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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 294 Arriving at St.John in the U.S. Virgin Islands you learn that man and Nature can make life

difficult, even for a National Park. Hurricanes batter the island; a severe drought causes problems; construction projects hurt vegetation, and silt run-off from these projects damages corals and water quality. Also, the millions of visitors erode the holistic habitat of the reefs … Lose St.John.  ~  Ship Card  <Lose Island J-65>  Advertisements Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 209 When ss Neptune visits St.John in the US Virgin Islands, you spend the morning exploring

Cinnamon Bay archaeological dig, afterwards volunteering your time to help discover and preserve Taino Indian artifacts which are being unearthed onsite. One of the most important finds here was the ceremonial house of worship (Caney) of this peaceful and spiritual people, where excavations tell of ceremonial harvest offerings to their deities from 1,000 years ago. … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 206 Before ss Magellan docks in St.Croix, US Virgin Islands, you visit the onboard spa for the

early morning aerobics class, just to make sure that you are still in shape for todays Shore Excursion to the blue waters, white sands and palm trees of Sugar Beach.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island  J-67)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 199 Tortola in the British Virgin Islands is the start of your sailing and scuba diving vacation

on board the 55 foot ketch, Indigo Sails. Local underwater conditions are excellent, with visibility up to 100 feet, and this makes for a great dive to the wreck of RMS Rhone which lies between Tortola and Salt Island. Also, make sure you dive Painted Walls, Alice in Wonderland and Rainbow Canyon, all of whose names are evocative … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 195 One of the best beaches around St.Croix is on Buck Island, just over a mile away. So,

disembark ss Magellan and take the day excursion to Buck Island Reef National Monument. The whole island is a National Park and the park rangers have laid down an underwater trail marked with floats and sea floor signs to identify coral formations, plants and the huge variety of fish living within this protected ecosystem. Ideal for for … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 177 On board sv Tradewinds you finish exploring some of the beautiful beaches of Tortola ~ Apple

Bay, Brewer’s Bay, Cane Garden Bay ~ and sail onwards to Norman Island, rumored to be the site of RL Stevenson’s classic tale of adventure, Treasure Island. You climb to the lookout post on the top of Spyglass Hill with its 360° view of the surrounding Virgin Islands, and are reminded that in the past it … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 171 When ss Magellan docks in St.Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands), see if you can find a shoreside

bookshop to pick up some Caribbean-themed reading for those days spent by the ship’s pool. One of the best Caribbean reads is “Don’t Stop The Carnival” by Herman Wouk, reportedly set in a hotel somewhere between St.Thomas and St.Croix.  ~  Island Card (visiting Islands J-66 & J-67)  Continue reading