beaches I have walked in the past year and it is one of the most accessible ones. I am not sure why St. Croix is not famous for our beaches because I have … Continue reading

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The Nature Concervancy – Estate Little Princess Greathouse, St. Croix

The plantation system of the Virgin Islands is very well documented with the Danes having kept incredibly detailed records of their period of colonial rule of the Islands. Scholars have been studying these records and The St. Croix Landmark Society … Continue reading

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Hiking with Children – Ham’s Bluff

Our trip to Frederiksted began with a stop at the Playground in town across from the Fort. My granddaughters love all of the equipment and search for the best in each park. In this case the incredible swings won. Both … Continue reading

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St. Croix, a 15 mile walk from Fort to Fort.

I had a great day on July 3, doing the Fort Christiansted to Fort Frederiksted, 15 mile, walk in about four hours and forty minutes or a pace of 3.2 miles per hour which was good enough to put me … Continue reading

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Hike to Hams Buff & Maroonberg

  The short walk up the hill from the National Guard Training Center at Hams Bluff should be a major attraction for visitors and a mandatory coming of age for every student in our local schools. The area is rich … Continue reading

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Point Udall @ Et Stykke Land, St. Croix

100 Million Years of History  Et Styke Land is the name of the estate at the Eastern most end of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands and it’s history was pretty much written in stone 100 million years ago … Continue reading

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The Wills Bay Baths and The Sugar Factory!

In my last post about the walk from Carambola to Wills Bay, I promise to comment on a trip to the Wills Bay Baths if I ever did the hike again. Well my friend Mitch scheduled a large group from … 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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