A Papier-mache art piece we couldn’t resist.

Marie and I are hooked on buying meaningful souvenirs when we travel. In one of Merida’s huge super markets, we found, in their art department, these papier-mache creations, and had to have them.

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George and his wife, Marie, sailed professionally, chartering boats in the Bahamas, then in the Virgin Islands. They then leased an uninhabited island, Little Thatch, in the British Virgin Islands, and turned it into a small hotel. After six years, they left the island and bought a lovely beachfront property on Jost Van Dyke (BVI) where they built Sandcastle Hotel and the original Soggy Dollar Bar. George is now the author of Incredible Virgin Island Adventure: A True Story.

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