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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 135 While ss Neptune docks in Nassau, New Providence, you find that the best way to relive your

visit to the Bahamas is to purchase one of the stunning paintings created by local artists; with the festival of Junkanoo being a strong theme in some paintings, as is religion, spirituality and the celebration of local womanhood. Every one of these artworks is imbued with the wonderful tropical colours and sunlight which bathes all … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 134 When ss Mayan Sun anchors off Grand Cayman you go back in time along the Mastic Trail,

exploring the interior woodland of the island: Here you find Mastic and Mahogany trees, bitter plum and Royal palms, with Cayman and Cuban parrots, West Indian woodpeckers, Caribbean doves, Ruby-throated hummingbirds and Mangrove Buckeye butterflies flying amid the branches, flowering vines and orchids. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island Y-150)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 133 After sv Tradewinds sets sail towards the Bermudas your onboard compass malfunctions and

flickering lights appear in the water off the starboard bow. These same strange phenomena were logged by Christopher Columbus centuries ago during his voyages to the New World. Remember that you are now in the Bermuda Triangle … Lose Pembroke and Warwick Parishes in Bermuda from your scorecard.  ~  Island Card <Lose Island Parishes G-51 … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 132 The ss Azure Sea sails late from Aruba and you have dinner in a local kitchen. Specialities

of the house are pumpkin soup, shark patties, cabrito stoba (goat stew), keshi yena and stewed lamb creole-style with pan roti. Home made flan or fresh fruit to finish.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island R-116)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 131 mv Riviera anchors off the town of St.George in the Parish of the same name in Bermuda. You

take a walking tour of the town and venture past King’s Square to Duke of York Street, through Shinbone Alley, past Slippery Hill, down Queen Street, Printer’s Alley, Nea’s Alley and Old Maid’s Lane; past Petticoat Lane, down Barber’s Alley and Water Street, then back to King’s Square for afternoon tea. ~  Island Card (visiting … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 130 The Carib Indians called her “Madinina” ~ the Isle of Flowers; Christopher Columbus

discovered “the best, richest, sweetest, most charming country in the world”. During your visit to Martinique on board mv Riviera you see for yourself the mountain roads splashed with anthurium, bougainvillea, hibiscus, fragipani and wild orchids. Now you understand why Paul Gaugin, painter extra-ordinaire, was so charmed by this island that he called it paradise. ~  Ship … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 129 Your Christmas Cruise on board ss Magellan arrives at the island of Nevis in the Leeward

Islands on Boxing Day (December 26th). In keeping with the sports theme, a day of horse racing is recommended at the seaside race track famous for its furious finishes. ~  Island Card (visiting Island K-73)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 128 ssc Island Dancer sails to Jost Van Dyke island – named after the Dutch Pirate – and you

relax at one of the many fabulous beach bars of the British Virgin Islands. It’s December 25th, so eat, drink and be merry … dancing to the beat of Calypso, Reggae and Soca (a combination of Soul and Calypso). ~  Ship Card (visiting Island H-56)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 127 If your wish is to get away from it all, but still have a yacht at your disposal; if you

want the most beautiful beaches to relax on; if you wish for great diving, snorkeling and other beach activities; if your desire is to stay in the lush grounds of a private island and be pampered … then make your choice either Young Island or Palm Island in the spectacular Grenadines for your island escape. … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 126 When you visit the rainforests of Surinam whilst on board ss Magellan you see a yaguarundi,

also known as a haka tiger, in the undergrowth; you may reflect upon William Blake being inspired by a the eyes of these fierce cats, beginning his famous poem, “The Tyger”, published in 1794: Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry?  ~ … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 125 When mv Riviera docks in Dominica you visit the Carib Territory of 3,700 acres with its

3,000 inhabitants who are some of the last indigenous Caribbean people in the world. The Caribs cultivate the land, fish, and work with different woods – bamboo, calabash, larouma reed and fwije (forest tree fern) – which they sculpt, carve and weave into unique and valuable pieces, including copies of the large waterproof chests and … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 124 After leaving Garden Key in the Dry Tortugas, Indigo Sails hoves to above the Sherwood

Forest, a deep scuba dive among exotic old growth coral reefs filled with huge mushroom shaped corals who share these waters with other fabulous finds, such as the amazing bank of star corals who have lived here for hundreds of years. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island Z-157)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 123 During ss Mayan Sun’s stopover in Kingston, Jamaica, you take your mountain bike up to

Strawberry Hill in the Blue Mountains and ride the trails through the clouds and mists with a riot of greenery everywhere around you; all the while listening and singing along to Mr Marley’s songs of freedom. ~  Island Card (visiting Island F-48)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 122 While sailing along Nicaragua’s Mosquito Coast en route for Utila Island you pass Miskito

Cay and see a small herd of green turtles gliding through the water off the port side of ssc Island Dancer; now you understand why the local Miskito Indians regard these mysterious creatures as magical and sacred. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands U-130 & V-135)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 121 St.Vincent’s Botanical Gardens are home to some amazing examples of Nature: The Tree of

