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While visiting Isla Margarita, Venezuela, on board sv Tradewinds, you take a small

boat through the beautiful bayous of La Restinga National Park with its rich plant and wild life living amid the clicking sounds of oyster shells clinging to the roots of the mangrove trees. Then, listen to a local conservationist tell about environmental threats to the lagoon, endangered turtle species and local parrots.  ~  Island Card … Continue reading

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In Anguilla the wildlife is wonderful. While you breakfast amidst hummingbirds and

bananaquits, watch the playful frigate birds and diving pelicans flying above the deep blue waters; then spend the rest of the morning snorkeling the reefs where blue doctorfish, torpedo-headed wrasses and hovering trumpetfish share the aquamarine waters with massive star, elkhorn and clower corals. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island K-72) Continue reading

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When ss Mayan Sun docks in Grenada you find an art gallery that is showing some

of the many fine examples of local and West Indian paintings and sculptures; here, alongside displays of the “Primitive School” of painting, there are also antique maps of the Caribbean and other objets d’art.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island N-102) Continue reading

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Possibly the best time to be in Barbados is mid-July until early August, which is the

time of the annual Crop Over celebrations. This two-week-long-party marks the reaping of the sugar cane harvest and dates back to the 1870s. Join in the open-air concerts and parades with their steel pan bands and Bajan (Barbadian) Tuk bands with fifes and drums. The air is full of Soca and Reggae music, with both … Continue reading

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After a morning dive of the Black Hills off Utila, one of the Bay Islands of Honduras,

you do some archaeological exploration on dry land, then return to ssc Island Dancer and indulge in an aromatherapy massage with therapeutic essential oils including lavender, marjoram and ylang ylang. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island V-135) Continue reading

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When ss Caribbean Star visits Cancun, you attend a performance of the Ballet Folklorico

and witness a glorious pageant which relates a variety of different stories from this land steeped in legend and tradition: The “Mexican Hat Dance” of Jalisco State and the “Dance of the Stag” from the North Canyon Country are just a couple of the many examples of this rich tradition. ~  Island Card (visiting Island … Continue reading