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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 253 When visiting North Bimini en route to Paradise Island on board your local sea-plane service,

visit Papa’s favorite watering hole in Alice Town, where you gaze out over the turquoise waters of this tranquil island in the stream and contemplate writing your best-selling novel amid the splendid isolation. ~  Island Card (visiting Islands B-7 & B-9)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 252 When mv Riviera anchors off Cayman Brac your morning scuba dive is the Hobbit Drop-Off with

its other-worldly inhabitants. For the rest of the day, relax among some of the friendliest islanders in the Caribbean and relish the peacefulness and serenity that is Brac living. ~  Ship Card (visiting island Y-153)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 251 When ss Azure Sea sails towards her home port of Miami at the end of your cruise to the

Western Caribbean, you use the swivel telescope on the top deck to see Middle Caicos, North Caicos, Little Water Cay and Dellis Cay on the distant horizon. ~  Island Card (visiting Islands A-1, E-34, E-35, E-38 & E-39)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 249 During your visit to the Dominican Republic on board ss Magellan you get a great deal on a

50 million year old piece of amber resin with a mosquito preserved inside of it. Wrong! – It is a piece of cheap plastic. Beware where you buy your gifts. Lose the Dominican Republic.  ~  Island Card   <Lose Island F-45>   Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 248 The ethnic diversity that embodies Guyana is seen its many festivals. When mv Riviera visits

Georgetown, the festival of Mashramani is celebrating the birth of the Republic and the bringing together of all people, with everyone “Jumping Up” (partying) for a month-long celebration.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 247 When ss Magellan returns to the Port of Miami at the end of your cruise to Cancun in Mexico

you are wearing a black coral necklace that you purchased at the Kukulcan Plaza (named after the Maya god of the four elements), only to find out at US Customs that it is illegal to import this protected species to the U.S.A. … Lose Cancun, Lose Miami.  ~  Island Card   <Lose Islands A-1 & … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 246 While on board ss Mayan Sun moored off Tortola, you treat yourself to a West Indian delight

~ dinner on the outside deck at the home of a native Tortolian: Fresh fruit daiquiri, spicy papaya soup, chicken in a coconut shell accompanied by home-grown greens and vegetables, newly baked bread and fresh fruit ice cream for dessert. A perfect evening here often ends with live gospel music under a star-lit night sky. … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 245 When you visit the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao on board ss Magellan during your

cruise of the Western Caribbean, you will hear the Creole language of Papiemento being spoken by islanders across the social spectrum. This language is a blend of local Indian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, English and African; after visiting these stunning islands it is good to know that “masha danki” means “thank you”. ~  Island Card … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 244 On board ss Neptune today you dock at Scarborough, Tobago. This island’s spectacular

rainforests are protected by a law dating back to 1776: This law states that “these forests shall remain forever unalienable for the express purpose of attracting rains”. ~  Island Card (visiting Island P-107)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 243 When visiting Bridgetown, Barbados, on board ss Neptune, you go on the Rum Tour Shore

Excursion which explains the politics and economics of sugar ~ the mainstay of the Bajan economy for over 300 years. You see the sugar crop in the fields, then tour a distillery and see the different stages of fermentation, aging and blending, also the art of barrel making. After making new friends on the tour … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 242 If you are looking for a true hide-away then the island of Désirade will fit your bill. Life

is extremely simple on this table mountain in the sea which was for some years a leper colony. Today, islanders either fish in their lively-colored fishing boats, graze sheep or make a living from the soil. Enjoy the golden-sand beaches at La Grand-Anse, Souffleur and Baie Mahault. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island L-83)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 241 During your visit to Dominica (dom-i-nee-ka), the Nature Island of the Caribbean, on board

ss Colombia, your Shore Excursion takes you to this island’s Catholic Cathedral which is built of volcanic stone and glass with it’s different sections telling of Dominica’s past history – the Carib Indians, Christopher Columbus, French Plantations, Convicts sent to Devil’s Island, Victorian murals and the stained glass windows and dark stone brought to the … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 240 After ss Magellan anchors off Mayreau you walk up Station Hill to the village and reward

yourself with a righteous snack; afterwards, carry on upwards to the church from where today there is a spectacular view encompassing Canouan, Union, the Tobago Cays and Petit St.Vincent.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands M-90, M-91, M-92, M-93 & M-98)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 239 South Florida parks make great outdoor classrooms. So, before sailing on board mv Riviera

for Cat Island in the Bahamas, visit Crandon Park, Key Biscayne, and get your feet wet as you cast your nets in sea-grass beds while pulling in shrimp, crabs and starfish. A local naturalist will explain some of the mysteries of marine life.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands A-4 & D-29)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 238 At the end of the day, sv Tradewinds anchors off Isla Holbox near Punto Mosquito, where the