Life, with it’s unbelievably hard wood; the sandpaper tree, with rough and coarse leaves; the “velcro” tree, to which material sticks; the waterproof lily; also the sealing wax palm, the Mahogany tree with it’s exploding pods and the cannonball tree whose open flowers fall to the ground at nightfall leaving a fragrance of Jasmine in … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 119 When Indigo Sails anchors off Treasure Cay you go ashore beachcombing and souvenir hunting,

and soon make the find of a painting, dated from 1975, of this very beach and the Point, showing an expanse of deserted sand and sea with a handful of small wooden cottages almost hidden by greenery. How things change.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island C-23)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 118 No longer are the Florida Everglades “a system like a set of scales on which the sun and the

rains, the winds, the hurricanes and the dew-falls are balanced, so that the life of the vast grass and all its forms are kept secure”. Marjory Stoneman Douglas knew that the River of Grass needs all the help that we can give it. ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination Z-159)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 117 During your visit to Guadeloupe on board ss Colombia feel free to hire a small boat and

explore the small Isle de Gosier or take the ferry to Isle Terre-de-Haut: But be careful, the beaches of Gosier and Crauven Plage on Terre-de-Haut are for people who prefer sunbathing the French way – “au naturel” ~  Island Card (visiting Islands L-78, L-81 & L-82)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 116 Arriving in Miami Beach’s Art Deco District before sailing on board ss Neptune, you party at

the Midem Latin America and Caribbean Music Festival where you hear Soca singers from Trinidad; a Garifuna band from Livingston, Guatemala, playing Punta Rock; an ensemble from Cuba playing Jazz, Danzon, Son and Bolero; and a group of veteran Jamaican Reggae All-Stars. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands A-2, F-48, F-49, P-105 & W-143)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 115 When mv Riviera visits Bastimentos Island in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago, Panama, your

Shore Excursion around the island finishes with you seeing a brightly-colour-splashed (yellow and black) spotted poison dart frog (Dendrobates leucomelas) sitting on the head of a four-foot-long spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) floating in the shallow water. Who will find their dinner first? ~  Island Card (visiting Island T-127)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 114 When visiting St.Vincent on board ss Caribbean Star make sure to visit Mesopotamia Valley,

the island’s breadbasket. This richly fertile valley is planted with root crops such as dasheen (one of the world’s earliest cultivated plants) and arrowroot (used in food, paper and pharmaceutical products), plus banana, coconut, nutmeg, cocoa and breadfruit. From the top of the valley at the Montreal Gardens there is a magnificent pastoral view of … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 113 After the ss Caribbean Star docks in Nassau, New Providence, choose either the main island

or take a taxi to Paradise Island and find some games to play. Choices, choices ~ blackjack, jet-skiing, roulette, golf, shopping, cabaret shows, sports fishing, a submarine trip, scuba diving, fine dining, spa treatments, tennis, water skiing ~ the list is endless. Or, you can find the Yoga Ashram, sit quietly, and meditate upon all … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 112 When ss Mayan Sun drops anchor off the island of Andros, you spend the morning searching the

caves at Morgan’s Bluff looking for the reputed treasure of the long-dead Welsh pirate, Captain Henry Morgan, (even though he said that there was ‘small hope’ of anyone finding it). In the afternoon scuba dive the fabulous Andros Barrier Reef, where you take a peek out over the 6,000 feet deep Drop-Off called Tongue of … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 111 After your visit to Turneffe Island, Indigo Sails makes for the mainland and an arranged visit

to one of Belize’s Ecolodges with its profusion of wild life. Jaguars, pumas, ocelot, coatimundi, spider and howler monkeys, ant eaters and tapirs all live in the dense jungle, sharing it with the trees, vines, plants, epiphytes and over 300 species of birds ~ flycatchers, egrets, tanagers, parrots, toddy motmots and toucans, amongst many, many more. … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 110 Before boarding ss Azure Sea and cruising to Cartagena and Isla de Baru, you cruise down Key

Biscayne on a “Humble House” Tour which features starter homes from the 1940s-50s; these houses were built strong enough to still survive today’s hurricanes. Admire their tropical colours, A-Frame roofs and porthole windows. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands A-4, S-122 & S-123)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 109 HURRICANE CARD ~ The Indians of the Caribbean and Central America called him Yuracan or

Jurakan, and some sacrificed living people to appease him … all to no avail. We have found no way to stop a hurricane in modern times either; so, with Category Five Hurricane Danielle on your tail you sail directly to Sandys Parish, Bermuda. Do not pass Miami, and you may not leave the island until … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 108 While visiting the island of Porvenir aboard your sailboat Indigo Sails, you meet a Master

in the Art of Mola making: Outside of Panama’s San Blas Islands, these vibrantly coloured Mola are often framed as works of art, but here Molas are the panels worn on the front and back of a Kuna woman’s blouse. Mola art and design evolved from the tradition of body painting and may depict animals, … Continue reading