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

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

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

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

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 86 After admiring the paintings, sculptures, artifacts and literature which grace the walls and

library on board ss Caribbean Star you explore the town of Dangriga for more examples of Belize’s unique blend of cultures ~ British, Spanish, Maya, Garifuna, East Indian, African, Chinese and German Mennonite. ~ Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination W-142)  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

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

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

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

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 monkeys, parrots, peacocks and the sacred jaguar in residence.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destinations W-142 & W-143)  Continue reading

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

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