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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 174 For a great day outdoors in Bonaire, (one of the Leeward Antilles), visit the tropical

desert that is Washington Slagbaai National Park. Here you can find the towering Kadushi cactus, candle cacti, bromeliads, the Humboldt orchid, agave succulents, also the yatu and prickly pear cactus. Many of Bonaire’s more than 200 species of bird-life live in this park ~ pink flamingos, yellow-winged parrots, green parrots, parakeets, chuchubi, Trupial birds, hummingbirds, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 173 After scuba diving the Shark Hotel off West Caicos, steer Indigo Sails towards one of the

most popular anchorages on Providenciales ~ Sapodilla Bay ~ but make sure to pay attention to the razor-sharp reefs all around the Turks and Caicos islands.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands E-32 & E-36)  Continue reading

WorldWide Cruise Line, WWCL, Caribbean Cruise, Board Game, iPhone App

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 172 Make sure you don’t miss the state-of-the-art Broadway Show on board ss Magellan tonight.

Hurry back from the hot white sands of Baie Longue beach on the French side of Saint Martin, (one of the Leeward Islands), to make sure that you have a front row seat to see your favorite singers and dancers. Enjoy the show.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island L-84)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 171 When ss Magellan docks in St.Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands), see if you can find a shoreside

bookshop to pick up some Caribbean-themed reading for those days spent by the ship’s pool. One of the best Caribbean reads is “Don’t Stop The Carnival” by Herman Wouk, reportedly set in a hotel somewhere between St.Thomas and St.Croix.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands J-66 & J-67)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 170 While cruising on board ss Caribbean Star, your Shore Excursion on Martinique takes you to

a restored Plantation House with it’s sugar cane fields, windmill, processing plant, rum still and rusted slave chains. These plantations with their history of profits, abuse and cruelty were the main source of the island’s prosperity (sugar cane was called “White Gold”) until the late 1800s … Lose Martinique.  ~  Ship Card <lose Island L-77> … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 169 When the ss Caribbean Star docks in Guadeloupe see if you can be put on the guest list for

the banquet of the Fête de Cuisinières. This is a festival glorifying Creole cuisine ~ a mélange of French, African and West Indian ingredients with plenty of East Indian (especially Madras) spices mixed in. If you miss the festival, the art of Creole high cuisine is celebrated, mainly by its women chefs, every day in … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 168 During your visit to Petit Saint Vincent on board ss Caribbean Star you spend the morning

walking around the island by way of its soft, white, sandy beaches; you then take a picnic to Mopion (a small sandbar with a thatched shelter). After lunch relax and contemplate the state of our planet as you meditate upon crystal-clear waters and drifting clouds in a sapphire sky.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Islands M-93 … Continue reading