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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

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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