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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 112

Ship Card (visiting Island D-31) ~ When ss Mayan Sun drops anchor off the island of Andros, you spend the morning searching the caves at Morgan’s Bluff looking for the reputed treasure of the long-dead Welsh pirate, Captain Henry Morgan; (even though he said that there was ‘small hope’ of anyone finding it). In the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 111

Island Card (visiting Island W-140) ~ After your visit to Turneffe Island, Indigo Sails makes for the mainland for an arranged visit to one of Belizes’ ecolodges where there is a profusion of wild life. Jaguars, pumas, ocelot, coatimundi, spider and howler monkeys, ant eaters and tapirs all live in the dense jungle, sharing it … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 110

Ship Card (visiting Islands A-4, S-122 & S-123) ~ Before boarding ss Azure Sea and cruising to Cartagena and Isla de Baru, you cruise down Key Biscayne on a “Humble House” Tour which features starter homes from the 1940s-50s; these houses were built strong enough to still survive today’s hurricanes. Admire their tropical colours, A-Frame … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 109

Hurricane Card ~ The Indians of the Caribbean and Central America called him Yuracan or Jurakan, and some sacrificed living people to appease him … all to no avail. We have found no way to stop a hurricane in modern times either; so, with Category Five Hurricane Danielle on your tail you sail directly to … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 107

Island Card (visiting Island F-42) ~ During your visit to Culebra on board sv Tradewinds, the National Wildlife Refuge offers fine opportunities for bird watching (Gray Kingbirds, Bananaquits, Hummingbirds, Laughing Gulls and Pearly-eyed Thrashers among many, many others). There are also mangrove forests, spectacular beaches (try Playa Flamenco), superb diving and snorkeling on the mile-long … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 106

Ship Card (visiting Island R-119) ~ Today is a “Sea Day” on board ss Neptune. No islands to visit, no island excursions or sightseeing ~ just time for relaxation, reflection and contemplation. Your relaxation during the afternoon is a workout at the rock climbing wall, followed by reflecting upon your efforts on the different levels … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 104

Ship Card <Lose Island N-100 from your scorecard> ~ Collectors value highly the extremely colorful postage stamps of St.Lucia, many of which portray island flora and fauna as well as historical milestones; they are released in limited quantities due to the small population of this mountainous island. But, on your trip to the island capital … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 103

Island Card (visiting Island F-49) ~ While visiting Santiago de Cuba on board ss Mayan Sun you find a “Casa de la Trova” ~ a house of troubadours, where you and your friends enjoy an evening of partying to the Cuban rhythms of Salsa, Son, Rumba, Danzon, Cha-Cha-Cha, Mambo and jazz, all amid a crowd … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 101

Island Card                      (visiting Caribbean island/destinations W-142, W-143 & X-148) ~  You disembark sv Tradewinds in Dangriga, Belize and travel east to the famous Maya ruins at Tikal, Guatemala; then north through Mexico’s Rio Bec Ruin Route; thence to Palenque and on to Uxmal and Merida, before rejoining … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 100

Ship Card (visiting Islands R-117 & R-118) ~ Sailing on board ss Azure Sea, you visit and tour the Dutch island of Saba (pronounced say-bah), hiking up the 1,064 steps of Mount Scenery from the village of Windwardside. You pass through lush rain forests whose trees are covered in mosses, vines and epiphytes; where the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 99

Island Card                                       (visiting Island B-11) ~  Spend the day on an East End of Grand Bahama adventure; where you will learn about this island’s flora and fauna, visit beautiful beaches, eat freshly caught fish along with … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 98

Ship Card                               (visiting Island P-105) ~  The word on everyone’s lips when you awake on board ss Azure Sea is Carnival, Carnival, Carnival … that means the island of Trinidad with it’s Calypso tunes, steel pan bands, Soca rhythms, Mas (masquerade) costumes, … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 97

Island Card (visit Caribbean destination U-133) <Lose Island U-130> ~ As you set sail aboard ss Neptune from Costa Rica and its protected habitats, you head for Miskito Cay off the coast of Nicaragua where you find the turtle crawls ~ underwater pens in which to keep turtles captive while the turtlers scoured the seas … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 96

Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination U-133) ~ When sv Tradewinds docks close to Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica you are so overwhelmed by the beauty of the jungle and its inhabitants that you wish to spend more time here, so … you volunteer to work alongside the National Park Service rangers for a month, … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 95

Island Card (visiting Island L-77) ~ On board the ss Colombia you arrive at Fort-de France, Martinique late in the morning. Five minutes after arriving ashore you are drenched by a torrential tropical downpour, which leads to singing and dancing in the rainy streets, followed by a buying spree for a new dry wardrobe in … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 94

Ship Card (visiting Islands N-100 & N-101) ~ When ssc Island Dancer sails to St.Lucia, a visit to Pigeon Island is in order. This island (now connected to the mainland by a causeway) was used by pirates, notably a Frenchman known to seafaring Spaniards as Pie de Palo (peg leg), as a lookout point for … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 93

Island Card (visiting Islands B-8 & D-30) ~ If your wish is to disappear from civilization for a few days, try Long Island in the Bahamas for your disappearing act. Explore the over forty different colonial settlements scattered around this island, the largest being Deadman’s Cay and Clarence Town. Most of the population in these … Continue reading