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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 20 When you visit the Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Centre in Costa Rica on board

ss Caribbean Star, you meet fellow travellers who left La Selva Biological Station and took a boat tour down the Puerto Viejo River into the Sarapiqui River then on to the San Juan River, arriving here after white water rafting, volcano tours, natural history walks and the sights of a multitude of endangered species in … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 19 The sights of Guyana’s rainforests were first written about by Sir Walter Raleigh, the

English explorer, in 1596. Today, jaguars, hoatzin (the national bird) and naked-throated bellbirds still inhabit the rainforest along with greenheart trees, heliconia, orchids, epiphytes and Victoria Regia lilies which have leaves up to six feet wide.  ~  Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108)  Continue reading

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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, colourful costumes, partying, and everyone dancing to the heavy beat of the Tambour alongside the rhythm of techno and tradition that is called Zouk. ~ Ship … 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 Rastafarian … Continue reading