‘THE PIRATES DELIGHT

…AFTER CHECKING INTO WEST END, TORTOLA CUSTOMS WE WILL BE TRAVELING ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF TORTOLA TOWARDS DEAD MANS CHEST. THIS IS A SMALL ISLAND THAT GOT ITS NAME FROM THE NOTORIOUS PIRATE BLACKBEARD, WHO AFTER A MUTINY PLACED 15 MEN ON THE ISLAND WITH ONLY A BOTTLE OF RUM – HENCE THE SONG “15 MEN ON DEAD MENS CHEST, YO HO HO AND A BOTTLE OF RUM”  HERE YOU WILL BE VISITING THE DEAD CHEST NATIONAL PARK. THIS IS AN UNINHABITED NATIONAL PARK THAT HOUSES AMAZING DIVE AND SNORKEL SITES.  VISIT CORAL GARDENS, AN AREA THAT GETS IT NAME FROM MASSIVE BRAIN, STAR, AND SHEET CORALS THAT RESEMBLE AN AQUATIC GARDEN.

…CONTINUING ON YOUR WAY, YOU HEAD A TAD BIT SOUTH TO NORMAN ISLAND, ALSO KNOWN AS TREASURE ISLAND.  NORMAN HOUSES 3 CAVES THAT ARE AMAZING FOR SNORKELING, EACH ONE A BIT DEEPER THAN THE LAST.  KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR TREASURE, LEGEND HAS IT SOME OF BLACKBEARDS RICHES WERE BURIED HERE AND HAVE NEVER BEEN FOUND.

…A SHORT LITTLE TURN INTO THE BAY WILL TAKE YOU TO THE SHORE OF NORMAN ISLAND WHERE YOU CAN ENJOY AN AMAZING LUNCH AT PIRATES BIGHT AND RELAX ON THE BEACH FOR A BIT.  KEEP YOUR ENERGY UP BECAUSE YOU MAY HAVE TO WALK THE PLANK NEXT.

…IF ONLY THE WILLY-T SURVIVED HURRICANE MARIA. RIP WILLY-T!

…WELL PIRATE YOU’VE DONE IT, SIT BACK AND RELAX AS YOU HEAD BACK TO ST JOHN CUSTOMS OFFICE FOR CHECK IN.  HAPPY HOUR WILL JUST BE STARTING IN RED HOOK SO GRAB A DRINK AND SHARE YOUR STORIES OF PIRATING THE HIGH SEAS.

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