|We arrived back in St. Thomas with the big boys.|
So, back on St. Thomas we were and wasn't it just fabulous to see everyone at the CYOA docks once more. We caught up on the happenings around the docks, visited with Erica and her dogs and even had a cuddle with an 8-week old puppy. Dinner out at Betsy's with Jay & Deb and then Bella Blu with Duane & Laura was fun but then we were ready to head off to the wilds of the National Park on St. John.
As is often the case we headed to the south shore and ended up in Lameshur Bay. In the park we pick up a mooring ball so as not to damage the seabed with the anchor and Mowzer & crew quite happily settled in for few days in this idyllic anchorage with a few other boats.
|Not a building or street in site - just so peaceful.|
|St. Thomas is off the chart to the left, we're the red chevron in Lameshur and we hiked to the bay just above Ram Head.|
|Salt Pond Bay in the background and the actual salt pond we walked around.|
|Nanny Point where the boat went up on the rocks. Five people were rescued but the boat was destroyed.|
|You can just make out a couple of bigger pieces of white wreckage on the beach from far away.|
|Closer in, it's a mess. One garbage bag is not much but hopefully a few others will do the same.|
|Bits of coral and rock propped up on this outcropping.|
|This had the spookiest feeling, like a graveyard.|
|Reclining in the sun...|
|With his faithful pup nearby.|
|Smokey the Bear say, "Please take care!" The whole area was dry as a tinder-box despite rain last night.|
|The view down to Ram Head at the end of the coast.|
|At the top of a 100' crag of rock, this has to be the most tenacious cactus ever!|
And finally we finished up our morning stroll with a rocky scramble along the eastern shore of Lameshur Bay. We were hot and sweaty and the water felt oh so refreshing as we both jumped in as soon as we were back on the boat.