St. Croix Blog by Locals

    Show your love of St. Croix with a Crucian Bracelet

    Show your love of St. Croix with a Crucian Bracelet

    While it is generally known the world over that women love jewelry, that has never been more obvious to me than here on St. Croix.  While I am accustomed to seeing women » read more » 

    Jump off the Frederiksted Pier!

    Jump off the Frederiksted Pier!

    A favorite pastime of locals and visitors alike is jumping off the Frederiksted Pier. St. Croix is one of the few places left that allows the public to jump off a working » read more » 

    Go for a run or walk

    Go for a run or walk

    There are many areas here on St. Croix to go for a run or, if your more my speed, a walk. If you are going to get some exercise, you might as » read more » 

    Tamarind Tree

    Tamarind Tree

    Scientific & Common Names: Tamarindus indica, more commonly known as the tamarind tree Native to:  Tropical Africa Description: The tamarind is a long-lived, medium-growth, bushy tree, which attains a maximum crown height of 40 to 60 feet. » read more » 

    Kapok (Silk Cotton) Tree

    Kapok (Silk Cotton) Tree

    Scientific & Common Names: Ceiba pentandra, commonly known as the kapok, silk cotton, jumbie tree, and ceiba tree Native to:  Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, northern South America, and tropical west Africa Description: The kapok is a rapidly growing » read more » 

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