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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 324 When you arrive at St.Thomas aboard ss Neptune you must make a choice … up or down? Either

an air conditioned submarine to take you 90 feet beneath the waves to see vibrantly coloured fish and swaying sea fans alongside huge purple and orange sponges; or, you can take the tram 700 feet up Flag Hill to Paradise Point with its panoramic view. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island J-66)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 323 Before joining ss Mayan Sun you visit the Everglades, which Miccosukee Indians call Pa-Hay-

Okee (Grassy Water), on board an air boat: You marvel at the fifteen-foot-high, three sided, sharp sawgrass and the alligators, egrets, blue herons, water moccasins, orchids and water lilies that live here, on, in and above the waters. ~  Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination Z-159)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 322 Densely forested mahogany and pine trees cover the centre portion of the island of Andros:

On Southern Andros you will find a huge tract of mangrove forest, home to amongst others, the endangered Bahamian parrot, six foot long iguanas, egrets and herons, a multitude of different lizards and the Bahamian boa constrictor. If you visit during spring time, hope to see the land crabs of Andros migrate in their thousands … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 321 Take a beach trip when ss Azure Sea docks at Isla Cozumel, Mexico. You can choose to relax

under a palapa and curl up your toes in the sand, or perhaps snorkel the reefs just off-shore of the beaches at Palancar, Chankanaab, San Francisco, Yucab or Santa Rosa, with their brightly-colored sea life of fish, corals and sponges. But, please take off your jewellery before you enter the water – barracudas often come … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 320 The waters around Corn Island (off the coast of Nicaragua) are crystal-clear on one side and

green on the other. When visiting the island you sunbathe on the three-mile-long white sand beach then dive the wreck of a Spanish galleon just offshore in about 70 feet of water. ~  Ship Card (visiting island U-131)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 319 During your stop-over on St.Barts make sure to take your windsurfing gear to Baie St.Jean

and catch some waves over to Anse (cove or bay) du Grande Colombier where you will find quiet and peace on the coco-palm-fringed beach ~ all the better for your relaxation, reflections and meditation. Oh, and don’t forget to stay for the superb sunset.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island L-80)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 318 While onboard ss Colombia you visit Altos de Chavon in the Dominican Republic, a recreation

of a 15th Century artisans village with a Taino Indian Museum, workshops, studios and galleries. Here one can learn jewelry making, macrame, printmaking and basic art skills. After all this hard work your group has a late dinner with a choice of either fresh kingfish in tropical coconut sauce; or paella, that great mix of … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 317 During your cruise on board ssc Island Dancer you collect a variety of beautiful multi-

coloured stamps from the islands of St.Thomas, (U.S. Virgin Islands); Nevis, Saint-Barthélemy, (the Leeward Islands); and St.Vincent, (the Grenadines): These stamps celebrate the precious natural resources of these gems of the Caribbean, as well as the local flora and fauna.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands J-66, K-73, L-80 & N-103)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 316 After mooring in Cruz Bay, St.John, aboard ss Mayan Sun, you learn that the best way to hike

here is with a guide; who can then show you the wild tamarind, french weed (used to treat fevers), a night-blooming witch’s vein (helped treat cardiac arrest), a zombie’s cucumber or the pitch apple tree, whose leaves were used as parchment for letter writing. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island J-65)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 315 After tendering ashore from ss Caribbean Star you climb the ramparts of Fort St.Louis and

see the town of Marigot spread out beneath you. As it is Saturday morning the market on St.Martin is busy with locals and vacationers buying a colourful assortment of locally-grown fruits and vegetables, also herbs, spices and freshly caught fish. ~  Island Card (visiting Island L-84)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 314 Your Shore Excursion today while aboard mv Riviera includes Tucker House, just on the corner

of Barber’s Alley in St.George’s Parish, Bermuda; you also find out about the famed Gunpowder Plot of the American War of Independence, and learn from the St.George’s Foundation why Barber’s Alley is so named.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island Parish G-53)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 313 As one of the last frontiers of scuba diving in the Caribbean, Los Roques National Park is

a blessing. – When visiting Gran Roque on board ssc Island Dancer you dive into the crystal-clear blue waters of the Pinnacles with its streams of multi-colored fish, orange cup corals and azure vase sponges. ~  Island Card (visiting Island Q-113)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 312 When ssc Island Dancer visits the Dry Tortugas, (dry as in bring your own water), you camp

on Garden Key with Fort Jefferson standing guard. In the morning swim over to Bush Key and marvel at the number and variety of migrating birds that stop-over on these islands ~ orioles, masked boobies, noddy and sooty terns and the black whiskered vireo to name but a handful. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands Z-157 … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 311 When ssc Island Dancer docks on Bequia, make sure that you arrange a guided tour of the

