Why You Should Travel To The U.S. Virgin Islands Right Now


“The hills are becoming green again.”

People in the U.S. Virgin Islands repeat that refrain like an incantation these days. It’s true. Like Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the Caribbean, the USVI—the islands of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix—were thrashed by hurricanes Irma and Maria earlier this year, with ferocious winds that stripped the tropical paradise bare, leaving steep hillsides with trees denuded, as if from a forest fire. But thanks to an especially wet few months, the palm trees are sprouting new green shoots and foliage is returning...........

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