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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 299

Island Card (visiting Island M-93) ~ Call ahead when you are on board ss Mayan Sun and reserve a room on Petit St.Vincent. Your stay is total seclusion in old-fashioned Caribbean style. A hammock on the beach with a red flag hoisted for privacy, and if you require room service raise the yellow flag. ~ Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 298

Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination W-143) ~ ss Colombia arrives in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, during the local Fiesta celebrating Holy Week (before Easter Sunday), when villagers from the surrounding area honour two important deities ~ Jesus Christ of the Catholic Church, and the local Maya god. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 294

Ship Card                   <Lose Island J-65> ~  Arriving at St.John in the U.S. Virgin Islands you learn that man and Nature can make life difficult, even for a National Park. Hurricanes have battered the island, a severe drought causes problems, construction projects hurt vegetation and silt run-off … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 293

Island Card                       (visiting Island Y-151) ~  ss Caribbean Star anchors off Bloody Bay on Little Cayman; Bloody Bay Wall starts at 18 feet below sea level then drops off to a depth of 1,000 feet in usually excellent visibility, making it easy to see … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 292

Ship Card (visiting Island J-66) ~ When visiting St.Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) in late April on board ss Neptune, you run into the Carnival celebrations with Mocko Jumbies (stilt-walking spirits), steel bands, Quadrille dancing (for everyone), calypso music, outrageous costumes and dancing in the streets for the whole two weeks of this non-stop Street Party. … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 291

Island Card (visiting Island N-110) ~ When ss Colombia visits Ile du Diable (Devil’s Island) off French Guiana you see a harpy eagle flying overhead. He is soon to be flying over the jungle and the Wayama Indians who live there among the jacaranda and tabebuia trees, the vines and orchids, the purple macaws and … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 290

Ship Card (visiting Island Parish G-51) ~ When ss Colombia docks in Hamilton, Pembroke Parish, Bermuda, your shore excursion is a visit to the Underwater Exploration Institute with its simulated capsule dive from this volcanic island to the ocean floor 12,000 feet below; also there are scale model wrecks, huge murals and an aural introduction … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 289

Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108) ~ When ss Mayan Sun visits Georgetown, Guyana, you hope to coincide your visit with one of the many different festivals: Muslims celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad; Hindus commemorate Deepavali ~ the Festival of Lights; Christians observe Christmas and Easter; Chinese New Year is a New Moon Party … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 288

Ship Card                           (visiting Island Q-113) ~  The islands of Los Roques are now a Venezuelan National Park and fishing is limited to traditional methods; even so, when ss Caribbean Star anchors off Gran Roque your day of bonefishing is an exciting introduction to … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 287

Island Card (visiting Island M-87) ~ While visiting the island of Bequia (beck-way) in the fabulous Grenadines on board mv Riviera you visit the small whaling museum which shows how the islanders made their living chasing whales in small boats with a master harpooner always ready to cock his arm and let fly his harpoon. … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 286

Ship Card <Lose Island V-134> ~ A great day of sunbathing and snorkeling around the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras ~ beginning in the shallows with green and purple parrotfish, trigger fish, jacks, rock beauties and sergeant majors ~ then, further out, the awesome sight of the ocean floor disappearing beneath you at … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 284

Ship Card (visiting Islands A-2 & F-46) ~ When you visit Haiti be sure that you get to travel on board one of the brightly decorated buses that are the people-movers of the island ~ tap taps. The cage on the back has graceful curves and sweeps which are embellished with colorful stars and a … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 282

Ship Card                           (visiting Islands T-126 & T-128) ~   The Cruise Staff of ss Azure Sea encourage the children who are sailing onboard to start pictorial journals tracking the many memorable moments of their cruise to Cayos Holandes and Porvenir Island in Panama’s … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 281

Island Card                           <Lose Island P-105> ~  During your stopover in Trinidad on board Indigo Sails you have to be rescued from the La Brea Pitch Lake ~ the world’s largest asphalt deposit, with its self-replenishing supply. You have definitely stepped in too deep … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 279

Island Card                       (visiting Island B-11) ~  When visiting Grand Bahama on board ss Colombia ~ take another cruise ~ this one will take you over the local reefs to see brightly-colored corals and sponges with a huge variety of marine life ~ sharks, stingrays, barracuda, parrotfish, … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 278

Ship Card (visiting Islands E-32, E-34 & E-35) ~ You arrive on Providenciales through the Leeward Cut on board ssc Island Dancer. The ship’s Captain anchors in the crystal-clear turquoise waters of Grace Bay from where you take the dive boat and visit Little Water Cay with its Nature Reserve protecting the rock iguanas. In … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 277

Island Card <Lose Island Parish G-51> ~ During ss Colombia’s voyage to Bermuda you visit the shipboard casino for a lecture given by a world-class poker player, in order to learn how to best play the games of chance; but, you still lose your dollars that evening when you play for real … Lose Pembroke … Continue reading

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WWCL Meditation Olympic, Day 276

Ship Card (visiting Island C-22) ~ Take a few days off from your cruise aboard the ssc Island Dancer and stay “Somewhere Different” in Abaco. Enjoy rest and relaxation plus home cooking and expertly guided bonefishing. All of this in a small rustic retreat amid naturally landscaped gardens surrounded by land and marine life as … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Meditation, Day 275

Island Card (visiting Island T-127) ~ When visiting Isla Bastimentos off the Panamanian coast on board mv Riviera, you take the dive boat miles out to sea and try to find one of the many Spanish galleons that were wrecked hundreds of years ago, along with their treasure of bullion and jewels. ~ Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Ink, Day 274

Ship Card (visiting Island F-49) ~ Cuban painters and art have made a huge contribution to Caribbean culture; ranging from Wilfredo Lam’s masterpiece “The Jungle” (1943); to Elso Padilla’s installation “For America” (1986); and Flavio Garciandia’s “Visit to the Tropical Art Museum” series (1994). ~ Continue reading