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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 92

Ship Card (visiting Island L-81) ~ As you approach the island of Guadeloupe on board ss Magellan and then sail around the two wings of this island butterfly, you begin to understand why the Arawak Indians named this island Karukera (the Land of Beautiful Waters) ~ it could be a brief rain-shower that clears the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 91

Island Card <Lose Island F-48> ~ After ssc Island Dancer docks in Kingston Harbour in Jamaica, you visit Port Royal which was called the “wickedest city on earth” when it was a buccaneer headquarters in the late 1600s. In the year 1720, two female pirates, Anne Bonney and Mary Read, were tried here and sentenced … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 90

Ship Card (visiting Islands D-24 & D-25) ~ Pastel colors paint Georgetown, Great Exuma, pink, yellow and blue. Your sailing ketch Indigo Sails is moored in the deep blue waters between Georgetown and Stocking Island; Stocking, with its fabulous white sand beaches and pristine beauty protects Elizabeth Harbour from the wilder waters of the Atlantic … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 89

Island Card (visiting Island E-37) ~ mv Riviera anchors off Pillory Beach on Grand Turk, so a day of sun, sea, sand and scuba diving is called for. You meet up with a dive boat going to the Tunnels, with its coral arches leading divers from sandy flats directly out over the 6,000 feet drop … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 88

Ship Card (visiting Island N-104) ~ When visiting Dominica on board ss Mayan Sun, visit the National Museum in Roseau and see wonderful prints portraying 18th Century life on this island, with views of the lives of the free Creoles, plantations at work, local dancers, the linen market and women washing clothes in streams. More … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 87

Island Card (visiting Island F-40) ~ During your visit to Puerto Rico on board ss Azure Sea you surf the waves of this island’s Atlantic Coast from Borinquen Point to Rincon. Later in the evening, drive to La Parguera Bay where, at night, microscopic organisms are seen in the ocean glowing pink, green and blue … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 86

Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination W-142) ~ After admiring the paintings, sculptures and literature which grace the walls and the library on board ss Caribbean Star you explore the town of Dangriga for more examples of Belize’s unique blend of cultures ~ British, Spanish, Maya, Garifuna, East Indian, African, Chinese and German Mennonite. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 85

Island Card (visiting Island R-118) ~ Sint Eustatius (also known as Statia) was the first country to officially acknowledge the fledgling United States of America on November 16th. 1776, when Fort Oranje fired its cannon in salute to the United States brig Andrew Doria, which was flying the new Stars and Stripes flag. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 84

Ship Card <lose Island C-12 from your scorecard> ~ On board sv Tradewinds you visit Eleuthera and spend the day diving: Firstly Rock Sound’s natural grotto ~ a deep green ocean hole inside of an inland lake connected underwater to the nearby ocean. Deep means when the father of scuba descends in a submersible and … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 83

Island Card (visiting Island V-135) ~ When you arrive at East Harbour on the island of Utila aboard your sailboat Indigo Sails a day of exploring is called for. This island has a quaint charm with colourful wooden cottages highlighted by their scalloped trim and the bright colours of the surrounding tropical flowers. Hire a … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 82

Ship Card (visiting Island F-40) ~ When ss Magellan docks in Puerto Rico be sure to sight-see the fabulous local flora and fauna. The 28,000 acre El Yunque rainforest is home to 200 different species of trees, also ferns, vines, palms and dwarf forests. Lizards, tree snails, orchids and tiny tree frogs (coqui) live in … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 81

Island Card (visiting Island T-126) ~ From the deck of mv Riviera you see Kuna Indians from El Porvenir island paddle their canoes toward their own autonomous region within mainland Panama. Here in the jungles the women of the tribe find and study its inhabitants ~ parrots, owls, blue Morpho butterflies, poisonous golden frogs, jaguars, … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 Indian) men throwing their women and children off a northern precipice (Morne des … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 Dog”, a Pat Dye designed championship golf course, with … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 and finally the quiet, peaceful isle of La Désirade, where you find … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 waters is a beach lovers dream come true. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 76

Ship Card (visiting Islands C-17, C-19 & C-21) ~ Before sailing 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 and scuba dive Shark Rodeo, (afterwards finding out that far too many of these beautiful beasts are massacred every year): In … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 injured parts of nature ~ by helping to … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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. The other choice you have among the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, 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 Protestant and Catholic churches. ~ Continue reading