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Magical Steel Pan Music Returns to Flamboyan

steel pan musician and vocalist Andrew Douglas performs on the pool deck at flamboyan on the bay

Written by Coconut Post

Whether you’re in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands as a visitor, a local — or always in spirit — Coconut Post keeps you posted on fun-filled news ’n views. Published monthly by Flamboyan On The Bay Resort & Villas, we’re focused on sharing our people, places, and fun things happening in paradise.

July, 2021

a round photo of a half of a coconut wearing yellow sunglasses shaped like flowers



Formally known as Tecoma Stans, Ginger Thomas is the official flower of the Virgin Islands. Distinguished by bright yellow blossoms and trumpet-like shape, it is also known as Yellow Trumpet Bush. Native to Florida, Texas, and other areas of the American Southwest, Ginger Thomas adapted easily to the islands and has become part of the traditional West Indian bush medicines.

According to promotional materials, Crown Bay Center is known as “A Regal Shopping Experience.”

Above: Shoppers ranging from cruise ship passengers to island residents enjoy the energetic ambience of Crown Bay Center.


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