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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 61 Visiting Livingstone, Guatemala, on board Indigo Sails, you learn that every Maya child has

a Nahual ~ an animal protective spirit ~ which helps the child communicate with Nature throughout his or her life. You also learn that the Guatemalan Maya have been vigorously protecting their culture from persecution since the days of Columbus up to the present day. ~ Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination W-143)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 308 While docked on board ss Neptune in the Dominican Republic (discovered by Christopher

Columbus during his first voyage in 1492), you can visit the Caribbean’s oldest city, cathedral and university. After a morning of culture and history in Santo Domingo, run away to the pearl-white sands and coco-palm-fringed beaches of Punta Cana. These are just twenty beautiful miles of the Dominican Republic’s one thousand miles of beaches. ~ … 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 274 Cuban painters and art have made a huge contribution to Caribbean culture; ranging from

Wilfredo Lam’s masterpiece “The Jungle” (1943); to Elso Padilla’s installation “For America” (1986); and Flavio Garciandia’s “Visit to the Tropical Art Museum” series (1994). ~  Ship Card (visiting Island F-49)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 192 While visiting Haiti on board ss Colombia you search the art galleries and find a variety of

artworks exploring island culture ~ some paintings have allusions to Vaudou rites and rituals; others have local politics as their theme, with it’s dictators and private militias; many artists explore the economics of poverty here in the poorest country of the Caribbean.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island F-46)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 191 Relaxing in Trinidad while cruising aboard ss Caribbean Star, you take afternoon tea at the

Asa Wright Nature Centre which is hidden high above sea level in the mountainous tropical rainforest of the Arima Valley. While sitting on the large veranda surrounded by a multitude of different species of flora and fauna you read some of this island’s literary greats ~ names such as Williams, Lovelace, James, Selvon and Naipaul, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 190 Before starting your Eastern Caribbean cruise from Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, you make sure

to visit the Museum of Art in Ponce which exhibits international as well as local artists. Try to find examples of the Early Puerto Rican School with works by Lorenzo Homar and Rafael Tufino showing radical populist themes expressed in graphics. Flag and map imagery is also to be found in Puerto Rican Art, notably … Continue reading