Traveltalkonline.com Forums


BVI Cruise Schedule TTOL Sponsors BVI Travel Calendar
Forum Statistics
Forums39
Topics30,141
Posts223,296
Members25,411
Most Online2,218
Jan 21st, 2020
Top Posters(30 Days)
GaKaye 59
Kennys 42
RonDon 40
Cathyg 30
Member Spotlight
Islandercpl
Islandercpl
Brunswick - Upstate NY
Posts: 74
Joined: September 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Who's Online Now
35 registered members (John, OllieEh, SXMScubaman, marybeth, mikeandsandy, sail445, Todd_Melinda_K, biglar, bailau, botnot, JohnInAL, Mikel, JandIrene, sunmantwo, Fletch, cbinparadise, Kevin_B, jagmansr, pburke40, Paul6363, zeus1963, firstcharter, Thistle, belair209, Breeze, deputydog1157, 9 invisible), 229 guests, and 367 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Trip report 1-arrival weekend #92684
04/02/2016 11:15 AM
04/02/2016 11:15 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
Sandsailsun Offline OP
Traveler
Sandsailsun  Offline OP
Traveler
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
What a fantastic trip we had....travelling this time with the same couple we have gone to Greece with on two separate fall sail flotillas. They have tons of sail experience but newbies to BVI. so much fun to show them around and introduce them to the many friends we have now made over the years....most of you through this amazing TTOL community .

Fly day starts with. 03:45 wake up call...yuck...smooth comfy jet blue flight Portland, JFK to SJU

[Linked Image]

Overnight in San Juan then meet up with our friends at the cape air counter Saturday AM for adventure.....oh boy let the fun begin ...

[Linked Image]

As usual thoroughly enjoyed the puddle jump over to EIS...never get tired of the first glimpses of the spectacular turquoise water from the cape air window

We have arrived and are beside ourselves with excitement .

[Linked Image]

Have some time to kill before catching the 1 PM Speddy's to Spanishtown....what to do?

[Linked Image]

Man did that first Carib taste good ....and the roti from the trellis bay market was scrumptious ....Wow has this place expanded since last year....good for them .They served up what looked like an excellent BBQ at the FMP too.

Arrival in Spanishtown and excitedly get our rental from L&S to head for provisions and a bit of site seeing along our route to our Leverick home base. ... bucks and Rosie's first stops then Copper Mine ...gorgeous day

[Linked Image]

[Linked Image]

Up next ....hog heaven of course...such a treat

[Linked Image]

......a couple of blondiies

[Linked Image]

.....my favourite handsome bartender

[Linked Image]

And the unsurpassed view

[Linked Image]

OK now to head home over the hill.....oh how I missed this place

[img]http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r544/kimsc1/BVI%20March%202016/image.jpg15.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r544/kimsc1/BVI%20March%202016/image.jpg12.jpg[/img]

.....and these people

[img]http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r544/kimsc1/BVI%20March%202016/image.jpg13.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r544/kimsc1/BVI%20March%202016/image.jpg14.jpg[/img]

All settled aboard then a lovely evening with our BVI family....early to beddy after a very long but fun filled day of adventure......

Sunday Funday began like this ....oh dear what a time


[img]http://i1171.photobucket.com/a...DA-611D-4BAA-8088-E09BAF39B1F7.mp4[/img]

.....and now we skip to Monday afternoon ....after a day of serious recovery we anchored up in one of our favorite spots over between Biras and Bitter end...

Hello Anouck .....love this lady and her amazing jewelry

[img]http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r544/kimsc1/BVI%20March%202016/image.jpg17.jpg[/img]


...spectacular relaxing evening and soft pastel sunset

[img]http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r544/kimsc1/BVI%20March%202016/image.jpg16.jpg[/img]

ANEGADA awaits us in the AM....


Kim

BVI Sponsors
Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Sandsailsun] #92685
04/02/2016 11:37 AM
04/02/2016 11:37 AM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 400
Salida, CO
Riverfrontbrewer Offline
Traveler
Riverfrontbrewer  Offline
Traveler
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 400
Salida, CO
Awesome, the beginning of one of Kim's legendary trip reports! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/toast.gif" alt="" />


[Linked Image]
Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Sandsailsun] #92686
04/02/2016 02:48 PM
04/02/2016 02:48 PM
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 363
long island, new york
M
macaroni Offline
Traveler
macaroni  Offline
Traveler
M
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 363
long island, new york
Just curious...why don't you fly right into VG with Cape Air?

