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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 391 When visiting Ambergris Caye on board ss Mayan Sun, take a day trip to the ancient Maya site

of Altun-Ha on the mainland. Here in the lush tropical jungle, amid the ruins of temples and tombs alongside residential and ceremonial structures, you will find the Green Tomb in which are the remains of a Very Important Person, along with pearls, shell beads and a large piece of solid jade elaborately carved into the … 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 228 After arriving in Dangriga, Belize, on board mv Riviera you visit the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar

Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary, where you find jaguars, ocelots, margays and scarlet macaws living in the surrounding jungle. As it is mid-November Dangriga is a carnival of colour and sound on Garifuna Settlement Day, the highlight of the cultural calendar for these descendants of the Red Caribs of the islands and West African slaves. ~ … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 151 When sv Tradewinds anchors to the south of Ambergris Caye off the Belize mainland, some of

the best dive sites are Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Shark-Ray Alley and Amigos Shipwreck. The Reserve is a water-wonderland of brilliantly coloured fish of electric blue hue, fluorescent yellow, deep orange, deeper purple, bright red and luminous green.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island W-139)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 144 After ss Mayan Sun anchors off Dangriga, Belize, your Shore Excursion is a trip to Tikal,

(and the National Park which surrounds it), in Guatemala. Tikal is one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in the Americas, with large pyramids jutting out of the surrounding dense jungle which also features local wildlife – with monkeys, parrots, peacocks and the sacred jaguar in residence.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destinations W-142 & … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 111 After your visit to Turneffe Island, Indigo Sails makes for the mainland and an arranged

visit to one of Belize’s Ecolodges with its profusion of wild life ~ Jaguars, pumas, ocelot, coatimundi, spider and howler monkeys, ant eaters and tapirs all live in the dense jungle, sharing it with the trees, vines, plants, epiphytes and over 300 species of birds ~ flycatchers, egrets, tanagers, parrots, toddy motmots and toucans, amongst many, many … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 101 You disembark sv Tradewinds in Dangriga, Belize, and travel east to the famous Maya ruins at

Tikal, Guatemala; then north through Mexico’s Rio Bec Ruin Route; thence to Palenque and on to Uxmal and Merida, before rejoining your ship at Isla Contoy. Your constant companions for this trip are the fabulous travel books of John Lloyd Stephens ~ “Incidents of Travel in Central America and Yucatan”, illustrated by Frederick Catherwood, first … Continue reading