WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 44 Luckily, ss Neptune does not sail until the early hours of the morning on her

Friday visit to St.Lucia (pronounced loosha). So go to the Friday night “Jump Up” in Gros Islet and make new friends with the locals, your fellow cruisers and visiting holiday makers along with all the other travelers who gather at this weekly street party to listen to reggae, soca and other Caribbean rhythms … then, … Continue reading

WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 43 In memory of the previous evening’s fabulous Midnight Buffet on board ss Magellan, your

exercise today is a jog down the Bermuda Railway Trail from St.George Parish to Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve with its white Bermuda longtails (Tropicbirds), kiskadees (Flycatchers) or perhaps an Eastern Bluebird hiding among the mangroves. ~ Island Card (visiting Island Parish G-53)  Continue reading

WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 42 When ss Azure Sea visits Puerto Limon in Costa Rica, go to the Gandoca-Manzanillo National

Wildlife Refuge and explore the tropical coastline; see the reef while on a glass bottom boat, learn about the medicinal plants of this area, perhaps catch sight of a Blue Morpho butterfly fluttering and floating ahead of you. Afterwards spend the night in a hammock on a suspended platform high in the forest tree-tops with … Continue reading

WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 41 The British Virgin Islands have had an interesting life. Originally formed by volcanic

activity many years ago, they then splintered into the collection of tiny islands and cays that exist today. Settled firstly by the Ciboney Indians, then the Arawak and Caribs, the islands were then fought over by the Spanish, English, French and Dutch. Mix in an unhealthy sampling of pirates and privateers, rumours of buried treasure, … Continue reading

WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 40 After departing Miami on board ss Neptune sailing for Key West, you stand on deck in the

safety of your mega-sized cruise ship and are reminded of American painter Winslow Homer’s watercolor “The Gulf Stream” which portrays humanity’s powerlessness against the unpredictability and violence of nature. ~ Ship Card (visiting Islands A-1 & Z-154)  Continue reading

WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 39 The trade winds that blow all-year-round make art out of nature in the form of the wind-bent

divi-divi trees that are scattered all over Aruba; they also helped form the natural coral rock bridge at Andicouri. These breezes also make Aruba the natural place to hold the annual HiWinds (Pro)-Am Windsurfing competition. ~ Island Card (visiting Island R-116)  Continue reading

WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 38 Relaxing in the crystal waters off Isla Tigre you find a fallen coconut and reflect upon the

number of ways to use the tree and its fruit:  1. Drink the coconut water. 2. Make a fire of the husks to smoke fish. 3. Break off a piece of the shell for cooking/eating implement. 4. Use trunk as a flotation device. 5. Use trunks for house stilts. 6. Eat the coconut meat. Welcome … Continue reading