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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 389

Island Card      (visiting Caribbean destination W-143) ~ While Indigo Sails moors off the town of Livingston in Guatemala you travel up the Rio Dulce to Lake Izabel and view the ruins of Fort San Felipe, built in the mid-17th century to guard against pirates and privateers plundering lakeside warehouses where gold, silver, pearls, gems and … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 387

Island Card      (visiting Islands J-65, J-66 & J-69) ~ The ss Colombia stops in St.Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and your choice of beach and water activities include parasailing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, jet skiing, day party cruises, sunset cruises, island hopping (maybe to St.John or Hans Lollik island), yacht chartering, spinnaker-flying, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or deep … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 386

Ship Card      (visiting Island K-70) ~ When ss Azure Sea docks in Antigua you go strolling in St.John’s and find first edition books about the Caribbean alongside ancient maps of the islands. You complete your shopping with visits to different art galleries that feature both local and regional artists, then strike an excellent bargain for … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 385

Island Card      (visiting Islands V-134 & V-136) ~ While on board sv Tradewinds make sure when you visit Roatan that you go on to Barbareta Island, a Marine National Park with hiking trails, a Parrot Preserve, coconut palm gardens, the Morat Wall scuba dive and a Payan (the first inhabitants here) archaeological site where you … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 384

Ship Card      (visiting Island J-66) ~  When ss Azure Sea visits St.Thomas (USVI) your Shore Excursion is a visit to the Underwater Observatory at Coki Point, where you descend below sea level and have a 360° view of coral reef life. See denizens of the deep in the predator tank; the marine gardens collection shows … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 383

Island Card      (visiting Island R-115) ~  After the mv Riviera docks at Port Willemstad, Curaçao, your first stop is the floating market on the Punda side of Santa Anna Bay. It is awash with homegrown and imported vegetables, brightly coloured fruits and freshly caught fish: Many of these will find their way to your onboard … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 382

Ship Card      (visiting Island M-87) ~  A drift dive to The Boulders, close by Admiralty Bay on Bequia is to be recommended: The 60 foot descent down a coral slope takes you to schools of blue chromis and sennets, barracudas on patrol, crabs, lobster and shrimp. Going deeper, rock formations with tunnels, holes … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 381

Island Card      (visiting Island T-126) ~  When ss Azure Sea anchors off Porvenir Island in the San Blas Archipelago, Kuna Indians paddle their dugout canoes to meet you and sell their fabulously coloured Mola, (textile art forms), which depict different events in the lives and life of the Kuna people.  ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 380

Ship Card      (visiting Island L-84) ~  When mv Riviera docks in St.Martin a visit to the marina Port La Royale is always in order: With a variety of restaurants to provide refreshments, you may stroll around the galleries with their fine examples of Caribbean oils and watercolours alongside wood carvings and sculptures in a variety … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 379

Island Card      (visiting Island U-131) ~ While ss Caribbean Star sails over the reefs to the eastern side of Isla del Maiz, you dive close to the Drop-Off and find a lobster hole ~ a small cave full of lobsters. You catch a dozen of these delicacies and give them to the Executive Chef on … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 378

Ship Card      (visiting Islands A-1, A-2 & F-47) ~ After you arrive in Miami to begin your cruise on board ss Magellan to the island of Hispaniola and the Western Caribbean, you rent a dive boat at Miami Beach Marina and snorkel the schooner wreck near Bear Cut in Biscayne National Park. ~ Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 377

Island Card       (visiting Island N-103) ~  While you are ashore from Indigo Sails on the island of St.Vincent, wander through Kingstown and choose some souvenirs to take home: Try the boutiques which stock locally made, hand painted dresses in brightly colored flowing fabrics; or the, again hand painted, cotton t-shirts. Arts and crafts are … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 376

Ship Card      (visiting Island H-56) ~  When the ss Mayan Sun visits Jost Van Dyke (rhymes with toast), you confirm your experiences of the other British Virgin Islands. The landscapes are breathtakingly beautiful; the beaches are some of the finest (check out White Bay); and the inhabitants of the islands are extremely gracious and unfailingly … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 375

Island Card      (visiting Island X-144) ~  When Indigo Sails docks close by Cancun and the Riviera Maya, the first order of the day is an authentic Mexican culinary feast. You are invited into the kitchen of the beautiful Maria and admire terra-cotta Coahuila pavers on the floor and hand painted ceramic tiles on the walls, … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 374

Ship Card      (visiting Island Y-150) ~  The ss Neptune anchors off Georgetown, Grand Cayman, and even if you don’t scuba dive check out the ship’s underwater photography gallery where you are sure to find a fabulous multi-coloured photo showing the inhabitants of the local reefs in all their glory. This  shot will decorate one of … Continue reading

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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 373

Island Card      (visiting Island N-103) ~  Kingstown, St,Vincent, has its skyline broken by church towers: Firstly, St.George’s Anglican Cathedral with clock tower and stained glass windows; then St.Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral School and Presbytery, a mix of Roman, Baroque, Gothic and Moorish architectural styles; also, the large Methodist Church and steeple.  ~ Continue reading