8 02, 2011

St John Carnival begins and we eat good


This was a great weekend for eating in St John. For the past two weeks, our guests, Bob and Betty at the villa and Angie and I have been inundated with bananas. When they come ripe on our trees, we end up with about 50 pounds at once. So we make banana bread, banana muffins, banana rum drinks, banana cakes… it just [...]

St John Carnival begins and we eat good2011-02-08T04:14:21+00:00
8 02, 2011

Pirates and the amazing power of Rum


There is this guy Bode living here. I don’t know his last name, and its possible he doesn’t have one. In fact, no one has a last name here. It’s a sunny place for shady people if you know what I mean. Bode is friends with a guy named Buddy (see what I am saying). Bode is probably 55, 200 pounds with [...]

Pirates and the amazing power of Rum2011-02-08T04:13:52+00:00
8 02, 2011

The Coconut Telegraph


The news on St John is not quite as important as in the states. Most of us don’t watch CNN or much TV at all for that matter. When we need news we turn to the Coconut Telegraph. An extremely low-tech network of HIGHLY efficient connections powered by the people. News travels fast on St John. There are only 5000 residents, and [...]

The Coconut Telegraph2011-02-08T04:13:22+00:00
8 02, 2011

Welcome to Paradise


Welcome to the new Starlit Escape Villa blog. A place, where like St John itself, we will forget rules and refresh our sanity with healthy doses of insanity. Insane beauty, crazy love stories, absolutely nuts people and the best local advice about St John Villas, Virgin Islands beaches, nightlife, dining and experiences. Please check in often to get the latest St John [...]

Welcome to Paradise2011-02-08T04:12:30+00:00
8 02, 2011

Angie’s words


Away from St John on a vacation to visit family makes me miss our beautiful home. Being here in Colorado reminds me how important water is to me. To live in a place completely surrounded by the clearest and most breathtaking waters is truly amazing. We are so fortunate to be able to return St John, the place we call home. Can't [...]

Angie’s words2011-02-08T04:10:17+00:00