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I am going to tell a story about my experience bringing my best friend from Florida to ST.Thomas the Caribbean Island home where I am from and buy the time I am finished you will want to experience the adventure we had and check it out yourself but I must warn you, you have to go with friends & family you can’t go alone because the trip will be boring so here it goes.

My friend and I was coming back home from job corps on a family vacation well actually she had to go back home to Miami first so I went home and she came 2 days later and that’s when the fun began… upon her arrival I went and picked her up from the airport but before she reached, my mother cook some Caribbean food for her so she can see what we are all about, any way when she arrived at the airport she was so excited to be in the Virgin Islands.

She wanted to see everything and go everywhere but before we went sightseeing I took her home to eat on that day my mother cooked oxtail and season rice with fried plantain and corn and her drink was our local brow soda, I can’t really remember what flavor she had but I can tell you this she went back home with a whole case lol!

Any who after she had finished eating she was so full that she almost forgot about the sightseeing but I wanted her to see everything so I reminded her, the first place I took her was to the different hotels and where they were located, the first one was the most popular one that all the tourist like to come to when they are here and that one was the Marriot Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort and she was amazed she did not want to leave the hotel lol!

The second Hotel I took her to was the Windham Sugar Bay Hotel and Spa well let me tell you she called her mother and was telling her mother about that hotel and we even went by the pool side where she saw a pretty green iguana she screamed and I laugh because it was more afraid of her than she was of it, but somehow she managed to take a picture of it.

We left the hotel area and we went around the Red Hook area where there is a little shopping area out there and she went in one of the stores and bought a little souvenir for her mother, then I took her across the street to the Duffy’s Love Shack and she ordered a banana dackery, I told her by the time she goes back home her clothes is not going to fit her she going to have to buy new ones she laugh, any who we left there and on our way coming into town I took her to one of our most popular beach the Magen’s Bay Beach she could not believe the sand and the water because by the time we reached out there the sun was shinning of the water she said she had never seen anything like that before and once again the camera came out.

I could tell you she took more pictures than me but it was all fun. We left the beach and I was coming home because I had planned to take her out, and our way home we took a hill I call mafolie hill and I told her to look and she screamed because she could not believe the sight she saw the whole entire water front(The Charlotte Amalie Harbor)and of course the camera came out again lol, I also took her on our parade route that takes place every year, like around carnival which is in the whole month of April and early May and judging from her reaction she wants to come back and believe you me she did.

As for our little outing I planned to take her to was the Green House bar and restaurant where our local Caribbean band The Pour Passion Band was playing and let me tell you she had a ball, and of course the camera was out and about again. The next day I took her to Coral World which a sea aquarium and I laughed till I cried and peed myself because talk about being a coward, she screamed when she saw the baby sharks in the water but she wasn’t afraid of the baby turtles.

We also went In the underground aquarium and just as she was about to take a picture a sting ray came right up on the glass and she nearly fainted Lol…… and since we were in the area we went swimming on the coki point beach and we did snorkeling too now that was the first time I ever did anything like that.

Later on that evening we took a night into town and went Duffy’s Love Shack out at the Red Hook Marina she made some friends and we drank until the sun came up, that morning I couldn’t remember what I did that night but I can tell you this I WAS NOT DRIVINGï


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This sounded like a wonderful time, I enjoyed the read. I went to St. Thomas eons ago nothing like going with someone that lives there. April C

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