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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 200

Ship Card       (visiting Island B-10)   <Lose Island B-7> ~  If you could not find the lost city of Atlantis off South Bimini, then look no further than Paradise Island where another fabled development has surfaced. Visit the various lagoons filled with marine life, luxuriate in your fabulous suite, enjoy the cabaret … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 199

Island Card           (visiting Islands H-58 & H-59) ~  Tortola in the British Virgin Isles is the start of your sailing vacation on board the 55 foot ketch, Indigo Sails. Underwater conditions are excellent, with visibility up to 100 feet, and this makes for a great dive to the wreck of … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 198

Ship Card         (visiting Caribbean destination P-109) ~  When Indigo Sails docks in Paramaribo, Suriname, you visit the tropical rain forests in the south, and find members of Conservation International gathering indigenous plants and meeting with the Shamans (wise men) of the Trio tribe who advise on the uses and medicinal properties … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 197

Island Card        (visiting Caribbean destination U-133) ~  During your yoga retreat cruise aboard ssc Island Dancer you visit the lower Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Here, amidst the abundant flora and fauna of the surrounding rainforest you begin to understand how Hindu philosophers recognized the sacred in the supposedly mundane, and how … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 196

Ship Card         (visiting Island F-41) ~ After ss Mayan Sun drops anchor off the island of Vieques, (the name is derived from the Taino Indian word for “Little Island”), you go ashore and take a trip around the island on horseback. During your ride you see the sugar cane crop in … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 195

Island Card         (visiting Islands J-67 & J-68) ~  One of the best beaches around St.Croix is on Buck Island, just over a mile away. So, disembark ss Magellan and take the day excursion to Buck Island Reef National Monument. The whole island is a National Park and the park rangers have … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 194

Ship Card      (visiting Island R-115) ~ On board ss Neptune your stay in Curaçao is a whirlwind tour of some of the best shopping in the Caribbean. Here, you find good bargains on Japanese and German cameras, Swiss watches and Dutch tableware. After visiting the central shopping districts and exclusive shopping malls don’t … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 193

Island Card          (visiting Island Parish G-51) ~  The Bermuda Festival is in full swing when ss Mayan Sun docks in Hamilton, Pembroke Parish. So, choose between a visit to the theatre, a classical recital or Jazz concert; afterwards, head for City Hall, topped by a weather vane shaped like the Sea … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 192

Ship Card         (visiting Island F-46) ~  While visiting Haiti on board ss Colombia you search the art galleries and find a variety of artworks exploring island culture  –  some paintings have allusions to Vaudou rites and rituals; others have local politics as their theme, with it’s dictators and private militias; many … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 191

Island Card         (visiting Island P-105) ~  Relaxing in Trinidad while cruising aboard ss Caribbean Star, you take afternoon tea at the Asa Wright Nature Centre which is hidden high above sea level in the mountainous tropical rainforest of the Arima Valley. While sitting on the large veranda surrounded by a multitude … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 190

Ship Card         (visiting Island F-40) ~  Before starting your Eastern Caribbean cruise from Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, you make sure to visit the Museum of Art in Ponce which exhibits international as well as local artists. Try to find examples of the Early Puerto Rican School with works by Lorenzo … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 189

Island Card           (visiting Island K-74) ~  Your visit to Saint Anthony’s Parish on the charming “Emerald Isle” of the Caribbean, Montserrat, has been held ransom  –  like the island itself  –  by the volcanic vent known as Soufrière Hills Volcano which has freshly erupted and is spewing out superheated mud, … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 188

Ship Card       (visiting Island X-149) ~  After diving the reefs and wrecks of the Chinchorro Reef, ssc Island Dancer sails from Cayo Lobos and docks off Chetumal where you visit the impressive Museum of Maya Culture, learning all about Maya beliefs and customs in preparation for your tour of the Rio Beck … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 186

Ship Card        (visiting Island F-48) ~  Visiting Jamaica on board ss Azure Sea you find that “Out Of Many, One People” means what it says. Spanish, English, Scottish, African, Portuguese, Chinese, Indian, French and Syrian have all contributed to the island’s identity, as have a variety of religions still practiced here ~ … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 184

Ship Card          (visiting Island Q-113) ~  When ss Mayan Sun anchors off Gran Roque (Las Roques Archipelago) 70 miles off the coast of Venezuela, you take a dinghy, fishing rod and friends and look for a “mud” in which to cast your line. A mud is where a school of bonefish … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 185

Island Card           (visiting Island N-104) ~  Dominica is hiker heaven, so while visiting on board ss Colombia put on your boots and sunscreen then take the whole day to hike the Northern and Central forests. There you will see a variety of birds on the Lower Syndicate Trail ~ an … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 183

Island Card      (visiting Island N-102) ~  During your visit to the Spice Island of Grenada whilst aboard ss Neptune, you delight in the lush landscapes and natural beauties of the island, also the aroma of fresh spices in the air. All around you is evidence of the spice trade; on the inland road … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 181

Island Card       (visiting Island M-92) ~  Some of the best hiking in the Grenadines is on Union Island, with the tallest peak on these volcanic lands being the almost 1,000 feet high Mount Taboi. Outside the main town of Clifton there is Fort Hill with its fabulous panoramic view, and a trek … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 180

Ship Card         (visiting Island C-22)   ~  On board ssc Island Dancer your visit to Treasure Cay (pronounced key) on the island of Abaco is highlighted by entering a “Catch and Release” deep sea fishing tournament where you win second prize after returning your Blue Marlin back to the sea.  ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 179

Island Card       (visiting Island Z-155)  <Lose Island Z-154> ~  Indigo Sails leaves Loggerhead Key in the Dry Tortugas en route for Key West, but runs into trouble in the Quicksands and old bombing target area, both marked as Area To Be Avoided in the Florida Keys Particularly Sensitive Sea Area zone … Lose Key … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 178

Ship Card      (visiting Island C-12) ~  While cruising the waters around Eleuthera on board Indigo Sails you visit Tarpum Bay, an artists’ colony, where you admire sculptures and works in various other media: Many of the oil and watercolour paintings portray island life and local scenery, illustrating the spectacular light and wonderful colors of the Bahamian … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 177

Island Card      (visiting Islands H-58 & H-60) ~  On board sv Tradewinds you finish exploring some of the beautiful beaches of Tortola ~ Apple Bay, Brewer’s Bay, Cane Garden Bay ~ and sail onwards to Norman Island, rumored to be the site of RL Stevenson’s classic tale of adventure, Treasure Island. You climb … Continue reading