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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 and … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 pencil … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 16

Ship Card (visiting Islands L-78 & N-104) ~ On board ss Magellan sailing past Dominica to Terre-de-Haut des Saintes in the Caribbean Sea, you see a variety of whales and dolphin in the waters off the port side of the ship. You see and hear a very vocal 45 foot long sperm whale breach the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 15

Island Card (visiting Island H-60) ~ While sailing past Norman Island aboard Indigo Sails you recall reading that this was the original site of Robert Louis Stevenson’s book “Treasure Island”, with its famed verse beginning “15 men on the dead man’s chest … “. RL Stevenson also summed up traveling ~ “for my part, I … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 14

Ship Card (visiting Island F-48) ~ Some of the finest art in the Caribbean has come from Jamaica: “Bird Man” ~ a fabulous, over five hundred-year-old, Taino Indian woodcarving of a part bird, part human creature: Sketches of the Jamaican Jonkonnu masquerade from the 1830s, parodying European culture: Political sculptures such as “Negro Aroused” by … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 13

Island Card (visiting Island Z-154) ~ ss Azure Sea docks in Key West and your shore excursion is a visit to the Key West Museum of Art and History. Here you find the paintings of Mario Sanchez, a self-taught artist who used egg yolk, coffee grounds and limestone dust to create local scenes on the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 12

Ship Card (visiting Islands A-1, A-5, X-144, X-145) ~ When you return to Miami on board ss Azure Sea after your cruise to the islands of Cancun and Cozumel, you take a boat tour of Biscayne National Park which includes Boca Chita Key, a view of various underwater wrecks and marine life, and also an … Continue reading