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Virgin Islands Travel Guide

Taking a Trip to the Virgin Islands

Taking a Trip to the Virgin Islands The United States Virgin Islands offers a magnificent journey to a tropical paradise. The first inhabitants were Arawaks, Caribs, and Ciboney. When Christopher Columbus visited the islands in 1493 while searching for a route to India, he met the people on the islands, calling them Indians. Columbus was so impressed with the beauty of the land that he called the islands, The Virgins, referring to the legendary beauty of St. Ursula and her 11,000 virgins. After his visit, exploration and colonization of this area was actually quiet. However, explorers making their way to the Virgin Islands around 1587,
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The Land of St. Croix

The Land of St. Croix St. Croix, one of the four Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, is 82 square miles and an adventurer’s paradise. Whether you enjoy a guided tour or rent a car to explore the island on your own, you will find this to be an amazing and beautiful island. Although you can enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches, cool, calming water, or the warm sun, the island offers so much more. For example, you can take time to visit the Estate St. George Botanical Gardens. There, you will be impressed by the land and lush woods. These gardens are spread out over 16 acres
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Visiting St. Thomas

Visiting St. Thomas Making up the four islands of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean are St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, and the lesser known island, Water Island. Although all the Virgin Islands are magnificent, many people love spending time on St. Thomas. This island is 32 square miles of tropical paradise with beautiful trees, sandy beaches, turquoise water, and hospitable people. When visiting St. Thomas, you can simply rest and relax or take a guided tour along the many, mountainous roadways to enjoy breathtaking views. While there are so many things to
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Tropical St. John

Tropical St. John St. John is one of four islands that make up the United States Virgin Islands. With an international reputation of pristine beaches, spellbinding turquoise water, and perfect weather, it is no wonder more than two million people make their way to experience the islands each year. In addition to the incredible environment of St. John, there is also the cultural and artistic side. Of course, St. John would be nothing without the bronzed skinned people who welcome guests warmly. With such diversity, St. John Island is truly a magnificent place to
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Fun and Sun in The Bahamas

Fun and Sun in The Bahamas Over the years, the people of the Bahamas have been able to successfully, promote the islands, making this a very popular destination, especially for Westerners. With 700 islands and 2,500 cays, this is a beautiful part of the world, great for both energy and relaxation. The environment ranges from coral reefs to mangrove forests to high-rise hotels, meaning there is a part of the Bahamas that can be enjoyed by all. The original people of the Bahamas were called Lucayans, which was an Arawak Indian tribe that arrived sometime around the start of the 9th century. These people were very peaceful,
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Nassau and Paradise Island

Nassau and Paradise Island Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, is an energetic center for all the islands. Although the famous pirate, Blackbeard, sunk many ships around Nassau, the island’s harbor was perfect protection for the city. Because of this, soon magnificent Victorian mansions were built along with 18th century fortresses, cathedrals, and the wonderful “Queen’s Staircase”, which features 66 steps that lead to a panoramic view. The island of Nassau consists of ancient forts, noble mansions, local and international crafts, luxury hotels, casinos, cruise ship docks,
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Pyramids of Mexico

Pyramids of Mexico When in Mexico, you definitely want to take time to explore and uncover some of the most amazing history as you visit the Yucatan Peninsula. There, you will be met with incredible and mysterious structures to include pyramids and temples! The Mayan civilization was mathematical wizards, highly skilled workers who were way ahead of their time. In addition, these people were highly skilled in planning and executing the building of incredible structures, constructing massive cities with only rugged tools. Today,
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