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Photo: 6 of 90, Album: Saint Thomas, USVI 2006
The start of the 99 steps. They are a classic example of the step streets built throughout Charlotte Amalie of ship-ballast brick during the mid-18th century. To get a grid pattern on the steep terrain steps were sometimes used instead of streets.

The start of the 99 steps [Click for larger picture (1200 × 1600)]