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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 246

Ship Card (visiting Island H-58) ~ While on board ss Mayan Sun moored off Tortola you treat yourself to a West Indian delight ~ dinner on the outside deck at the home of a native Tortolian: Fresh fruit daiquiri, spicy papaya soup, chicken in a coconut shell accompanied by home-grown greens and vegetables, newly baked … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 245

Island Card (visiting islands R-115, R-116 & R-120) ~ When you visit the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao on board the ss Magellan on your cruise of the Western Caribbean, you will hear the Creole language of Papiemento being spoken by islanders across the social spectrum. This language is a blend of local Indian, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 244

Island Card (visiting Island P-107) ~ On board ss Neptune today you dock at Tobago, where the island’s spectacular rain forests are protected by a law dating back to 1776. This law states that “these forests shall remain forever unalienable for the express purpose of attracting rains”. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 243

Island Card      <Lose Island N-99> ~ When visiting Bridgetown, Barbados, on board ss Neptune, you go on the Rum Tour shore excursion which tells you about the politics and economics of the sugar crop which has been the mainstay of the Bajan economy for over 300 years. You tour a distillery and see … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 242

Ship Card (visiting Island L-83) ~ If you are looking for a true island hide-away then the island of La Desirade will fit your bill. Life is extremely simple on this table mountain in the sea which was for some years a leper colony. Today, islanders either fish in their lively-colored fishing boats, graze sheep … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 241

Island Card (visiting Island N-104) ~ During your visit to Dominica (dom-i-nee-ka), the Nature Island of the Caribbean, on board ss Colombia, your shore excursion takes you to this island’s Catholic Cathedral which is built of volcanic stone and glass with different sections telling of Dominica’s past history; the Carib Indians, Christopher Columbus, French Plantations, … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 239

Island Card.          (visiting Islands A-4 & D-29) ~  South Florida parks offer great outdoors classrooms. So before sailing on board MV Riviera for Cat Island in the Bahamas, visit Crandon Park, Key Biscayne, and get your feet wet when you cast your nets in sea-grass beds and pull in shrimp, crabs … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 237

Island Card <Lose Island M-86> (visit Caribbean destination P-108) ~ When Indigo Sails docks by the town of Windward on the island of Carriacou in the Grenadines, you see villagers of Scottish descent carrying on the tradition of wooden boat building, using the white cedar of this island and the greenheart tree from Guyana. These … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 236

Ship Card (visiting Island X-145) ~ After sv Tradewinds leaves Cozumel and it’s coral reefs late in the evening, you wake the next morning, look out of your cabin window and see above you grey Maya temples perched atop a cliff above tall, wind-swept palm trees and white sands, with the blue Caribbean Sea pounding … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 235

Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination U-133) ~ Costa Rica is an adventure. When visiting Puerto Limon on board ss Neptune go north to Tortuguero National Park, which is tall forest, palm groves, waterways and beaches. Canal/river trips with a local guide show you woodpeckers, howler monkeys, three-toed sloths, turtles, “walking palms”, cougars, ocelots, ant eaters, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 234

Ship Card (visiting Island M-86) ~ Visiting Carriacou on board sv Tradewinds you wander north to the hills and wonder at Nature’s blessings. White Imortelle and dogwood trees dot the lush landscape; bougainvillea and flamboyants flourish along with ferns and vines: In the greenery live glossy cowbirds, ramiers, southern mockingbirds, Antillean grackles, elaenias, cuckoos, yellow … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 233

Island Card (visiting Island V-134) ~ During your cruise to the Bay Islands of Honduras on board ss Magellan you dive the reefs off the island of Roatan (part of one of the largest Barrier Reefs in the world) and begin to understand why these reefs have such a well deserved, world-class reputation. Organizations such … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 232

Ship Card                  (visiting Island X-144) ~  When ss Azure Sea arrives in Cancun, Mexico, you take the two day shore excursion to visit the city of Merida which the Maya called “The Place of the Fifth Point”, indicating that it was the centre of the universe. You … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 231

Island Card (visiting Island X-147) ~ Visiting Isla Holbox (pronounced ohl-bosh) off Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsular while on board ss Caribbean Star, the highlight of your morning is a walk along a beachcomber’s fantasy ~ a wide expanse of beach, miles long and littered with millions of sea shells of every conceivable Caribbean variety. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 230

Ship Card (visiting Island Z-157) ~ While on board sv Tradewinds your visit to Garden Key is spent snorkeling off the white sand beaches of the Dry Tortugas, and learning about the endangered lives of four species of sea turtles ~ the Green, Leatherback, Atlantic Ridley and the Hawksbill. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 229

Island Card                    (visiting Islands K-71 & L-80) ~  ss Magellan has a Caribbean Art Auction on board during your cruise to St.Barthélemy and you learn about different island artists and sculptors from visiting lecturers. Later in the cruise you begin your own Caribbean Art collection with … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 227

Island Card (visiting Islands L-77 & N-100) ~ Travel “La Trace” route to Mount Pelee which erupted in 1902, wiping out Martinique’s capital of St.Pierre. Your trip takes you through the Pitons Carbet mountains where a hike to the top of Piton Carbet will afford you of a wonderful vista of all Martinique and even … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 226

Ship Card (visiting Island E-33) ~ Your visit to Salt Cay in the Turks and Caicos Islands is highlighted by seeing migrating humpback whales from your dive boat. Your dive site is the H.M.S. Endymion, an 18th. century wooden British warship in 30 feet of water. All that remains of her are cannons, ballast, anchors … Continue reading