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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 95 On board the ss Colombia you arrive at Fort-de-France, Martinique, late in the morning. Five

minutes after arriving ashore you are drenched by a torrential tropical downpour, which leads to singing and dancing in the rainy streets, followed by a buying spree for a new dry wardrobe in the fabulously chic local boutiques. ~  Island Card (visiting Island L-77)  Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 7 During your visit aboard sv Tradewinds, go south to the beautiful beaches of Martinique: While

you are at the beach make sure to find the brightly painted “Gommiers”, (fishing boats crafted from a single tree trunk), which will catch the bounties of the sea that adorn your dinner table. Try the shrimp or cod fritters, octopus stew, a gratinée of minced conch (pronounced konk) or Christophine squash. Fish Colombo (curry) … Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 227 Travel “La Trace” route to Mount Pelée, which erupted in 1902, wiping out Martinique’s

capital of St.Pierre: Your trip takes you through the Pitons Carbet mountains where a hike to the top of Piton Carbet will afford you of a wonderful vista of all Martinique and even her neighbour, St.Lucia. An alternative for the hardier hiker are the Gorges de la Falaise with forested canyons leading to a spectacular … Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 170 While cruising on board ss Caribbean Star, your Shore Excursion on Martinique takes you to

a restored Plantation House with it’s sugar cane fields, windmill, processing plant, rum still and rusted slave chains. These plantations with their history of profits, abuse and cruelty were the main source of the island’s prosperity (sugar cane was called “White Gold”) until the late 1800s … Lose Martinique.  ~  Ship Card <lose Island L-77>  Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 130 The Carib Indians called her “Madinina” ~ the Isle of Flowers; Christopher Columbus

discovered “the best, richest, sweetest, most charming country in the world”. During your visit to Martinique on board mv Riviera you see for yourself the mountain roads splashed with anthurium, bougainvillea, hibiscus, fragipani and wild orchids. Now you understand why Paul Gaugin, painter extra-ordinaire, was so charmed by this island that he called it paradise. ~  Ship … Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 95 On board the ss Colombia you arrive at Fort-de-France, Martinique, late in the morning. Five

minutes after arriving ashore you are drenched by a torrential tropical downpour, which leads to singing and dancing in the rainy streets, followed by a buying spree for a new dry wardrobe in the fabulously chic local boutiques. ~  Island Card (visiting Island L-77)  Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 7 During your visit aboard sv Tradewinds, go south to the beautiful beaches of Martinique: While

you are at the beach make sure to see the brightly painted “Gommiers”, (fishing boats crafted from a single tree trunk), which will catch the bounties of the sea that adorn your dinner table. Try the shrimp or cod fritters, octopus stew, a gratinée of minced conch (pronounced konk) or Christophine squash. Fish Colombo (curry) … Continue reading