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Cruising: Day 11 – St. Thomas & St. John

The islands of St. Thomas and St. John were our destinations today. Our ship docked away from the main shopping areas of St. Thomas much to the dismay of many of the shoppers, but constant free shuttles seemed to have taken care of their issues. This stop was a highly anticipated one for all the […]

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Cruising: Day 10 – St. Kitts

This morning we arrived in St. Kitts with a full schedule ahead of us. When we left the ship to meet our first tour on the pier it started to pour. It was as if we jumped back into the shower in our room. Within 10 seconds everyone was soaked to the bone. It wasn’t […]

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Cruising: Day 9 – St. Vincent

Today our ship docked in St. Vincent. Our excursion consisted of a 7 hour ride on a 50 foot catamaran to a couple of nearby islands that are part of the Grenadines. Our trip started across a channel about 10 miles wide towards the island of Bequia. We were traveling downwind so the ride felt […]

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Cruising: Day 8 – Barbados

We only had one excursion planned today, and it was not scheduled until the afternoon so we had time to walk around Bridgetown, Barbados in the morning. About a 10 minute walk brought us to the main tourist area of Broad Street. It was your typical setup with jewelry stores and souvenir shops scattered over […]

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Cruising: Day 7 – Trinidad & Tobago

We went ashore today on the island of Trinidad. Our excursion took us up into the hills about an hour’s drive from the port to a nature preserve by the name of Asa Wright. The drive was interesting in the fact that they drive on the left side of the road, or at least they’re […]

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