National Geographic : 1968 Jan
Azure arms of the Caribbean enfold cloud-dappled St. John, one of the three main U. S. Virgin Islands. Beyond Coral Harbor, in the foreground, lies Hurricane Hole, where Spanish galleons once hid from storms and pirates. Tortola Island, in the British Virgins, rims the horizon above Sir Francis Drake Channel. Warmed by the tropic sun and fanned by trade winds, the Virgins tempt visitors to scorn the clock as they loll in hammocks, build sand castles, race under sail, or tap toes to the beat of calypso troubadours.