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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)  Advertisements 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 Tufiño showing radical populist themes expressed in graphics. Flag and map imagery is also to be found in Puerto Rican Art, notably … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 166 While visiting Grand Turk on board sv Tradewinds you visit the Turks and Caicos National

Museum in Cockburn Town. The artifacts on display reflect the rich cultural heritage of the island – Taino Indian, Spanish, African and Bermudian. The main exhibit has ten tons of artifacts from the Molasses Reef Wreck; ordnance (cannon, shot and firearms), carpentry tools, surgical implements, hull and rigging pieces, also storage jars and cutlery. The … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 159 Autonomous Aruba has a weekly celebration of its multi-cultural spirit and multi-national

residents, (whose more than 40 nationalities – Native Indian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, French, Italian, Chinese and African among others – contribute to the island melting pot). This Bon Bini, the Papiamento word of welcome, is held every Tuesday and celebrates Aruba’s folklore, crafts, food and music.  ~  Island Card (visiting Island R-116)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 147 After your cruise on board ss Mayan Sun to Porvenir Island and Isla Bastimentos, you return

to Miami and visit the Museum of Science which uses its affiliation with the Smithsonian Institute to emphasize South Florida’s historic and cultural links to Latin America and the Caribbean.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands A-1, T-126 & T-127)  Continue reading

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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