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Lars Hemel
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The treasure caves at Norman Island are said to be Robert Louis Stevenson's inspiration for his novel Treasure Island.

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Norman Island is the most southern island of the British Virgin Islands neighboring St. John (US Virgin Islands) and Peter Island. Its highlight and world famous adventure tale is that of the three different treasure caves that have been found and explored since the 1750s in Privateer Bay. It is said to have inspired Robert Louis Stevenson to write his book Treasure Island and many divers still hope to find a hidden cave or caverns somewhere which is still filled with pirate treasures. Other popular bays around the island are Bight Bay, Soldier Bay and Benures Bay. Its interior gently rolling hills invites for beautiful hikes up to the 427 feet high Norman Hill and beyond. Popular dive sites and snorkel spots are Angel Fish Reef, the Caves and the pinnacles creating dive site the Indians near Pelican Island.



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