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My Pre-trip report

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My Pre-trip report

After many months of planning, we leave tomorrow morning. You would think that someone that used to live on island would not act like a little kid on Christmas morning, but that is not the truth. Every trip we plan to STJ is exciting!

We shipped a box ahead because we are carry on people but... our well traveled carry on busted a handle when I was pulling it out of the closet and with little time and even less patience, we decided that we would pack one suitcse for the 2 of us and check it. I really hate waiting at the baggage claim when all I want to do is get to STJ, but that is what we are doing. We did each pack a suit and one outfit in our carry on, just in case.

We are booked with Capt John for a BVI trip on Saturday and we are planning to be at the Beach Bar on Sunday. Those are our only plans. There will be many forum folks on island; from TA and the VIOL forum. Many of us have been in contact, thinking about getting together, but my husband and I have decided that we will try and get together by chance but will not make any solid plans.

The majority of the trip will be introducing our friend to the island. I know she will get it from the moment we get off the ferry, so it will be that much more fun for me.

I will be back with a trip report, I hope that I can remember to jot down my thoughts each day but that rum fog can be tough sometimes! :)

Have a great week!

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I think it is awesome that you are still so excited! We are planning our 15th anniversary trip and I am more excited about it, by a factor of at least 10x, than I have been about the past trips.

Have a great trip!

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I know you will have a great trip- wishing you safe travels!!!

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Have a fabulous time!!! When you come back and write your trip report, don't forget to indicate when we should take into consideration the "rum fog"!!

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Wishing you safe travels and fair winds and following seas on your trip to BVI on Saturday. Much appreciation to you and many others on the forum for your helpful advice on various topics that are all things St. John. It makes planning for a first time trip to STJ a whole lot easier! Relax and enjoy...hope your friend likes it as much as you and your husband do!

Shellseeker ~ June '10

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I've been doing the vacation dance for over a week. My hubby finally admitted last night that he was excited too. Our flight leaves in 16 hours 30 minutes!!!! Can you tell I'm excited?!!!!! Trip #18 dance~~dance~~dance~~

Hopefully catch up with you on Sunday.


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If I could get over to STJ on Sunday I would but it's another working day for me so I'll wait for your trip report to vicariously savor it all, Have a safe trip and a great stay! Cheers, and may the rum fog prevail!

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