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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 370 On board ssc Island Dancer your visit to Antigua is highlighted by a Shore Excursion to

Nelson’s Dockyard National Park in English Harbour. This was once home base for Admiral Nelson and the British fleet, circa 1785; the area now includes restored colonial naval buildings, beaches, archeological sites and nature trails. Later in the day head to Shirley Heights for steel pan bands, barbecue and wonderful sunset views. ~  Ship Card … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 369 When ssc Island Dancer moors at Spot Bay off Cayman Brac (Gaelic for Bluff), climb the

140 feet high limestone plateau and treasure hunt for pirates loot in the caves. There are more than 150 species of birds around these cliffs including white barn owls and the fearsome peregrine falcon.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island Y-153)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 368 If you moor Indigo Sails in Baleine Bay when arriving at St.Vincent, you may be able to

finish a long day of hiking up to the Crater Lake and lave dome of La Soufrière volcano with a visit to the Falls of Baleine – a 60 feet high waterfall with a rock enclosed fresh water pool underneath. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island N-103)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 367 Your visit to the Miccosukee Indian Reservation in the Florida Everglades shows the flag of

that Nation with its four bands of colour ~ yellow, red, black and white. This flag signifies the circle of life and the universe spinning around us: Yellow indicates the East with sunrise and life’s beginning: Red points to North and middle age: Black denotes the West and death; White conveys South, the return of … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 366 While Indigo Sails is moored in view of Petit Nevis, you play a leisurely three sets of

tennis then relax in the “swing seats” on the gorgeous white sands of Friendship Bay, Bequia. In the evening enjoy a lobster barbecue with peas’n’rice, dasheen and plantains, all part of the Tuesday night “Jump-Up” celebrations.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands M-87 & M-94)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 365 A stopover on Antigua while aboard ss Caribbean Star allows you to spend the day at the

beach ~ one of the 365 or so on this island. Try either the powder pink sands of Half Moon Bay, the coconut palm shaded Long Bay or perhaps Dickenson Bay’s long, long stretch of white sand. On the way back to the ship stop and catch the last overs of a local cricket match … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 364 Visiting St.Croix on board ss Neptune, the best way to become acquainted with the reefs and

those who dwell there is by a Shore Excursion to the St.Croix Aquarium and Marine Education Center with its series of changing aquaria and the super staff who explain all about the creation of reefs from coral polyps and the importance of mangrove swamps to marine environments. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island J-67)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 363 Surprise … Surprise. You are the 100,000th passenger to sail aboard the ss Mayan Sun, so

the Captain upgrades your cabin to the “Owner’s Suite” for your seven day cruise to Chimana Grande, Isla de Baru and the Cayos Holandes.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands Q-114, S-123 & T-128)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 362 Get away for the day on Anegada. Moor Indigo Sails off-shore and do what comes best in the

Caribbean – and especially the Virgin Islands: Walk along a deserted beach, become a very relaxed beachcomber, snorkel in the crystal-clear waters, fall in and out of the water, sit on the sand and contemplate life, make peace with your world. Enjoy. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island H-55)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 361 mv Riviera arrives at Guanaja, one of the Bay Islands of Honduras, and you dive the North

Reef System at Black Rock with its series of walled canyons that lace together forming a maze of swim-throughs. In the afternoon visit the South Coast and the wreck of the Jado Trader, with its varied marine population of turtles, eagle rays, small bait fish, groupers and moray eels. ~  Island Card (visiting Island V-137)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 360 While visiting Carriacou on board ss Mayan Sun you see, amid the rolling hills, old stone

Great Houses and windmills – reminders of a colonial past when the Spanish, English, French and Scots fought over and settled this richly agricultural island. From the village of Windward your view on the horizon is the extinct volcanic peak of Petite Martinique rising from the sea. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands M-86 & M-96)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 359 After arriving at Isla Tigre on board ss Mayan Sun, you visit the Long House (assembly hall)

where one of their leaders is telling the story of how the Kuna Indians fought Spanish troops on the beach at Waka Nono for control of their land in Panama almost five hundred years ago. After centuries of fighting for their rights, the Kuna left the mainland 150 years ago for the safe haven of … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 358 Part of the fun aboard sv Tradewinds and her sister Clipper Ships are the sailing lessons and

navigation classes that are given by the ship’s officers. This translates to you being high up in the rigging when you spy Mustique and Canouan on the horizon. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands M-91 & M-95)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 357 The water is clear and the fish are tame off the island of Mayreau, so you are in a great

position to test your new underwater camera and win some great prizes in the “Underwater Shootout” competition on board mv Riviera: On the first day, shooting pictures of tiny corals with a macro set-up; the next day trying to record the most fish of all the competitors; and the last day looking for the most elusive and … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 356 You spend the morning trolling for fish (your lunch) over the side of sv Tradewinds before

the Captain drops anchor off Isla Contoy; then take the ship’s tender and explore the nature trails of this wild island, trying to see as many of the over 70 resident species of birds as possible: You find orioles, pelican, brown boobies, frigate birds, blue heron, ibis, kingfishers, egrets, flamingo, terns, cormorants and black vultures. … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 355 When sv Tradewinds sails from Devil’s Island you travel north along the Guianas coastline

which stretches from the mouth of the River Amazon up to the Orinoco River Basin. You sail to Surinam and Guyana on your voyage and visit with the Indian tribes who inhabit the endangered rain forests alongside the exotic animals, birds, plants and trees. ~  Island Card (visiting Caribbean destinations P-108, P-109 & P-110)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 353 On your way north through the Florida Keys on board sv Tradewinds you spend the day at Bahia

