Sunday, January 03, 2010

ST. JOHN, USVI EPISODE 1

we spent last week snorkeling in st. john, usvi. unfortunately, i don't have an underwater camera, so the most amazing things we saw will remain up to your imagination. however, i'll be posting above water photos until i run out! here is the view from the ferry from st. thomas. there isn't an airport on st. john...we rented a jeep wrangler, here is the view from chateau bordeaux, an inn on our way to coral bay...
here's our jeep mightily powering up the switchbacks to the house we rented...
we enjoyed this lovely view of coral bay from our rented house...
we faced east and i saw the sunrise each day... these were the best...


early in the week we went to trunk bay, which has the only marked underwater snorkeling trail i've ever seen. snorkeling for dummies?
a big orange boat, and a little tiny surfer, at left...
sadly, we did come home yesterday. here is the view leaving st. john. and it's quite cold here in zone 6b right now!


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous photos!
-sis

miss m (InfG) said...

Oh my, aren't you the lucky one ! That is quite a paradisiacal post! I hope (rather I know) you had a great time. Coming back is not easy, I know, but welcome back anyway and Happy New Year ! :)

Your pics are fabulous and that goes for the new banner too !

sophie munns said...

What bliss for you - especially after all that snow and cold Em!
Wonderful to feel almost as if we have joined you for a moment in paradise!

Stunning views and I did laugh at the reference to the marked snorkeling path underwater ...never would have thought!
Supected you must have gone on holidays... nothing being posted on the garden for a bit!

Happy New year and a brilliant 2010 to all in your world!

em said...

sis, thanks!

miss m, we had a great time. this vacation was a long time coming! happy new year to you too, and thanks for the comments!

sophie, happy new year to you too, and thanks for the comments! i thought perhaps the photos would remind you a bit of where you live, also?