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Frolic is back BVIs; and they like it!

Published on 18 may 2017 at 0h00

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When we flew from Miami the plane was late leaving by an hour because they needed to put a sticker on the exit door. As a consequence we were an hour late arriving and had to call the ferry to Virgin Gorda to see if they would hold it as it was the last ferry of the day! They held the ferry for us and several other people on the flight so we arrived at Spanishtown in the dark. We went to Leverick Bay and saw Michael Bean's Happy Ahrrrr!


After a few days working on the boat we headed to Trellis Bay for the Full moon party. We took a mooring run by the Last Resort at about 1 PM and settled ourselves. At 4 PM we got ready to go to dinner when the man came to collect for the mooring. He asked if we had reservations, and we said we had dinner reservations, but he asked if we reserved the mooring. We never knew you could reserve a mooring! He said yes you could, but since we had dinner reservations we could stay the night, but we could not stay tomorrow as it was reserved for the full moon festival. We asked the cost and he said it was $30 today, but tomorrow it was $130 with a $70 certificate for dinner at the Last Resort. Wow! In Normans Island, we snorkeled the bay and saw the biggest Parrot Fish ever! Of course I couldn’t get a picture. We also hiked around a bit the second day. We Cruised up to ...

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