Moonhole ~ private homes that have been built into naturally occurring caves in the cliffs. These homes have huge arches, fabulous views and lovely patios; they often have no electricity, rarely have windows and are kept cool by the constant trade winds … Amazing. ~  Island Card (visiting Island M-87)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 310 When ss Mayan Sun moors off Little Cayman you go to Pirate’s Point and take the mile-long

Nature Walk along the “Pirates Trail”. Listen to your guide telling tales from this island’s history while walking through the tropical woodland amid colorful parrots, orchids and the rock iguanas. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island Y-151)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 308 While docked on board ss Neptune in the Dominican Republic (discovered by Christopher

Columbus during his first voyage in 1492), you can visit the Caribbean’s oldest city, cathedral and university. After a morning of culture and history in Santo Domingo, run away to the pearl-white sands and coco-palm-fringed beaches of Punta Cana. These are just twenty beautiful miles of the Dominican Republic’s one thousand miles of beaches. ~ … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 307 An afternoon of pampering is called for to help mend the attrition caused by sea, sand and

salt; so visit your onboard spa, where you combine a seaweed body wrap, massage and sauna with a super deluxe beauty treatment. Now you are ready for a night out when mv Riviera docks in Nassau town, New Providence, the Bahamas.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island B-8)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 306 On board ss Mayan Sun you win First Prize in the Fancy Dress Competition and then take your

friends on a half-day sports fishing charter in the deep waters off Aruba in the Dutch Antilles. What a catch ~ and release; white marlin, kingfish, mahi-mahi, barracuda, tuna and wahoo.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island R-116)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 305 If you time your cruise aboard ss Caribbean Star correctly, you can be in Cartagena for one

of its Caribbean Music Festivals; four days of music by African-influenced bands from Colombia, elsewhere in the Caribbean, and all over the world … playing Hip Hop and Salsa alongside local rhythms like Cumbia and Vallenato. ~  Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination S-122)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 304 When ss Caribbean Star visits Sandys Parish in Bermuda your Shore Excursion is a bicycle ride

along the westernmost section of the Bermuda Railway Trail. Here you will see bougainvillea, hibiscus, oleander and poinsettia bursting through an abundance of greenery: Then on to Fort Scaur with its views of the bright blue seas of Great Sound on one side, and Ely’s Harbour (once a smugglers haven) on the other. ~  Ship … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 303 Sailing on board mv Riviera off the coasts of Guyana and Surinam on a yoga retreat cruise,

you learn that the ancient philosophers decreed that humans must repay three innate debts. Firstly, a debt to our family for their support and succour; secondly, a debt to those teachers who have given us knowledge; and most importantly we must repay the divine forces that nurture and sustain our lives ~ the wind, water, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 302 After docking in Sint Maarten on board ss Caribbean Star you have the sail of a lifetime on

board an “America’s Cup” Contender Class 12 meter yacht. You race against another 75 feet long masted racer over an America’s Cup Course and feel the awesome exhilaration of wind, surf and speed as you and your other crew members battle to be first over the finish line. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island R-119)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 301 After mv Riviera docks in Dangriga, Belize, you admire colourful paintings depicting Garifuna

life and culture at a local art and sculpture studio. You also find hand-crafted mahogany and cedar drums in traditional Garifuna style; and later, when you spend the night at the farming and fishing community of Hopkins Village, these drums are used to make sacred music to accompany a healing ceremony by the local Shaman … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 300 While visiting Miami on board ss Magellan you camp on Boca Chita Key in Biscayne National

Park. In the morning, paddle your sea kayak down to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (the USA’s first Underwater Preserve) on Key Largo and explore the reefs, mangroves and tidal creeks, with their coral, bird and fish inhabitants. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands A-1, A-5 & A-6)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 299 Call ahead when you are onboard ss Mayan Sun and reserve a room on Petit St.Vincent. Your

stay here is total seclusion in old-fashioned Caribbean style. A hammock on the beach with a red flag hoisted for privacy, and if you require room service raise the yellow flag. ~  Island Card (visiting Island M-93)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 298 ss Colombia arrives in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, during the local Fiesta celebrating Holy

Week (before Easter Sunday), when villagers from the surrounding area honour two important deities ~ Jesus Christ of the Catholic Church, and the local Maya god. ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination W-143)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 297 The ss Azure Sea stays moored late into the night during her visit to Grand Cayman, so you

spend the day at Rum Point with its soft sands and sapphire waters: Then, at dusk, fire up the barbecues and dance the night away to the sounds of reggae and calypso. ~  Island Card (visiting Island Y-150)  Continue reading