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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 25 On visiting Bluefields and the nearby Deer Island you learn that thousands of Americans

wishing to join the 1849 California Gold Rush left the U.S. East Coast and sailed here; then they were shipped up the San Juan River to Lake Nicaragua, where they were ferried across the lake; this was followed by a short ride down to the Pacific Coast, after which they then sailed up to San … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 24 While visiting the Saints, dock Indigo Sails in the superb harbour at Le Bourg on Terre-de-

Haut. The islanders here catch most of the fish eaten on the nearby island of Guadeloupe; while a short boat ride away, the isle of Terre-de-Bas is a hiker’s dream of scenic trails and spectacular views. If you stay overnight on either of these charming islands, walk the cliff paths at twilight, and maybe over … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 23 While on board ss Neptune cruising through the Abacos, you see in the distance Hope Town’s

120 feet high pink and white lighthouse on Elbow Cay. This lighthouse was built in the 1830s to discourage the islanders from luring shipping on to the reefs and then scavenging the wrecks. ~ Island Card (visiting Island C-16)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 22 When you visit Harbour Island on board ss Caribbean Star you can still see the influence of

the original British settlers: Victorian horse and carriage can be seen on the streets and the tea room continues to serve the infusion made famous by the English. Also, Windermere Island, some miles to the south, has been a frequent haunt of British royalty. ~ Ship Card (visiting Islands C-13 & C-15 on the scorecard)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 21 Although the so-called “discovery” of Haitian art is dated to around 1940, the roots of

Haitian primitive paintings go back to the mid-1800s from when we can see a painting of the San Souci Palace which exhibits intuitive organization of space, visionary quality and stunning colors, predating by a hundred years the twentieth century Haitian “primitives”. ~ Island Card (F-46)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 20 When you visit the Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Centre in Costa Rica on board

ss Caribbean Star, you meet fellow travellers who left La Selva Biological Station and took a boat tour down the Puerto Viejo River into the Sarapiqui River then on to the San Juan River, arriving here after white water rafting, volcano tours, natural history walks and the sights of a multitude of endangered species in … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 19 The sights of Guyana’s rainforests were first written about by Sir Walter Raleigh, the

English explorer, in 1596. Today, jaguars, hoatzin (the national bird) and naked-throated bellbirds still inhabit the rainforest along with greenheart trees, heliconia, orchids, epiphytes and Victoria Regia lilies which have leaves up to six feet wide.  ~ Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108)  Continue reading