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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 the fabulously chic local boutiques. ~ Island Card (visiting Island L-77) Continue reading

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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 likely victims: The island’s harbour was used by the British fleet in the years that St.Lucia, (“the Fair Helen of the West Indies”), was fought … Continue reading

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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 communities are involved in agriculture, growing mainly pineapples, papayas, bananas and corn ~ to be shipped to the capital city of Nassau, New Providence. Many of Clarence Town’s … Continue reading

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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 air; a view of the Atlantic waters walled in by dramatic cliffs; a serene lake in the mountains; one of … Continue reading

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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 to hang; right now, returning to Kingston town, night has fallen, and you should not be here … Continue reading

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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 Ocean, creating a secluded blue lagoon ideal for sailing and scuba, contemplation and reflection. ~ Ship Card … Continue reading

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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 Off: Keep your eyes peeled for stingrays and manta rays. ~ Island Card (visiting Island E-37) Continue reading