Whether you’re planning a wedding or vacation, here’s an opportunity to learn a little more about the Virgin Islands. How well do you know Paradise? See if you can identify the correct answers:
Legend has it that Christopher Columbus, peering out at the horizon, thought the island looked like a plump woman lying on her side, and thus named it Virgin Gorda (Fat Virgin). Whatever the origin of its name, the island – though only eight square miles -- is abundant in romantic villas with expansive views, ample beauty, and big opportunities for adventure,
Maybe the two of you prefer to lounge poolside, moving only occasionally to pass the cocoa butter or squeeze a lime into an icy tropical cooler. But if and when you’re ready for action, consider slipping on some clothes and cruising over to the many Emancipation Day celebrations lighting up the island of Tortola. Also known as “August Festival,” this year’s pageantry, parades and parties begin July 27 and conclude August 12.