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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 248 The ethnic diversity that embodies Guyana is seen its many festivals. When mv Riviera visits

Georgetown, the festival of Mashramani is celebrating the birth of the Republic and the bringing together of all people, with everyone “Jumping Up” (partying) for a month-long celebration.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108)  Advertisements Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 237 When Indigo Sails docks by the town of Windward on the island of Carriacou in the Grenadines,

you see villagers of Scottish descent carrying on the tradition of wooden boat building, using the white cedar of this island and the greenheart tree from Guyana. These fast, graceful, trading and sailing sloops are some of the best made in the Caribbean, so when you try to race one into port, you lose … … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 224 Visiting Georgetown, Guyana, aboard sv Tradewinds you take a trip down the Essequibo River

and wonder at the portknockers (independent gold miners) hoping to find a shout (strike) of gold or diamonds in the river beds of this Land of Many Waters. ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108)  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 19 The sights of Guyana’s rainforests were first written about by Sir Walter Raleigh, the

English explorer, in 1596. Today, jaguars, hoatzin (the national bird) and naked-throated bellbirds still inhabit the rainforest along with greenheart trees, heliconia, orchids, epiphytes and Victoria Regia lilies which have leaves up to six feet wide.  ~  Island Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-108)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 355 When sv Tradewinds sails from Devil’s Island you travel north along the Guianas coastline

which stretches from the mouth of the River Amazon up to the Orinoco River Basin. You sail to Surinam and Guyana on your voyage and visit with the Indian tribes who inhabit the endangered rain forests alongside the exotic animals, birds, plants and trees. ~  Island Card (visiting Caribbean destinations P-108, P-109 & P-110)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 330 When Indigo Sails docks by the town of Windward on Carriacou you see villagers of Scottish

descent carrying on the tradition of wooden boat building using the white cedar of this island and the greenheart tree from Guyana. These fast, graceful, trading and sailing sloops are some of the best-made in the Caribbean, so when you try to race one into port, you lose, and also … Lose Carriacou.  ~  Ship … Continue reading