which isn't very difficult to do. Because the U.S.
government has one of its most diverse National Wildlife
Refuges on Culebra, land developers haven't made much of
a toehold there, either. There are three roads, each of
them leading to a beach, and 2,000 people on the
11-square-mile island. Most people live in Dewey, the
town all the locals call "Culebra," and everyone is
friendly, laid-back and unaffected. Stop in for an
introductory beer at the Dinghy Dock.
Hike across the
is land to Playa Flamenco, one of the most spectacular
beaches anywhere in the Caribbean, and see how many of
the 85 kinds of birds that nest on Culebra you can