Aubrey Levons, Owner of Big Bamboo in Anegada, Passes Away at 72
Nov06

Aubrey Levons, Owner of Big Bamboo in Anegada, Passes Away at 72

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Aubrey Levons, the owner of the world famous Big Bamboo beach bar, restaurant and cottages on the island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands, has passed away at the age of 72. According to the this article from virginislandnewsonline.com, Mr. Levons passed away at his home early this past Friday, November 3rd, four days shy of his 73rd birthday. The acting Premier of the Government of the British Virgin Islands released a...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Loblolly Bay, Anegada, BVI
Nov02

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Loblolly Bay, Anegada, BVI

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I haven’t written one of these posts since before the hurricanes but the reaction to this image of Loblolly Bay on the island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands was so popular that I thought it would be a great one to reintroduce the series. Plus, the fact that it was taken from Big Bamboo, a popular beach bar on the island, certainly didn’t hurt. Anegada was devastated by Hurricane Irma, taking the full brunt of its eye, but...

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Soggy Dollar Bar Releases Update
Oct18

Soggy Dollar Bar Releases Update

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The owners of the world famous Soggy Dollar Bar, a beach bar located on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands and home to the equally famous Painkiller cocktail, announced in a release to its email subscribers the formation of a new relief fund. The “Soggy Dollar – Virgin Islands Community Relief Fund” was formed “for the purpose of helping the restoration of Jost Van Dyke community it is a part of, and its natural habitat,”...

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Sixty Seconds at the Soggy Dollar Bar
Oct11

Sixty Seconds at the Soggy Dollar Bar

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While we wait for the Soggy Dollar Bar and the other beach bars Jost Van Dyke and other islands in the British Virgin Islands to rebuild, it’s nice to have videos like the one above to remind us of just how wonderful these places were before the hurricanes. As great as they were before, it’s exciting to think about what new form they will take in the future. I have no doubt they’ll come back better than ever and...

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BVI Beach Bars Status Update And How You Can Help
Sep14

BVI Beach Bars Status Update And How You Can Help

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Pubclub.com travel blogger, Kevin Wilkerson, recently penned two articles regarding the condition post-Hurrican Irma of some of the more popular British Virgin Islands (BVI) beach bar and fundraising efforts on their behalf. Including updates on such BVI institutions as Bomba’s, Foxy’s, the Soggy Dollar and Rhymers, Wilkerson’s posts provide the most comprehensive list I’ve been able to find online not just of these beach bars but the...

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