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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 basket 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 well prepared for the hiking adventures 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

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 338 When ss Mayan Sun docks in Grenada, you find an art gallery that has on display many fine

examples of local paintings, drawings, collages and sculptures: Many of the artists working in Grenada today have been given encouragement and support by the volunteers at the Grenada Arts Council.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island N-102)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 337 Possibly the best time to be in Barbados is mid-July until early August, during the annual

Crop Over celebrations. This two-week-long-party marks the reaping of the sugar cane harvest and dates back to the 1870s: Join in the open-air concerts and parades with their steel pan bands and Bajan (Barbadian) Tuk bands with fifes and drums. The air is full of Soca and Reggae music, with both locals and visitors enjoying … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 336 After a morning scuba dive around the Black Hills sea mount off Utila (one of the Bay

Islands of Honduras), you do some archaeological exploration on dry land, then return to ssc Island Dancer and indulge in a relaxing aromatherapy massage with therapeutic essential oils including lavender, marjoram and ylang ylang. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island V-135)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 335 When ss Caribbean Star visits Cancun, you attend a Performance of the Ballet Folklorico and

witness a glorious pageant which relates a variety of different stories from this land steeped in legend and tradition: The “Mexican Hat Dance” of Jalisco State and the “Dance of the Stag” from the North Canyon Country are just a couple of the many examples of this rich tradition. ~  Island Card (visiting Island X-144)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 334 When visiting St.Thomas on board ss Colombia you play Mahogany Run GC with its 18 challenging

seaside holes and incredible landscapes; then visit Blackbeard’s Tower, a fine lookout at the top of Government Hill. In the afternoon, buy local at the “Arts Alive” Arts and Crafts Festival; then finish off the day with a curry of local vegetables and a recital of chamber music at Tillett Gardens. ~  Ship Card (visiting … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 333 During your Eastern Caribbean cruise on board sv Tradewinds you visit Virgin Gorda and spend

time playing in The Baths; then find your way to Leverick Bay, from where you windsurf over to Mosquito Island for a lazy afternoon on a nameless, deserted beach. ~  Island Card (visiting Islands H-57 & H-63)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 332 Spend some time on Guana Island ~ a wildlife sanctuary ~ and observe some of the more than

50 species of birds on the island while walking the nature trails lined with oleander and hibiscus, orchids and jasmine, frangipani and plumeria: Pick your choice of fresh fruit from papaya, mango or breadfruit, grapefruit, banana or pineapple: Choose a deserted beach and explore underwater for the over one hundred species of fish who call … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 331 On board ss Colombia your Shore Excursion to St.Maarten includes a hike to the top of

Paradise Peak, from where you can see the whole island ~ St.Maarten and St.Martin. Before going back to town you will need to choose your dinner fare; either French bouillabaisse and burgundy; split pea soup and Dutch beer; or, Caribbean lobster and Planter’s Punch.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands L-84 & R-119)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 330 When Indigo Sails docks by the town of Windward on Carriacou 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, and also … Lose Carriacou.  ~  Ship … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 329 Visiting Sint Eustatius while sailing aboard Indigo Sails in the Leeward Islands, you go

beach-combing on Zeelandia Beach; this morning, after a storm, the pickings are good ~ interesting pieces of driftwood and broken glass, an ancient coin and a 300 year-old blue Dutch slave bead. ~  Island Card (visiting Island R-118)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 328 Drop anchor from Indigo Sails at Rendezvous Bay on the northwest side of Montserrat, then

hire a mountain bike and go riding in the northern hills where you see the Montserrat oriole (only to be found on this island) flying through the bamboo and hairy mango trees. You also glimpse the island of Redonda in the distance while high up in the hills. ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands K-74 & … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 327 When you dock at the old harbour of Bridgetown, Barbados, at the Careenage, mind out that

Indigo Sails is not the subject of a careening: This process involves tying a weight to your boat’s mast to overturn it so that the hull can be scraped, repaired, caulked and painted. ~  Island Card (visiting Island N-99)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 326 After stocking up with provisions on the island of Nevis (pronounced nee-vis), the Captain

on board mv Riviera invites your party to a West Indian dinner spectacular at his table ~ a choice of conch salad, conch chowder, jerked chicken, curried goat, baked grouper, peas ‘n’ rice, johnny cakes, breadfruit, mangoes, pineapple and papaya … sublime. ~  Ship Card (visiting Island K-73)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 325 When visiting La Isla Chimana Grande off the Venezuelan coast while onboard Indigo Sails you

hike the cliffs to the lookout point, all the while checking out the brilliant blue waters and the coral reef below: You should also spot an iguana or two hiding amid the rocks and cacti while on your journey.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island Q-114)  Continue reading