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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 18 Your timing is excellent as the ss Neptune docks at Guadeloupe during the three-day Street

Party that is Carnival. Starting on Lundi Gras, followed by Mardi Gras and then Mercredi des Cendres (Ash Wednesday, when the islanders burn the spirit of Vaval), there are parades, colorful costumes, partying, and dancing to the heavy beat of the Tambout and the rhythm of techno and tradition that is called Zouk. ~ Ship Card … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 17 During your cruise aboard the ss Colombia, your dive sites in the Bonaire Marine Park are

highlighted by yellow tail snappers, peacock flounders, angelfish, seahorses and a parrotfish munching on the coral reef. The Park is full of different varieties of coral ~ from redlip blenny and yellow pencil corals to forests of elkhorn and staghorn, also gorgonians and giant brain coral. ~ Island Card (visiting Island R-120)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 16 On board ss Magellan sailing past Dominica to Terre-de-Haut des Saintes in the Caribbean Sea,

you are surprised by a number of whales and dolphin in the waters off the port side of the ship. You see and hear a very vocal 45 foot long sperm whale breach the water; then spot a school of humpback whales and a single beaked whale along with spinner and spotted dolphins frolicking in … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 15 While sailing past Norman Island aboard Indigo Sails, you recall reading that this was the

original site of Robert Louis Stevenson’s book “Treasure Island”, with its famed verse beginning “15 men on the dead man’s chest … “. RL Stevenson also summed up traveling ~ “for my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move”. ~ Island Card … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 14 Some of the finest art in the Caribbean has come from Jamaica: “Bird Man” ~ a fabulous, over

five hundred-year-old, Taino Indian woodcarving of a part bird, part human creature: Sketches of the Jamaican Jonkonnu masquerade from the 1830s, parodying European culture: Political sculptures such as “Negro Aroused” by Edna Manley. A modern example is Eddie Chambers “Untitled” in which the colors of the British Union Jack flag have been replaced with the … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 13 ss Azure Sea docks in Key West and your Shore Excursion is a visit to the Key West Museum of

Art and History. Here you find the paintings of Mario Sanchez, a self-taught artist who used egg yolk, coffee grounds and limestone dust to create local scenes on the boards of wooden crates. See if you can find Gato’s Village, Old Island Days or Boza’s Conga, which all portray island life and living. ~ Island Card … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 12 When you return to Miami on board ss Azure Sea after your cruise to the islands of Cancun and

Cozumel, you take a boat tour of Biscayne National Park which includes Boca Chita Key, a view of various underwater wrecks and marine life, and also an examination of the various flotsam and jetsam from around the world that has washed up on the park shores. ~ Ship Card (visiting Islands A-1, A-5, X-144, X-145)  Continue reading