Honda State Park’s famous beach; then cycle up to see what the fishermen have caught on Seven Mile Bridge; before you contemplate upon a stunning sunset viewed from the old “Ghost Bridge” amid the ruins of the overseas railroad. ~  Island Card (visiting Island Z-156)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 352 ssc Island Dancer docks at St.Barts in time for the annual Film Festival, where you make a

vow to return to this fantasy playground of white sand beaches and aquamarine waters early next year to visit the two-week-long Music Festival featuring classical and chamber music, also opera and jazz: Or, try to find the time to indulge in St.Barts Festival Gastronomique which celebrates the joys of French cuisine and wine. ~  Ship … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 351 While aboard ss Mayan Sun your Shore Excursion on the island of Petit Nevis takes you to

explore the old whale rendering facilities; when you are back on board, use a new rod and lure to catch your own version of a whale ~ an eight pound snapper, which the executive chef on board teaches you how to gut and clean, and which is served at your dinner table this evening. ~ … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 350 While visiting Pembroke Parish, Bermuda, on board ss Neptune, try to find one of the

extremely rare postage stamps named after the island’s first Postmaster, William Bennett Perot. A good place to start would be the Perot Post Office in the capital, Hamilton.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island Parish G-51)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 349 sv Tradewinds moors off Isla de Baru after sailing from San Andrés island. Isla Baru is the

gem of Colombia’s Rosary Islands (a Natural National Park); here you relax in your hammock, frolic in the water and wish to never leave this funky beach paradise. ~  Island Card (visiting Islands S-123 & S-124)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 348 ssc Island Dancer anchors off Great Bay on the island of Canouan at the end of a splendid

day spent sailing through the Grenadines. As the jungle casts its shadow, turning the water a stunning emerald green, you slip into the sea for a relaxing sunset swim. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island M-91)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 347 While visiting St.Lucia on board ss Colombia you visit the northern tip of the island and

find an artists retreat and art gallery showing exceptional works by local St.Lucian artists as well as paintings and sculptures from Haiti and Carriacou. ~  Island Card (visiting Islands F-46, M-86 & N-100)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 346 There are choices to be made during your day-long stopover on St.Kitts while cruising aboard

ss Colombia: Do you take a hike up into the rainforest of Mt.Liamuiga at 3,792 feet? Or, do you watch local crafts-people use ancient Indonesian techniques to create hand dyed or painted fabrics and clothing in the 2,000 year-old tradition of Batik? Or do you sip tea and watch the climax of a locals cricket match? … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 345 When sv Tradewinds anchors off the “Village” on Little Cayman you take the ship’s dinghy and

a picnic over to Owen Island and its beautiful strands. In the late afternoon find your way over to Cayman Brac where the bright orange Royal Poinciana tree blossoms bedeck the trails. ~  Island Card (visiting Islands Y-151, Y-152 & Y153)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 344 When visiting Isla Chimana Grande off the Venezuelan coast on board ss Azure Sea, you spend

the day at Doral Beach windsurfing, whale watching, swimming in the brilliant blue waters and relaxing under a palapa (a palm frond sun shelter). In the evening there is a tropical fiesta with freshly caught fish on the barbeque and a band playing Mambo, Son, Salsa, Bolero and Rumba rhythms with everyone, but everyone, dancing the night … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 343 Late October brings Pirates Week to Grand Cayman, so when ss Neptune docks at George Town

you walk in the footsteps of Sir Henry Morgan, Edward Teach (Blackbeard) and Sir Francis Drake, all the while enjoying the costume parades, treasure hunts and the ever popular “Kidnapping of the Governor”. ~  Island Card (visiting Island Y-150)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 342 On the first day of your cruise from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Tortola, Virgin Gorda and

St.Croix you make sure to find the health club and gym on board ss Azure Sea so that you can keep in shape and prepared for the hikes and explorations of these islands.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands F-40, H-57, H-58 & J-67)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 341 While visiting Isla Margarita, Venezuela, on board sv Tradewinds, you take a small boat

through the beautiful bayous of La Restinga National Park with its rich plant, fish and bird life, all the while listening to the clicking of the oyster shells clinging to the roots of the (red, white, black and buttonwood) mangrove trees. ~  Island Card (visiting Island Q-111)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 340 In Anguilla the wildlife is wonderful. While you breakfast amidst hummingbirds and

bananaquits, watch the playful frigate birds and diving pelicans flying above the deep blue waters; then spend the rest of the morning snorkeling the reefs where blue doctor fish, torpedo-headed wrasses and hovering trumpetfish share the aquamarine waters with massive star, elkhorn and clower corals. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island K-72) Continue reading