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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 215 When ss Magellan docks in Grenada you wander through the picturesque town of St.George’s and

its colourful waterfront district of the Careenage which is built around the crater of an extinct volcano. The other half of St.George’s is the Esplanade and Market Square where fish, produce and straw markets sell their wares. This lush island grows an abundance of fresh fruit ~ mangos, bananas, grapefruit, passion fruit, pineapples and papayas, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 214 After leaving Isla de Guanaja, one of the Bay Islands of Honduras, ss Azure Sea anchors off

La Ceiba, (named after the ancient Maya sacred tree which is said to connect the Underworld, our terrestrial Earth and the skies above us). Your shore excursion is a trip to Copan with its stunning Maya ruins; on this two-day trip you learn about Smoke Jaguar, 18 Rabbit, Smoke Monkey and Smoke Shell, who were … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 213 After the ss Caribbean Star moors at the Royal Naval Dockyard in Sandys Parish, Bermuda, you

take the morning to play a great round of golf at the nearby Port Royal golf course, (including a birdie at the famous 16th hole which looks out over the pink sands and clear blue waters of Whale Bay).  ~  Island Card (visiting Island G-54)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 212 When visiting the Grenadines, sightsee on the private island of Mustique by renting horses

and then go explore the grassy hills and sandy beaches for hidden holiday homes of the super-rich. When hauling anchor and departing for Canouan on board Indigo Sails, make sure that you avoid Montezuma Schoals on the way out of Britannia Bay as the reefs have ground pieces off the hull of many a sailboat.  ~ … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 211 When visiting Christiansted, St.Croix, (pronounced croy) on board ss Azure Sea, your Shore

Excursion is a historical walk to Fort Christiansvaern, Apothecary Hall and the Steeple Building Museum. You finish the morning with a visit to Strand and King streets with their distinctive Danish architecture, fine art studios and galleries.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island J-67)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 210 As you sail past the southern shore of Bonaire on board sv Tradewinds you see dazzling white

salt mountains against the background of blue sky and azure seas. You may also see chattel houses where the slaves, who originally did the backbreaking labour in those salt pans onwards from the 17th century, lived a miserable existence … Lose Bonaire.  ~  Ship Card <Lose Island R-120>  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 209 When ss Neptune visits St.John in the US Virgin Islands, you spend the morning exploring

Cinnamon Bay archaeological dig, afterwards volunteering your time to help discover and preserve Taino Indian artifacts which are being unearthed onsite. One of the most important finds here was the ceremonial house of worship (Caney) of this peaceful and spiritual people, where excavations tell of ceremonial harvest offerings to their deities from 1,000 years ago. … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 208 ssc Island Dancer anchors off Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge in northern Costa

Rica and you kayak in the network of rivers, channels and lakes, seeing crocodiles and caimans, white-faced and howler monkeys, three-toed sloths, green macaws, toucans and Amazon parrots. Later, return to your lodge complex built on stilts by the banks of the Colorado River.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination U-133)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 207 After ss Neptune docks in Sint Maarten you have all morning for duty-free shopping in

Philipsburg on the Dutch influenced side of this island. Follow this with a visit to one of the island’s casinos in the afternoon; then head out over the border, (no stopping, how civilized), to Marigot on the French-flavored other side of the island, Saint Martin, for a dinner of freshly-caught fish followed by crêpes suzette … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 206 Before ss Magellan docks in St.Croix, US Virgin Islands, you visit the onboard spa for the

early morning aerobics class, just to make sure that you are still in shape for todays Shore Excursion to the blue waters, white sands and palm trees of Sugar Beach.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island  J-67)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 204 Today ss Mayan Sun drops anchor off San Andrés, which is called the Island of Seven Colours

for the seven shades of blue sea which surround its shores; (the wider archipelago forms part of a protected UNESCO Biosphere Reserve off the coast of Colombia). Explore the lush green hills and coconut groves with their abundant flora and fauna, snorkel above the coral reef, relax on white sand beaches, then search the caves for buccaneer … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 205 After overnighting in one of Bermuda’s older cottage colonies, (an idyllic retreat in Sandys

Parish), you take the ship’s tender back to ss Azure Sea and during the ride see a procession of racing yachts with brightly coloured flying spinnakers finishing the (Celestial Navigation optional) Marion-Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island Parish G-54)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 203 When ssc Island Dancer anchors off Les Saintes archipelago in the French Antilles, you take

a sea kayak and paddle to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean – Plage de Pont Pierre, Anse Crawen and Pain de Sucre, (on Terre-de-Haut), before rendezvousing with the ship at Grande Anse beach on the neighbouring isle of Terre-de-Bas.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands L-78 & L-79)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 202 As whispering winds sweep your 55ft. ketch, Indigo Sails, through the waters of Panama’s

