British Virgin Islands: Swimming the Islands

W. Hodding Carter and Hopper at the beginning of the journey on the northern tip of Virgin Gorda. (Paolo Marchesi)
W. Hodding Carter and Hopper at the beginning of the journey on the northern tip of Virgin Gorda.

W. Hodding Carter and Hopper at the beginning of the journey on the northern tip of Virgin Gorda.

W. Hodding Carter swimming by a coral reef near Ginger Island.

W. Hodding Carter swimming by a coral reef near Ginger Island.
(Paolo Marchesi)


Palm trees on Peter Island.

Palm trees on Peter Island.
(Paolo Marchesi)


A view from the top of Salt Island.

A view from the top of Salt Island.
(Paolo Marchesi)


Hopper after a swim on Cooper Island.

Hopper after a swim on Cooper Island.
(Paolo Marchesi)


A beach on Peter Island.

A beach on Peter Island.
(Paolo Marchesi)


W. Hodding Carter on a pier on Cooper Island right after making the Ginger Island to Cooper Island crossing.

W. Hodding Carter on a pier on Cooper Island right after making the Ginger Island to Cooper Island crossing.
(Paolo Marchesi)


Island keeper Henry Leonard watching for boats from the pier on Salt Island

Island keeper Henry Leonard watching for boats from the pier on Salt Island
(Paolo Marchesi)


The start of the journey. The first strokes on the start at Virgin Gorda.

The start of the journey. The first strokes on the start at Virgin Gorda.
(Paolo Marchesi)


A hill on Salt Island

A hill on Salt Island
(Paolo Marchesi)


And another hill on Salt Island.

And another hill on Salt Island.
(Paolo Marchesi)


W. Hodding Carter standing on Peter Island

W. Hodding Carter standing on Peter Island
(Paolo Marchesi)


Hodding on Peter Island

Hodding on Peter Island
(Paolo Marchesi)

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