This story contains large amounts of fun knowledge adventures food animals and travel
This story contains large amounts of fun, knowledge, adventures, food, animals and travel.
When Flat Evan emerged from the big white envelope that Miss Egbert had sent to his Poppa Nana he had flown 2 314 miles over land and sea to arrive at the island of St Croix It took almost a full day Hi Poppa Nana
When Flat Evan emerged from the big white envelope that Miss Egbert had sent to his Poppa   Nana, he had flown 2,314 miles...
St Croix is in the United States Virgin Islands and is 27 miles long and 7 miles wide It is very warm there and close to the Equator so they never get any snow Because it is an island it is totally surrounded by water so you have to get there by boat or plane wow of water That is a lot
St. Croix is in the United States Virgin Islands and is 27 miles long and 7 miles wide. It is very warm there and close to...
The first thing Poppa Nana did was to laminate Flat Evan knowing he was going to be doing some water activities They did not want him to get soggy and melt After they had him safely waterproofed they thought he needed to hang out at the pool with Poppa and relax after his long journey
The first thing Poppa   Nana did was to laminate Flat Evan, knowing he was going to be doing some water activities. They d...
Next thing was to meet the dogs Roxi Padi who Flat Evan takes care of every now and then It was pretty exciting when Roxi Padi decided that Flat Evan looked like a fun toy and started to play tug of war with him Good thing Evan was laminated bark woof bark
Next thing was to meet the dogs, Roxi   Padi, who Flat Evan takes care of every now and then. It was pretty exciting when ...
Christopher Columbus visited St Croix on November 14th 1493 on his second voyage to the New World or what we call America Columbus named the island Santa Cruz Holy Cross There were Carib Indians living on the island and they shot arrows at Columbus and his crew Later people came from Denmark and England
Christopher Columbus visited St. Croix on November 14th, 1493 on his second voyage to the New World or what we call Americ...
The island became known for growing sugar cane which was turned into sugar for cooking and molasses from which rum was made Today the island has many large windmills leftover from these days of the sugar cane production You can even go riding through one on a horse so Flat Evan s Nana took him for a ride
The island became known for growing sugar cane which was turned into sugar for cooking and molasses from which rum was mad...
The settlers built 2 forts One in Christiansted in the middle of the island and one on the West side in Fredericksted The forts were built to keep the harbors safe from pirates and to protect the merchant ships When you visit today you can still see the canons that were used for protection
The settlers built 2 forts. One in Christiansted in the middle of the island and one on the West side in Fredericksted. Th...
Today the island is mainly for tourists who come to lay in the sun go diving or fishing Going underwater is like visiting a whole different world with all kinds of corals and fish Flat Evan couldn t believe all the things he saw and he especially liked the turtles Under the Sea
Today the island is mainly for tourists who come to lay in the sun, go diving or fishing. Going underwater is like visitin...
The barracudas would be very still and then open their mouths which had some very scary teeth
The barracudas would be very still and then open their mouths which had some  very scary teeth.
scuba diving There were grouper parrotfish many different fish everywhere you looked
scuba diving  There were grouper, parrotfish, many different fish everywhere you looked.
After an hour of diving Flat Evan was ready to get back on land and visit the creatures above water All that activity had made him hungry so Flat Evan took off fly fishing with his great Aunt Cassandra They caught a Snook which is Poppa s favorite fish to eat It was very tasty
After an hour of diving, Flat Evan was ready to get back on land and visit the creatures above water  All that activity ha...
When it comes to wildlife St Croix has many birds including pelicans frigate birds kestrals boobies and gulls Pretty much the same birds you find off the coasts in America There are also some small deer toads frogs geckos mongoose and Flat Evan s favorite the Iguanas There was an iguana who stayed up in the same tree the whole time Flat Evan was visiting They look sort of like a dinosaur but act like a chameleon as they will change colors to blend in with their surroundings Iguanas move very fast and if you are Roxi or Padi you do not want to get into a fight with them as they have big tails and long claws Even Flat Evan didn t want to get too close to these big guys
When it comes to wildlife, St. Croix has many birds, including pelicans, frigate birds, kestrals, boobies and gulls. Prett...
St Croix is beautiful with all kinds of flowers which make the island colorful all year around People grow many kinds of food to eat including bananas and mangoes In the yard is a mango tree which will grow mangoes that weigh up to 2 pounds each If one of those landed on Flat Evan s head well he d be even flatter than he is today and he d probably see a few stars too The great thing about mangoes is they make very delicious smoothies mmm yum
St. Croix is beautiful with all kinds of flowers which make the island colorful all year around. People grow many kinds of...
The other cool tree Flat Evan saw is called a Kapok tree It originates in Africa where they grow huge up to 20 stories high and live 300 years The tree next door is quite a large Kapok with awesome roots some spiny thorns on the branches The tree has been used over many years to make carvings oil and their fluffy seeds are used to make stuffing for life vests that people wear boating
The other cool tree Flat Evan saw is called a Kapok tree. It originates in Africa where they grow huge, up to 20 stories h...
After all the exploration he had done Flat Evan was ready to get flattened out on a floaty with Poppa It was nap time Next thing he knew Flat Evan was back in an envelope alongside some fish sugar cookies ready to share his St Croix adventures with his class
After all the exploration he had done, Flat Evan was ready to get flattened out on a floaty with Poppa. It was nap time. N...