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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 215 When ss Magellan docks in Grenada you wander through the picturesque town of St.George’s and

its colourful waterfront district of the Careenage which is built around the crater of an extinct volcano. The other half of St.George’s is the Esplanade and Market Square where fish, produce and straw markets sell their wares. This lush island grows an abundance of fresh fruit ~ mangos, bananas, grapefruit, passion fruit, pineapples and papayas, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 183 During your visit to the Spice Island of Grenada while aboard ss Neptune, you delight in the

lush landscapes and natural beauties of the island, also the aroma of fresh spices in the air. All around you is evidence of the spice trade; on the inland road nutmegs are being sorted and cacao pods dry in the sun; bay rum leaves, lemon grass, cinnamon and cloves are used locally for alternative medicine … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 80 Including America’s intervention in 1983, Grenada has lived a turbulent history. Firstly,

with French forces fighting the Carib Indians for possession, ending, in 1652, with some of the last of Kalinago (Carib Indian) men throwing their women and children off a northern precipice (Morne des Sauteurs) and then following them to their death on the rocks below. This was followed by battles between the British and the … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 78 Dictionaries and phrase books in various languages (Spanish, Dutch, English and French) are

available from the cruise staff on board ss Magellan when she sails to Cartagena, Aruba, Grenada and finally the quiet, peaceful isle of La Désirade, where you find a deserted sandy beach … and a touch of your inner peace. ~ Ship Card (visiting Islands L-83, N-102, R-116 & S-122)   Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 30 The multi-ethnic cuisine of Grenada is a reflection of all the changes that have taken place

on this island over the centuries. So, when you and your fellow passengers get together in a local restaurant and feast on callaloo soup, lambi (meat of the conch) souse, stuffed crabs, fried flying fish in breadcrumbs, lamb roti and fish creole, (all washed down with rum punches topped with grated nutmeg), you will have … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 26 One of the most exciting sailing trips ever made in the Caribbean was the 1997 voyage made by

a handful of Kalinago (Carib Indians of Dominica), who, according to their art of canoe building, chopped down a huge gommier tree, hollowed it out and “opened” (stretched and warped) it; they then fitted a sail on which a Gli Gli (small fierce hawk revered by ancient Carib warriors) motif was daubed. These proud warriors … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 338 When ss Mayan Sun docks in Grenada, you find an art gallery that has on display many fine

examples of local paintings, drawings, collages and sculptures: Many of the artists working in Grenada today have been given encouragement and support by the volunteers at the Grenada Arts Council.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island N-102)  Continue reading