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Our B.V.I. Adventure is designed to give our family, friends and any other interested followers a look into the life of two expatriates making their way on the island of Tortola. Tortola is the largest island in the British Virgin Islands.

So, why did we move 2,000 miles away from our home in Knoxville, Tennessee? Michael accepted a position as the director of retail and international sales for a Caribbean clothing brand.



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Thursday, March 17, 2011


On Whitney's final afternoon in the BVI, we went down to Cane Garden Bay to soak up a little sun.  Little did we know, we would see our first ever shark!!!  Fishermen were drawing attention from cruise ship tourists as they were bringing in their catch for the day.
It was an ideal BVI photo opp, until we heard the words "Shark! Shark!" Sure enough, a small Caribbean reef shark was caught in the fishermens' net! 

I've been swimming and snorkeling at beaches all along Tortola's north side and I've never seen a shark...  But sure enough, that's exactly what these fishermen had found!

Here's a better look: