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A TASTE (Dhawg) …

is all that WorldWide Cruise Line’s Caribbean Cruise Board Game (and this blog) can offer anyone interested in learning about the realities of the world that surrounds us. More importantly, it is hoped that this game can also offer a taste of our inner world which is to be found by reflection, contemplation and meditation. … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 80

Ship Card                            <lose Island N-102 from your scorecard> ~  Including America’s intervention in 1983, Grenada has lived a turbulent history. Firstly, with French forces fighting the Carib Indians for possession, ending, in 1652, with some of the last of the Kalinago (Carib … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 79

Island Card                     (visiting Island F-45) ~  During your stopover in the Dominican Republic on board ss Magellan take your tennis racquets to Casa del Campo and spend the day playing the “Wimbledon of the Caribbean”; or, grab your sticks and play the famous “Teeth Of the … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 78

Ship Card                          (visiting Islands L-83, N-102, R-116 & S-122) ~  Dictionaries and phrase books in various languages (Spanish, Dutch, English and French) are available from the cruise staff on board ss Magellan when she sails from Cartagena to Aruba, then on to Grenada … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 77

Island Card                        (visiting Island K-72) ~  First called Malliouhana by the fierce Carib Indians, this island was christened Anguilla (an-gwee-ya) by Columbus in the 1490s. Both words translate to eel in their respective languages. Anguilla, with it’s white powdered sands edged by brilliant blue … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 76

Ship Card                 (visiting Islands C-17, C-19 & C-21) ~  Before you sail on down to Shell Island and Man-O-War Cay in the Abacos on board your crewed sailboat Indigo Sails, you stop at Walker’s Cay where you dive Shark Rodeo, (afterwards finding out that far too many of … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 75

Island Card                  (visiting Islands C-15 & D-25) ~  During your yoga cruise through the Caribbean from Windermere Island towards Stocking Island in the Exumas you learn from the yoga master on board that through sacrificing personal interests, you can worship ~ that is work towards healing the … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 74

Ship Card               (visiting Island M-87) ~  When visiting Bequia (the largest island in the Grenadines) on board ss Caribbean Star be sure to bring back an example of the marine art of scrimshaw (engravings in bone on a variety of collectibles), or a vividly colored original naïve painting. … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 73

Island Card                      (visiting Island P-105) ~  Your visit to Trinidad on board mv Riviera shows you an international mix of races, cultures and religions living together  ~  English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Middle Eastern and East Indian; with Hindu temples and Muslim mosques standing next to … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 72

Ship Card              (visiting Islands B-11, C-17 & D-27) <Lose destination A-1> ~  The worst place to be in Miami when the twelve stories high ss Neptune sails out of Government Cut at the start of it’s cruise to Grand Bahama, Man-O-War Cay and Staniel Cay, is driving down Alton … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 70

Ship Card            (visiting Islands H-61 & H-62 on your scorecard) ~  During your cruise through the British Virgin Islands onboard ss Magellan you rent a kayak on Beef Island and paddle through the Sir Francis Drake Channel (named after the English naval entrepreneur who first sailed this channel in 1595). Keep … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 67

Island Card                       (visiting Islands F-46 & F-47) ~  Visiting Haiti on board ss Colombia, you learn that the Haitian Revolution on the island of Hispaniola in 1791 led to the only successful slave revolt in Caribbean and American history. The name of the western … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 65

Island Card            (visiting Islands A-1, X-145 & X-147) ~  Before sailing from Miami to Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres on board ssc Island Dancer you spend the day on South Beach, mingling with people at the Miami Beach Art Deco Weekend with its concerts, street fair and movies.  ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 64

Ship Card                      (visiting Islands A-4, G-53 & G-54) ~  As ss Azure Sea sails towards Key Biscayne, you pass the photographer’s gallery, but instead of the usual photos, there are wonderfully colored drawings and paintings, by various children and grown ups on board, of the … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 63

Island Card                            (visiting Island Q-114) ~  When sv Tradewinds visits the island of Chimana Grande in Venezuela’s Mochima National Park the ship’s captain anchors in a large cove ringed by rocky cliffs; you then take the ship’s dinghy to explore the small … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 62

Ship Card                                      <Lose Island W-139> ~  ss Caribbean Star anchors off Ambergris Caye and you decompress on the beach, relaxing in your hammock with the muffled sounds of waves breaking on the reef offshore and the occasional screech … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 61

Island Card                       (visiting Caribbean destination W-143) ~  Visiting Livingstone, Guatemala, on board Indigo Sails, you learn that every Maya child has a Nahual ~ an animal protective spirit ~ which helps the child communicate with Nature throughout his life. You also learn that the Guatemalan … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 60

Ship Card                       (visiting Islands Z-159 & Z-160) ~  While mv Riviera is docked in Miami you are shown the Everglades by your Miccosukee Indian guide: When the airboat goes past Tear Island he reminds you that his tribe believe that they exist to protect the … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 59

Island Card                       (visiting Islands N-100 & N101) ~  Your shore excursion in St.Lucia, when you visit onboard mv Riviera, is a performance of Derek Walcott’s masterpiece of poetic drama “Dream on Monkey Island”, at his open-air theatre on Pigeon Island.  ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 58

Ship Card                (visiting Island N-99) ~  There are plenty of sites to see for history buffs in Barbados. While visiting the island onboard ss Caribbean Star find your way to National Heros Square, (formerly known as Trafalgar Square), with its statue of Admiral Lord Nelson: Nearby St.Michael’s Cathedral has … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 57

Island Card                   (visiting Islands C-13 & C-14) ~  Harbour Island was once (along with its inhabitants, Brilanders) one of the more prosperous places in the Bahamas ~ this due to it’s boat building renown. Now it is justly celebrated for the miles and miles of pink … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 56

Ship Card                       (visiting Islands E-38 & E-39) ~  Originally the Crossing Place on Middle Caicos was used by the early settlers at low tide to cross over the sandbars to North Caicos. Nowadays, the Crossing Place Trail and Caves is an eco-tourism project highlighted … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 55

Island Card                     (visiting Island K-76) ~  Relax in St.Kitts with a stay at a Plantation Great House, restored and converted into a luxury inn with beautifully landscaped grounds, grass court tennis, croquet and afternoon tea. Continue your relaxation with a sampling of local fare for … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 53

Island Card           (visiting Island X-146) ~  During your yoga retreat cruise to Isla Mujeres on board ss Mayan Sun, you learn that when the ancient philosophers use the word “worship” it means acknowledging that the forces of nature are giving things and we are receivers. The most basic form of … Continue reading