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Good Vibes

Before we actually got here, every night I had a contradicting thought. One second, I couldn’t wait to go and was more excited than I’d ever been, and the next, it was definitely the worst idea I’ve ever had and I should cancel my plane ticket right this second. 821 more words


Virgin Islands: Island Hopping Suggestions

I decided to finally explore the Virgin Islands.  Since I can be indecisive at times, and both the U.S. Virgin Islands, and British Virgin Islands both were equally appealing, I decided why not travel to a few in both! 1,370 more words


Malapascua Island

The biggest draw card to Malapascua is its diving, particularly the Monad Shoal where you can see the thresher sharks on early morning dives. The area is known as “cleaning station” where cleaner fish remove dead skin or parasites from the thresher sharks. 37 more words


All Clear

Greetings from de island friends,

I am happy to report that Hurricane Danny was literally a non-event, and Tropical Storm Erika has come and gone without a trace of evidence. 284 more words

St. Thomas

Waiting for a Better Day

I’ve always been excited to travel and to see the world. I wanted to move to England since I was seven years old. When I was 19, I moved to Cardiff, Wales and since then, the sense of “distance sickness” just got stronger. 674 more words


Tropical Storm Erika to Face Land Interaction on Friday with Long Term Repercussions for Florida, Bahamas

Front and Center: Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, and Florida. Also in the future: Flooding. It is finally starting to clear out in Dominica after a day of rainfall totaling more than 12″. 1,397 more words

Tropical Weather

Tropical Storm Erika bears down on Caribbean, and may hit the East Coast soon

As of 7:00 AM EDT/AST

Tropical Storm Erika now has winds sustained at 45 knots (50 MPH), and a pressure of about 1003 millibars.  The storm will likely continue to west-northwestward track at about 15 mph and impact Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, parts of Hispaniola, the Turks and Caicos, and The Bahamas over the next few days. 424 more words

Hurricane Season 2015