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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 227

Island Card      (visiting Islands L-77 & N-100) ~  Travel “La Trace” route to Mount Pelée which erupted in 1902, wiping out Martinique’s capital of St.Pierre. Your trip takes you through the Pitons Carbet mountains where a hike to the top of Piton Carbet will afford you of a wonderful vista of all Martinique … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 225

Island Card      (visiting Islands T-128) ~ The Kuna Indians of the Cayos Holandes communally own the coconut palms that grow on their islands; these coconuts represent a large part of their income, and families take turns living on the different islands and tending the trees. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 224

Ship Card    (visiting Caribbean destination P-108) ~ Visiting Georgetown, Guyana, on board sv Tradewinds you take a trip down the Essequibo River and wonder at the portknockers (independent gold miners) hoping to find a shout (strike) of gold or diamonds in the river beds of this Land of Many Waters. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 223

Island Card    <lose Island F-40> ~ Meeting the ss Colombia in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for your Caribbean cruise you plan to attend the annual Casals Festival with the Symphony Orchestra of Puerto Rico. This concert series is the centerpiece of the local cultural calendar with world-class performers, but you have the wrong date … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 222

Ship Card     (visiting Island N-103) ~ During your shore excursion from on board ss Magellan, you visit the Botanical Gardens of St.Vincent, finding a breadfruit tree grown from the original plant brought from Tahiti by Captain William Bligh in 1793; also in the grounds are endangered St.Vincent parrots and a museum with artifacts from … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 221

Island Card          (visiting Islands F-49, F-50 & Y-153) ~  When visiting Havana, Cuba, on board ss Colombia, you find that the island has wonderful white sand beaches and beautiful blue waters. Varadero Beach is 12 miles of silky sand and Isla de la Juventud was a pirate haunt for hundreds of … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 220

Ship Card            (visiting Island C-20) ~  On board sv Tradewinds your visit to Green Turtle Key in the Abacos is a flashback to Cape Cod (plus palm trees). The town of New Plymouth is full of gaily painted little clapboard cottages with gingerbread trim, which are bordered by white picket … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 219

Island Card     (visiting Island F-38) ~  When ss Neptune docks at Ochos Rios, Jamaica, you have the choice of two shore excursions; a 600 foot climb up a series of waterfalls; or, go horse back riding, firstly on a mountain trail, learning about the different trees, plants and fruits of this island, then … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 218

Ship Card                (visiting Island X-144) ~  When mv Riviera docks at Punto Juarez on the north-eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsular, Mexico, you take your bicycle ashore and mingle with the locals in downtown Cancun, then pedal down the excellent bike path with its views of the turquoise … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 217

Island Card            <Lose Islands A-1 & F-49> ~  When ss Neptune visits Havana, Cuba, you visit the tobacco plantations and a cigar factory where you see the cigar makers rolling the individual cigars while listening to a lector, who reads to them from newspapers and books. At the end of … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 216

Ship Card     (visiting Island A-4) ~  Before joining ss Magellan for a cruise to the Eastern Caribbean, you visit Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area and climb to the top of the Cape Florida lighthouse which has guided shipping for over 170 years from its place at the tip of Key Biscayne. … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 215

Island Card              (visiting Island N-102) ~  When ss Magellan docks in Grenada you wander through the picturesque town of St.George’s and its colourful waterfront district of the Careenage, which was built around the crater of an extinct volcano. The other half of St.George’s is the Esplanade and Market Square … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 214

Ship Card               (visiting Island V-137) ~  After leaving Isla de Guanaja, one of the Bay Islands of Honduras, ss Azure Sea anchors off La Ceiba, (named after the ancient Maya sacred tree which was said to connect the Underworld, our terrestrial Earth and the skies above us). Your … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 213

Island Card          (visiting Island G-54) ~  The ss Caribbean Star moors at the Royal Naval Dockyard in Sandys Parish, Bermuda: You take the morning to play a great round of golf at the nearby Port Royal golf course, including a birdie at the famous 16th hole which looks out over the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 212

Ship Card         (visiting Islands M-91 & M-95) ~  When visiting the Grenadines, the best way to enjoy the sights of the private island of Mustique is to rent horses and go explore the grassy hills, sandy beaches and holiday homes of the super-rich. When hauling anchor and departing for Canouan on … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 211

Island Card        (visiting Island J-67) ~  When visiting Christiansted, St.Croix (pronounced croy) on board ss Azure Sea, your shore excursion is a historical walk to Fort Christiansvaern, Apothecary Hall and Steeple Museum. You finish the morning with a visit to Strand and King streets with their distinctive Danish architecture, fine art studios … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 210

Ship Card              <Lose Island R-120> ~  As you sail past the southern shore of Bonaire on board sv Tradewinds you see dazzling white salt mountains against the background of blue sky and azure seas. You may also see the chattel houses where the slaves, who originally did the backbreaking … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 209

Island Card          (visiting Island J-65) ~  When ss Neptune visits St.John in the US Virgin Islands, you spend the morning exploring the Cinnamon Bay archaeological dig, afterwards volunteering your time to help discover and preserve Taino Indian artifacts which are being unearthed onsite. One of the most important finds here was … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 208

Ship Card              (visiting Caribbean destination U-133) ~  ssc Island Dancer anchors off Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge in northern Costa Rica and you kayak in the network of rivers, channels and lakes; seeing crocodiles and caimans, white-faced and howler monkeys, three-toed sloths, green macaws, toucans and Amazon parrots. … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 207

Island Card       (visiting Islands L-84 & R-119) ~  After ss Neptune docks in Sint Maarten you have all morning for duty-free shopping in Philipsburg on the Dutch influenced side of the island. Follow this with a visit to to one of the island’s casinos in the afternoon; then head out over the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 206

Ship Card             (visiting Island  J-67) ~  Before ss Magellan docks in St.Croix, USVI, you visit the onboard spa for the aerobics class, just to make sure that you are still in shape for your swimsuit and the shore excursion to the white sands and palm trees of Sugar Beach. … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 205

Island Card         (visiting Island Parish G-54) ~  After overnighting in one of Bermuda’s older cottage colonies, (an idyllic retreat in Sandys Parish), you take the ferry back to ss Azure Sea and during the ride you see a procession of racing yachts with brightly coloured flying spinnakers finishing the (Celestial Navigation … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 204

~  On board ss Mayan Sun your port today is the island of San Andrés, which is called the island of seven colours for the seven shades of blue sea which surround it. The surrounding archipelago forms part of a protected UNESCO Biosphere Reserve off the coast of Colombia. Explore the lush green hills and coconut … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 203

Island Card          (visiting Islands L-78 & L-79) ~  When ssc Island Dancer anchors off Les Saintes archipelago in the French Antilles, you take a sea kayak to visit some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean ~ Plage de Pont Pierre, Anse Crawen and Pain de Sucre, before rendezvousing with the … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 202

Ship Card            (visiting Islands T-128) ~  As whispering winds sweep your 45ft. ketch, Indigo Sails, through the waters of Panama’s Cayos Holandes you see a school of dolphins off the port bow. After grabbing your snorkeling gear, you swim and play with your new friends.  ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 201

Island Card         (visiting Islands J-66 & J-67) ~  After a hectic day of duty-free shopping in St.Thomas, the ss Neptune sails overnight for St.Croix, where, after disembarking early in the morning you vanish to Pelican Cove and relax at the water’s edge, laying in your hammock under sea grape and palm … Continue reading