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Riverfrontbrewer] #92687
04/02/2016 02:55 PM
04/02/2016 02:55 PM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 855
JAX
jphart Offline
Traveler
jphart  Offline
Traveler
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 855
JAX
Great as always Kim. But why not fly right into VG? We've "flagged stopped" there a couple of times from SJU on Air Sunshine..

BTW, I've booked a Greece charter for Sep 2016. Looking for your trip reports. Carole never saved em all?

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: jphart] #92688
04/02/2016 03:12 PM
04/02/2016 03:12 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
Sandsailsun Offline OP
Traveler
Sandsailsun  Offline OP
Traveler
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
We use the commuter books - The times for VG with Cape Air are limited in comparison with EIS. We have had to change to later flights on many occasions with weather and flight issues from the east coast and there are several flights a day into EIS.

Great to hear about your Greece trip ...not sure about the reports but they should still be there. ...world wide forum


Kim

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Sandsailsun] #92689
04/02/2016 05:09 PM
04/02/2016 05:09 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 483
Austin, TX
TackingAg Offline
Traveler
TackingAg  Offline
Traveler
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 483
Austin, TX
Soo looking forward to your next reports! Thanks for taking the time!!!!

Last edited by TackingAg; 04/02/2016 08:39 PM.

~~~~_/)~~~~
"The TTOL Member Map Guy"
TTOL Member Map
TTOL Member Map Form
Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Sandsailsun] #92690
04/02/2016 06:13 PM
04/02/2016 06:13 PM
Joined: Mar 2016
Posts: 40
J
Jul55 Offline
Traveler
Jul55  Offline
Traveler
J
Joined: Mar 2016
Posts: 40
Wow! Can't wait to arrive next week! Beautiful!!

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Jul55] #92691
04/02/2016 07:22 PM
04/02/2016 07:22 PM
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 426
Mardi_Gras Offline
Traveler
Mardi_Gras  Offline
Traveler
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 426
Kim , great report and pictures.

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Sandsailsun] #92692
04/03/2016 10:10 AM
04/03/2016 10:10 AM
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 1,783
Maine
Breeze Online content
Traveler
Breeze  Online Content
Traveler
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 1,783
Maine
Interesting Kim....
What is the over/under driving to Portland ME vs driving to Bangor flying BGR to PWM?
Just curious... thanks !

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Breeze] #92693
04/03/2016 10:49 AM
04/03/2016 10:49 AM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 450
Traverse City Mi
Aleta_skipper Offline
Traveler
Aleta_skipper  Offline
Traveler
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 450
Traverse City Mi
Always a fun read thanks for sharing. cheers


~~~~~_/) ~~~~~

[Linked Image]
Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Breeze] #92694
04/03/2016 11:07 AM
04/03/2016 11:07 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
Sandsailsun Offline OP
Traveler
Sandsailsun  Offline OP
Traveler
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
Quote
Breeze said:
Interesting Kim....
What is the over/under driving to Portland ME vs driving to Bangor flying BGR to PWM?
Just curious... thanks !


I've never really done that research but would expect the flight options to be minimal and prices higher from Bangor to Portland....I would rather drive the few hours . we usually stay overnight in Portland at a park and fly that allows 3 weeks and take the early flight out . ...not sure if that answers your question?


Kim

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Sandsailsun] #92695
04/03/2016 12:21 PM
04/03/2016 12:21 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 2,947
VIRGINIA
B
BEERMAN Offline
Traveler
BEERMAN  Offline
Traveler
B
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 2,947
VIRGINIA
Keep em coming, great photos as usual! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/toast.gif" alt="" />

Last edited by BEERMAN; 04/03/2016 05:08 PM.
Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Sandsailsun] #92696
04/03/2016 12:36 PM
04/03/2016 12:36 PM
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 1,783
Maine
Breeze Online content
Traveler
Breeze  Online Content
Traveler
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 1,783
Maine
I was just curious, and really, it is completely your choice. What makes you happy makes me happy, too.


I live in far western Maine, 2 hour drive time to PWM. We've always chosen to drive to BOS which is actually just a couple hours S of PWM, and can access non-stop BOS to SJU, but Park and Fly out of BOS is no way 3 weeks in any instance.

So , yes, you did lead me to the answer to my question. PWM has some great options and I'm happy for you !

Re: Trip report 1-arrival weekend [Re: Breeze] #92697
04/03/2016 03:14 PM
04/03/2016 03:14 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
Sandsailsun Offline OP
Traveler
Sandsailsun  Offline OP
Traveler
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,176
Miramichi NB Canada
We have also flown from Boston ... Not easy getting there from here that's for sure.... But soooo worth it


Kim


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1