Cayos Holandes you see a school of dolphins off the port bow: After grabbing your snorkeling gear, you dive overboard to swim and play with your new friends.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands T-128)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 201 After a hectic day of duty-free shopping in St.Thomas, the ss Neptune sails overnight for

St.Croix, where, after disembarking early in the morning you vanish to Pelican Cove and relax by the water’s edge, laying in your hammock under sea grape and palm trees amid a multitude of red and yellow hibiscus blossoms.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands J-66 & J-67)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 200 If you could not find the lost city of Atlantis off South Bimini, then look no further than

Paradise Island where another fabled development has surfaced. Visit the various lagoons filled with marine life, luxuriate in your fabulous suite, enjoy the cabaret show and then trip the light fantastic in the night clubs. But, you lose your cash in the casino, so … Lose Paradise Island.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island B-10)   … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 199 Tortola in the British Virgin Islands is the start of your sailing and scuba diving vacation

on board the 55 foot ketch, Indigo Sails. Local underwater conditions are excellent, with visibility up to 100 feet, and this makes for a great dive to the wreck of RMS Rhone which lies between Tortola and Salt Island. Also, make sure you dive Painted Walls, Alice in Wonderland and Rainbow Canyon, all of whose names are evocative … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 198 When Indigo Sails docks in Paramaribo, Suriname, you visit the tropical rainforests in the

south, and find members of Conservation International gathering indigenous plants and meeting with the Shamans (wise men) of the Trio tribe who advise on the uses and medicinal properties of each plant.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-109)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 197 During your Yoga Retreat Cruise aboard ssc Island Dancer you visit the lower Caribbean coast

of Costa Rica. Here, amidst the abundant flora and fauna of the surrounding rainforest you begin to understand how Hindu philosophers recognized the sacred in the supposedly mundane, and how they developed sensitivity and the mental power to communicate with all of the forces of Nature in order for them to fully worship our divine … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 196 After ss Mayan Sun drops anchor off the island of Vieques, (the name is derived from the

Taino Indian word for “Little Island”), you go ashore and take a trip around the island on horseback. During your ride you see the sugar cane crop in the fields ready for harvesting, along with other staples grown here, sweet potatoes, coconuts, bananas, avocados and papayas. Finish the day on Navia Beach watching the sand … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 195 One of the best beaches around St.Croix is on Buck Island, just over a mile away. So,

disembark ss Magellan and take the day excursion to Buck Island Reef National Monument. The whole island is a National Park and the park rangers have laid down an underwater trail marked with floats and sea floor signs to identify coral formations, plants and the huge variety of fish living within this protected ecosystem. Ideal for for … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 194 On board ss Neptune your stay in Curaçao is a whirlwind tour of some of the best shopping in

the Caribbean. Good bargains are to be found on Japanese and German cameras, Swiss watches and Dutch tableware: After visiting the central shopping districts and exclusive shopping malls don’t miss the waterfront boutiques with exotic imports from Paris, Indonesia, Africa and South America. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island R-115)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 193 The Bermuda Festival is in full swing when ss Mayan Sun docks in Hamilton, Pembroke Parish;

so, choose between a visit to the theatre, a classical recital or Jazz concert; afterwards, head for City Hall, topped by a weather vane shaped like the Sea Venture, for a great night out in Bermuda’s capital city.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island Parish G-51)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 192 While visiting Haiti on board ss Colombia you search the art galleries and find a variety of

artworks exploring island culture ~ some paintings have allusions to Vaudou rites and rituals; others have local politics as their theme, with it’s dictators and private militias; many artists explore the economics of poverty here in the poorest country of the Caribbean.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island F-46)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 191 Relaxing in Trinidad while cruising aboard ss Caribbean Star, you take afternoon tea at the

Asa Wright Nature Centre which is hidden high above sea level in the mountainous tropical rainforest of the Arima Valley. While sitting on the large veranda surrounded by a multitude of different species of flora and fauna you read some of this island’s literary greats ~ names such as Williams, Lovelace, James, Selvon and Naipaul, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 190 Before starting your Eastern Caribbean cruise from Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, you make sure

to visit the Museum of Art in Ponce which exhibits international as well as local artists. Try to find examples of the Early Puerto Rican School with works by Lorenzo Homar and Rafael Tufiño showing radical populist themes expressed in graphics. Flag and map imagery is also to be found in Puerto Rican Art, notably … Continue reading