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While cruising on board ss Caribbean Star, your visit to Martinique takes you to a

restored Plantation House with it’s sugar cane fields, windmill, processing plant, rum still and rusted slave chains. These plantations with their history of profits, abuse and cruelty were the main source of the island’s prosperity (sugar cane was called “White Gold”) until the late 1800s … Lose Martinique …  ~  Ship Card <lose Island L-77> Continue reading

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When the ss Caribbean Star docks at Guadeloupe, see if you can be put on the

guest list for the banquet of the Fête de Cuisinières. This is a festival glorifying Creole cuisine ~ a mélange of French, African and West Indian ingredients with plenty of East Indian (especially Madras) spices mixed in. If you miss the festival, the art of Creole high cuisine is celebrated, mainly by its women chefs, … Continue reading

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During your visit to Petit Saint Vincent on board ss Caribbean Star, you

spend the morning walking around the island by way of its soft, white, sandy beaches. Then take a picnic to Mopion (a small sandbar with a thatched shelter); after lunch relax and contemplate the state of our planet as you meditate upon crystal-clear waters, and drifting clouds in a sapphire sky.  ~  Ship Card (visiting … Continue reading

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When ss Azure Sea cruises amidst the islands of the French Caribbean you make

sure to explore the quiet, unspoiled island of Marie Galante. Firstly, hiking to the ruins of 19th Century stone windmills, then continuing onwards to Les Galeries ~ rock formations carved by the surf. Next is Trou à Diable (the Devil’s Hole), a huge cave with an underground lake; then finish the day with a walk … Continue reading

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After arriving at Grand Turk onboard sv Tradewinds you visit the Turks and Caicos

National Museum in Cockburn Town. The artifacts on display reflect the rich cultural heritage of the island – Taino Indian, Spanish, African and Bermudian. The main exhibit has ten tons of artifacts from the Molasses Reef Wreck; ordnance (cannon, shot and firearms), carpentry tools and surgical implements, hull and rigging pieces, also storage jars and … Continue reading

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The laid-back aura that permeates Isla Mujeres ~ the Island of Women ~ does not

stop you from exploring when you arrive here on board the ss Caribbean Star. Choose from a visit to the turtle sanctuary, a Maya ruin, the Fortress of Mundaca the Pirate or a day-trip to the uninhabited Isla Contoy with it’s lush vegetation and wonderful National Wildlife Reserve.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands X-146 & X-148) Continue reading

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On board ssc Island Dancer, the highlight of your stopover in Tobago is the over

two-hour-long glass-bottom boat tour, where you see yellow angelfish, purple damsels, striped sergeant majors and blue parrotfish swimming amid the gorgonian and elkhorn corals. Afterwards, you watch silently as a six-foot long leatherback turtle and then a “Tobago Taxi” (an Atlantic Manta Ray) glide by within touching distance.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island P-106) Continue reading