Monthly Archives: June 2012

School’s out for summer!

Anyone else hearing that song in their head when you read those words? Wednesday of this week was our last day with students, then Thursday “graduation,” and Friday final wrap up, so school is out! As is typical, it’s been … Continue reading

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Tortola Shopping

As many of you know, the shopping scene here on Tortola is somewhat limited. There are a few cute store, but the import duties and shipping prices make even everday items quite expensive.¬†Today, however, we were able to enjoy a … Continue reading

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Dominica: Last Day

Because of the strain of the previous day’s hike, our last day in Dominica was to be a relaxing one.¬† We were all feeling that hike in our muscles, and some of us (namely me) really struggled just walking up … Continue reading

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God Save the Queen

In honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebration this weekend, today’s been declared a public holiday here in the BVI! She’s had a marvelous reign thus far and has done amazing things for the monarchy in Britain, keeping it … Continue reading

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Dominica: To Hell and Back

I should preface this post by saying I was the only one who didn’t want to go on this hike. Call me crazy, but 7 hours on a Stairmaster did not sound like my idea of a good time! Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Dominica: The Nature Island

Thanks to Whit Monday (Pentecost Monday), last weekend was a 3 Day weekend! I told Tony I wanted to go somewhere with our day off, so we looked around at flight prices. We’d heard our friends talk about Dominica, but … Continue reading

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