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Caribbean Meditation Olympic, Day 22

Ship Card     (visiting Islands C-13 & C-15 on the scorecard) ~  While visiting Harbour Island on board the ss Caribbean Star you can still see the influence of the original English settlers ~ Victorian horse and carriage can still be seen on the streets and the tea room still serves the infusion made … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 21

Island Card    (F-46) ~  Although the “discovery” of Haitian art is dated around 1940, the roots of Haitian primitive paintings go back to the mid-1800s where we can see a painting of the San Souci Palace which exhibits intuitive organization of space, visionary quality and stunning colors, predating by a hundred years the 20th. … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 20

Ship Card    (visiting Caribbean destination U-133) ~  When you visit Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge in Costa Rica on board ss Caribbean Star, you meet fellow travellers who left La Selva Biological Station and took a boat tour down the Puerto Viejo River into the Sarapiqui River then on to the San Juan … Continue reading

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Caribbean Meditation Olympic, Day 19

Island Card    (visiting Caribbean destination P-108) ~  The sights of the rainforest of Guyana were first written about by Sir Walter Raleigh, the English explorer, in 1596. Today, jaguars, hoatzin (the national bird) and naked-throated bellbirds still inhabit the rainforest along with greenheart trees, heliconia, orchids, epiphytes and the Victoria Regia lily, which has … Continue reading

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Caribbean Meditation Olympic, Day 18

Ship Card   (visiting Island  L-81) ~  Your timing is excellent as the ss Neptune docks at Guadeloupe during the three-day street party that is Carnival. Starting on Lundi Gras, followed by Mardi Gras and then Mercredi des Cendres (Ash Wednesday) when the islanders burn the spirit of Vaval, there are parades, colorful costumes, partying … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 17

Island Card    (visiting Island R-120) ~  During your cruise aboard the ss Colombia, your dive sites in the Bonaire Marine Park are highlighted by yellow tail snappers, peacock flounders, angelfish, seahorses and a parrotfish munching on the coral reef. The Park is full of different varieties of coral ~ from redlip blenny and yellow … Continue reading