A cruise ship sails out of Charlotte Amalie harbor in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. This photo was taken from the balcony of a guest room at Marriott Frenchman's Reef resort. According to travel expert Stephanie Abrams, "I feel sorry for the people on the ship who have to sail away from this wonderful destinations after only short number of hours. The only way to really appreciate, enjoy and experience the beauty, history, culture and delights of this special island is to spend days or weeks here, not hours! And for those who spend all their time in the shops of St. Thomas, they have no idea of all that they've missed!This is a multi-faceted destination that can't be absorbed in one afternoon or one day.