Gulf meets the Caribbean, and a patch of bright pink transforms into a large flock of flamingos struggling to flight then gracefully gliding to rest on the midnight blue waters. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island X-147)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 237 When Indigo Sails docks by the town of Windward on the island of Carriacou in the Grenadines,

you see villagers of Scottish descent carrying on the tradition of wooden boat building, using the white cedar of this island and the greenheart tree from Guyana. These fast, graceful, trading and sailing sloops are some of the best made in the Caribbean, so when you try to race one into port, you lose … … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 236 sv Tradewinds sails from Cozumel and its coral reefs late in the evening; after waking the

next morning, you look out of your cabin window and see grey Mayan temples perched atop a cliff above tall, wind-swept palm trees and white sands, with the blue Caribbean Sea pounding the shore on the coastline at Tulum. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island X-145)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 235 Costa Rica is an adventure. When visiting Puerto Limon on board ss Neptune go north to

Tortuguero National Park, which is tall forest, palm groves, waterways and beaches. Here, canal/river trips with a local guide show you woodpeckers, howler monkeys, three-toed sloths, turtles, “walking palms”, cougars, ocelots, ant eaters, toucans and the brightly colored poison dart frog. ~  Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination U-133)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 234 Visiting Carriacou on board sv Tradewinds you wander north to the hills and wonder at

Nature’s blessings. White Imortelle and dogwood trees dot the lush landscape, bougainvillea and flamboyants flourish along with ferns and vines, while in the greenery live glossy cowbirds, ramiers, southern mockingbirds, Antillean grackles, elaenias, cuckoos, yellow bananaquits and emerald-throated hummingbirds. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island M-86)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 233 During your cruise to the Bay Islands of Honduras on board ss Magellan, you dive the reefs

off the island of Roatan (part of one of the largest Barrier Reefs in the world) and begin to understand why these reefs have such a well deserved, world-class reputation. Organizations such as the Bay Islands Conservation Association (BICA) work hard to protect these incredible natural resources. ~  Island Card (visiting Island V-134)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 232 When ss Azure Sea arrives in Cancun, Mexico, you take the two day Shore Excursion to the

city of Merida which the Maya called “The Place of the Fifth Point”, indicating that it was the centre of the universe: You also travel the “Mayan Route” to Campeche with its fabulous ruins and history.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island X-144)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 231 Visiting Isla Holbox (pronounced ohl-bosh) off Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsular while on board

ss Caribbean Star, the highlight of your day is a walk along a beachcomber’s fantasy ~ a wide expanse of beach, miles long and littered with millions of sea shells of every conceivable Caribbean variety.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island X-147)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 230 While on board sv Tradewinds your visit to Garden Key is spent snorkeling off the white

sand beaches of the Dry Tortugas, where you also learn first-hand about the endangered lives of four species of sea turtles ~ the Green, Leatherback, Atlantic Ridley and the Hawksbill. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island Z-157)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 229 ss Magellan has a Caribbean Art Auction on board during your cruise to St.Barthélemy and you

learn from the visiting onboard lecturers about the artists, painters and sculptors of the different Caribbean islands. Later in the cruise you use your new-found knowledge to begin your own Caribbean Art collection with a piece of “Found” art from the beaches of Barbuda.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands K-71 & L-80)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 228 After arriving in Dangriga, Belize, on board mv Riviera you visit the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar

Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary, where you find jaguars, ocelots, margays and scarlet macaws living in the surrounding jungle. As it is mid-November Dangriga is a carnival of colour and sound on Garifuna Settlement Day, the highlight of the cultural calendar for these descendants of the Red Caribs of the islands and West African slaves. ~ … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 227 Travel “La Trace” route to Mount Pelée, which erupted in 1902, wiping out Martinique’s

capital of St.Pierre: Your trip takes you through the Pitons Carbet mountains where a hike to the top of Piton Carbet will afford you of a wonderful vista of all Martinique and even her neighbour, St.Lucia. An alternative for the hardier hiker are the Gorges de la Falaise with forested canyons leading to a spectacular … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 226 Shortly before arriving at your dive site in the Turks and Caicos Islands, your day is

highlighted by the sight of migrating humpback whales off the starboard bow of ssc Island Dancer. A few miles south of Salt Cay you hove-to above H.M.S. Endymion, an 18th. Century wooden British warship sunk in 30 feet of water; all that remains of her are cannons, ballast, anchors and bronze pins, which makes for a picturesque dive … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 224 Visiting Georgetown, Guyana, aboard sv Tradewinds you take a trip down the Essequibo River

and wonder at the portknockers (independent gold miners) hoping to find a shout (strike) of gold or diamonds in the river beds of this Land of Many Waters. ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108)  Continue reading