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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – GRENADA

It’s not called the Spice Island for nothing – you really can smell the nutmeg in the air on Grenada. And it could be called the Fruit Island for the luscious bounty growing in the […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – BONAIRE

Next up on this trip was the beautiful island of Bonaire. Bonaire is the B on the Island Trio known as ABC – Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. These islands have a lot in common but the cruise […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ARUBA

If you have been following along on this “back-to-back” cruise, you know that we returned to Ft Lauderdale and disembarked most cruisers and took on a new group of cruisers. Liz and I were amongst […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – BACK-TO-BACK

When we left St Maarten we headed back to Ft Lauderdale. Most of the passengers would leave the ship and a whole new set of cruisers would get on. Some of us, however, would stay […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ST MAARTEN

Two nations, two names. Two types of vacations, casinos, beaches and jungle. St. Martin/Sint Maarten is an exotic rum cocktail of French cuisine, Dutch tolerance and Caribbean relaxation set on a 37-square-mile island in a […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ANTIGUA

Next up on our itinerary was Antigua! We would re-visit Antigua on the second leg of this Back-to-Back cruise so we were excited to get a good “overview” of the island on this visit. Antigua […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – DOMINICA

Our next port call was to the island of Dominica which is part of the Lesser Antilles.  Dominica is the Caribbean’s best kept secret. Its towering mountains, lush green forests and winding rivers are practically begging […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ST KITTS

St kitts blog St Kitts was our next stop. Hopefully you recently read about our first visit  to St Kitts, if not go check it out here.  Rainforests, beaches, volcanic landscape, railways, and rich history […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ST THOMAS

Our first port call on this trip was St Thomas. You may recall from earlier posts that we had been here before but that doesn’t mean that there weren’t things to do and see. Saint […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6

Our next cruise was actually two cruises!  Yes, cruise #5 and cruise #6 were “Back-to-Back”. We booked a 10-night Eastern Caribbean cruise and a 11-night Southern Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Legend of the Seas. […]

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