Friday, August 1, 2014

St. John, US Virgin Islands

My idea of paradise…

Driving on the left and sharing the road with donkeys, goats, iguanas, and an occasional bull.  

Reading on a balcony with roosters crowing below.

Admiring tropical flowers.

Relaxing in the shade of a sea grape tree with the ocean breeze in my face, captivated by the ocean’s beauty.

Snorkeling, lots of snorkeling.

Watching sea turtles eat and purple sea fans sway with the ocean currents.

Searching for colorful sea glass and the perfect round stone.

Hiking to beautiful places.

Exploring sugar plantation ruins.

Spending time with my family.

Coming home after a safe and fun trip.

I have missed being here in my little creative space.  I forgot how much I love playing with photographs on my computer, although iphone apps are a great substitute when I don’t have a computer close by. 

Today I am sharing some of my vacation finds with Kim Klassen’s Friday Finds, my first image is textured with kk_0603 and the boat image is textured with kk_totalgrunge.

I hope you are savoring the last days of summer.  Summer always ends too soon…  

Thank you so much for stopping by!!
Have a great weekend!!

 Kim Klassen dot Com


  1. oh my goodness ... what a vacation! After seeing your photos, i feel totally relaxed! That first one is stunning ... all those shades of the ocean ... breathtaking! But say it is not so ... summer can not be winding down!!!

  2. Nothing like that water and oh my that water is stunning. I just went to Oregon and Washington and it took me 2 weeks of blogging to get through all of the images, I hope to see more.

  3. Oh my! What a dream place! Sounds like you had a marvelous time, relaxing, and enjoying the beauty of everything! Your photos are breathtaking!

  4. My idea of heaven blue sea and hunting for treasure, it looks like you have had a wonderful time...

  5. I don't think we have been to St. John before, looks like a great place to visit.

  6. Oh, looks like a wonderful place, Michelle !
    So nice you had a great vacation, lovely photos !
    Glad you're back ...
    Enjoy the weekend,

  7. lucky you- sounds like a great trip!

  8. What gorgeous scenery and interesting 'friends'!

  9. I love travel photographs. . . the opportunity to see another place and another culture. So happy for you that you had this wonderful vacation. Beautiful pictures and beautiful memories . . . every last one!

  10. Such a fabulous place, your photos are all so dreamy!