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December 2014

link to Jost Van Dyke Then and Now part 2

Sydney's Peace & Love, Jost Van Dyke


Jost Van Dyke
Then and Now, Part 2
Into the Modern Age. 1970-2014

Story by Julian Putley

The BVI's fourth biggest island, Jost Van Dyke, has been blessed by geography and geology. Its location on the doorstep of the US Virgin Islands and the western end of Tortola makes it easily accessible. It also has some extraordinarily beautiful outlying cays and one outstanding palm lined beach, White Bay. This latter fact was not lost on two pioneering Americans, George and Marie Myrick. In 1970 the Myricks found that a piece of White Bay's waterfront property was for sale and they bought it. Over the next two years, with many setbacks, they persevered and constructed four cottages, two nonagons and two octagons, a bar and small restaurant. ...Read More

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