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Antigua, 365 beaches. One for each day of the year! Jean visited Antigua and filmed the island tour. Antigua is a destination travellers love to stop at, but it is a beach stop. Snorkel, dive, float and boat or trip to the partner island Barbuda. They call Antigua a beach with land in the middle and claim they have a beach...
Cape Canaveral, Jetty Park, Cocoa Beach and theme parks .... Canaveral is famous for Disney or the Space Centre and the host of other theme and game parks about 45 minutes from the Cruise Terminal .... but, right on your door step is a wonder.... Cape Canaveral. So, if you fancy a terrific walk to an old pier where you can...
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Tortola is a British Virgin Island east of Puerto Rico The British Virgin Islands are to the east or Puerto Rico. Tortola is a very popular stop, so you might want to work it out before you go. About 15 of the 50 or so British Virgin Islands are inhabited. Tortola will accept local currency, US dollars but not pounds...
Sint Maarten, one of the Caribbean Cruise favourites Jean goes from the Dutch side to the French side, 'Saint Martin', by public bus and back the the Dutch side, 'Sint Maarten', with time to spare. Columbus saw this island on the 11th November, 1493, Saint Martin's day, the rest is history, though, there was much history before that history. he claimed...
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KEY WEST at the tip of the FLORIDA KEYS Key West is a wonderful destination Just ninety miles from Cuba, Key West goes down as one of my favourite places ever, and one I would like to live in for a while. There are many reasons it is a great place, but let me start with it is somewhere that makes...
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The Panama Canal got bigger - New Panamax, new costs! Less than half the length of the Suez Canal, the Panama Canal joins the Atlantic to the Pacific. Unlike the free flowing Suez, the Panama Canal is uses a system of locks. This is to save the huge amount of excavation work that would be required for it to be...
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Barbados in the Caribbean, is a regular stop for Doris Visits Barbados literally means, the Bearded One, and it comes from the bearded tree. The first Doris Visits film gives you some great tips and a good overview, so kick off with the film. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4ek6i8_barbados We have spent much time in Barbados with friends, family, swimming with turtles and also as a...
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What is a world cruise, they all sail the world? If 4 months is too much, is the shorter 45 days tempting? The Oriana leaves on a Caribbean and American Discovery on the 6th January 2018 Every time you leave a ship, having got used to leaving your towels on the floor and going down to choose what you want from the terrific menu,...
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New to Choosing a Cruise? That is what Doris Visits is here for. We try to help you                     SEE THE CRUISE BEFORE YOU CRUISE THE SEA. Last night we sat and had dinner, on land, with friends who had just come back from the Orient Express, now wanting to cruise. The comment...
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Botanical Gardens around the world There are millions of Botanical Gardens around the world, some are very famous. We don't look to find the ones that everyone knows, we just search out the ones where we end up travelling. First up the Diamond Botanical Gardens in St Lucia. Most of these are set to mucis we have used in our...
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