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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 198 When Indigo Sails docks in Paramaribo, Suriname, you visit the tropical rainforests in the

south, and find members of Conservation International gathering indigenous plants and meeting with the Shamans (wise men) of the Trio tribe who advise on the uses and medicinal properties of each plant.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Caribbean destination P-109)  Advertisements Continue reading

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

WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 197 During your Yoga Retreat Cruise aboard ssc Island Dancer you visit the lower Caribbean coast

of Costa Rica. Here, amidst the abundant flora and fauna of the surrounding rainforest you begin to understand how Hindu philosophers recognized the sacred in the supposedly mundane, and how they developed sensitivity and the mental power to communicate with all of the forces of Nature in order for them to fully worship our divine … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 191 Relaxing in Trinidad while cruising aboard ss Caribbean Star, you take afternoon tea at the

Asa Wright Nature Centre which is hidden high above sea level in the mountainous tropical rainforest of the Arima Valley. While sitting on the large veranda surrounded by a multitude of different species of flora and fauna you read some of this island’s literary greats ~ names such as Williams, Lovelace, James, Selvon and Naipaul, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 126 When you visit the rainforests of Surinam whilst on board ss Magellan you see a yaguarundi,

also known as a haka tiger, in the undergrowth; you may reflect upon William Blake being inspired by a the eyes of these fierce cats, beginning his famous poem, “The Tyger”, published in 1794: Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry?  ~ … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 100 Sailing on board ss Azure Sea, you visit and tour the Dutch island of Saba (pronounced

say-bah), hiking up the 1,064 steps of Mount Scenery from the village of Windwardside: During the climb you pass through lush rainforests whose trees are covered in mosses, vines, ferns, and epiphytes; where the hanging orchids are visited by garnet-throated hummingbirds, and red-tailed hawks hover overhead. Your reward for this hike, when the clouds clear, … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 82 When ss Magellan docks in Puerto Rico be sure to sight-see the fabulous flora and fauna. The

28,000 acre El Yunque rainforest is home to 200 different species of trees, also ferns, vines, palms and dwarf forests. Lizards, tree snails, orchids and tiny tree frogs (coqui) live in the forest, with hummingbirds, lizard cuckoos, screech owls and hawks flying overhead amid the rain showers. ~ Ship Card (visiting Island F-40)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 48 On board ss Caribbean Star during your stop-over on St.Eustatius, you hike The Quill ~ an

extinct volcano, and explore the dense tropical rainforest with it’s silk cotton, breadfruit and mahogany trees. Amidst the local flora and fauna you find over a dozen different types of orchid with their accompanying, brilliantly coloured hummingbirds; then from the Panorama Track view the islands of Saba and St.Barts in the distance. ~ Ship Card (visiting … Continue reading