My trip to the British Virgin Islands

In my early 20’s my father took me sailing in the Caribbean. I hate to say it, but I didn’t even know where I was during this time. He sent me this photo and I had to ask about where we went.

“We started in Tortola…sailed to Virgin Gorda and hung out at Bitter End…Josh Van Dyke…Cane Garden Bay …Marina Cay….” he replied. I seriously had no idea. I was young, self-centered, and didn’t appreciate what I had. Looking back at it now, I’d like to be able to say how special this trip was, but I was in a different place and mindset so the memories are thin. But something absolutely was instilled in me that I didn’t realize and that is the love of boating and island life.

So had he not taken me on this trip, I may never have discovered St. Martin and the islands in the Caribbean. The way that I am drawn to the island life and connect with people there could all be because of trips like these. So while I didn’t know what I had while it was happening, I can appreciate what it added to my life. And it has taught me to change my outlook on how I travel in the future.

My father took this photo of me. We both have a love of video and photography and at this time neither of us was doing it professionally. Now we work together, along with my brother, helping real estate agents and owners market their homes and vacation rentals with our marketing services, consulting, and shooting engaging photos/videos. Our company is Generating Media . And if you’re in need of such services, let me know.

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In my early 20's my father took me sailing in the Caribbean. I hate to say it, but I didn't even know where I was during this time. He sent me this photo and I had to ask about where we went. "We started in Tortola…sailed to Virgin Gorda and hung out at Bitter End…Josh Van Dyke…Cane Garden Bay …Marina Cay…." he replied. I seriously had no idea. I was young, self-centered, and didn't appreciate what I had. Looking back at it now, I'd like to be able to say how special this trip was, but I was in a different place and mindset so the memories are thin. But something absolutely was instilled in me that I didn't realize and that is the love of boating and island life. So had he not taken me on this trip, I may never have discovered St. Martin and the islands in the Caribbean. The way that I am drawn to the island life and connect with people there could all be because of trips like these. So while I didn't know what I had while it was happening, I can appreciate what it added to my life. And it has taught me to change my outlook on how I travel in the future. My father took this photo of me. We both have a love of video and photography and at this time neither of us was doing it professionally. Now we work together, along with my brother, helping real estate agents and owners market their homes and vacation rentals with our marketing services, consulting, and shooting engaging photos/videos. Our company is @generatingmedia . And if you're in need of such services, let me know. #caribbean #virgingorda #sailing #sailboat #bitterend #yachtlife #joshvandyke #canegardenbay #marinacay #normanisland #bvi #britishvirginislands

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