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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 222 During your Shore Excursion when cruising aboard ss Magellan, you visit the Botanical

Gardens of St.Vincent, where you find a breadfruit tree grown from the original plant brought from Tahiti by Captain William Bligh in 1793; also in the grounds are endangered St.Vincent parrots and a museum with artifacts from earlier inhabitants of the island – the Arawak, Carib and Black Carib Indians.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 175 When visiting Cuba on board Indigo Sails you learn that Cubans have been fighting for

freedom and independence ever since Taino Indian Chief Hatuey (pronounced Ah-Tway) was burned at the stake in 1512: The slave rebellion in 1868, led by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, who made the “Grito de Yara” declaring Cuban Independence, started the Ten Years War: The 1895 Insurrection inspired by José Marti was denied by the Treaty … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 92 As you approach the island of Guadeloupe on board ss Magellan and then sail around the two

wings of this island butterfly, you begin to understand why the Arawak Indians named this island Karukera (the Land of Beautiful Waters). It could be a brief rain-shower that clears the air; a view of the Atlantic waters walled in by dramatic cliffs; a serene lake in the mountains; one of the natural hot springs, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 56 Originally, the Crossing Place on Middle Caicos was used by the early settlers at low tide to

cross over the sandbars to North Caicos. Nowadays, the Crossing Place Trail and Caves is an Eco-Tourism Project highlighted by Arawak and Lucayan Indian ruins, fabulous local scenery, hiking and biking trails, cave exploration and beautiful beaches with offshore snorkelling – all in an abundance of local plant and bird life. ~ Ship Card (visiting Islands … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 41 The British Virgin Islands have had an interesting life; originally formed by volcanic

activity many years ago, they then splintered into the collection of tiny islands and cays that exist today. Settled firstly by the Ciboney Indians, then the Arawak and Caribs, the islands were then fought over by the Spanish, English, French and Dutch. Mix in an unhealthy sampling of pirates and privateers, rumours of buried treasure, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 222 During your Shore Excursion on board ss Magellan, you visit the Botanical Gardens of

St.Vincent, finding a breadfruit tree grown from the original plant brought from Tahiti by Captain William Bligh in 1793; also in the grounds are endangered St.Vincent parrots and a museum with artifacts from earlier inhabitants of the island – the Arawak, Carib and Black Carib Indians.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island N-103)   Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 175 When visiting Cuba on board Indigo Sails you learn that Cubans have been fighting for

freedom and independence ever since Taino Indian Chief Hatuey (pronounced Ah-Tway) was burned at the stake in 1512: The slave rebellion in 1868, led by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, who made the “Grito de Yara” declaring Cuban Independence, started the Ten Years War: The 1895 Insurrection inspired by José Marti was denied by the Treaty … Continue reading