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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 377 While you are ashore from Indigo Sails on the island of St.Vincent, wander through Kingstown

and choose some souvenirs to take home: Try the boutiques which stock locally made, hand painted dresses in brightly colored flowing fabrics; or the, again hand painted, cotton t-shirts. Arts and crafts are highly valued here with homegrown produce and ancient techniques being utilised by local artists.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island N-103)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 376 When the ss Mayan Sun visits Jost Van Dyke (rhymes with toast), you confirm your experiences

of the other British Virgin Islands – The landscapes are breathtakingly beautiful; the beaches are some of the finest (check out White Bay); and the inhabitants of the islands are extremely gracious and unfailingly hospitable.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island H-56)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 375 When Indigo Sails docks close by Cancun and the Riviera Maya, the first order of the day is

an authentic Mexican culinary feast. You are invited into the kitchen of the beautiful Maria and admire terra-cotta Coahuila pavers on the floor and hand painted ceramic tiles on the walls, alongside locally produced copper pans and glazed clay pots; all of which, together with other traditional cooking utensils and locally sourced fruit, vegetables and … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 374 The ss Neptune anchors off Georgetown, Grand Cayman, and even if you don’t scuba dive, check

out the ship’s underwater photography gallery where you are sure to find a fabulous multi-coloured photo showing the inhabitants of the local reef in all their glory. This photograph will decorate one of your walls back in the real world.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island Y-150)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 373 Kingstown, St.Vincent, has its skyline broken by church towers: Firstly, St.George’s Anglican

Cathedral with clock tower and stained glass windows; then St.Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral School and Presbytery, a mix of Roman, Baroque, Gothic and Moorish architectural styles; also, the large Methodist Church and steeple.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island N-103)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 371 While Christopher Columbus sheltered his boats, a nearby Spanish treasure fleet was

destroyed by hurricane in the year 1502. This year you run from Hurricane Juliette and sail directly to Pembroke Parish, Bermuda, where you must stay until you roll a dice combination of 8 or over.  ~  Hurricane Card  Continue reading

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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 who live close to and among these cliffs, including white barn owl, frigate birds, red-footed booby, tanagers 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 on the last day looking for the most elusive … 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