Doris Visits Bequia in the Grenadines Islands Admit it. There are times when you wish you could get away from it all by moving to your own private island. Cruise passengers do that almost daily on a Caribbean Cruise, but it is the cruises with special destinations that regular cruisers look for. Take the island of Bequia. Well take a...
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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St Lucia, Caribbean; Volcano+Botanical Gardens St Lucia is one of the largest of the Windward Islands, and it feels friendly the moment you step on to the island. Some islands just instantly greet you and this is one. The French and British spent many years fighting over the twin peaked island deep with rainforests and surrounded by beaches. There are...
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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...
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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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The cruise terminal is a walk from the bus station north the capital Bridgetown but to go to the East Coast you will need to walk through the town. Follow Jean as she shows you how, and the choice of other buses. We always travel all over the island on public buses even if on a day cruise stop....
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As you step out into the brand new and still expanding cruise terminal buildings you will be given a magazine with a map and a walking tour suggested. Some by favoured advertisers but as you will see from the film, there is hidden away a slavery museum. You would maybe miss it if we did not show you it...

St Kitts and Nevis

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A number of people with cruises booked to these destinations have been calling us to ask should they go, should they worry. St Kitts has been hit badly by the storms and now hurricane Maria, they will need your support to get it back together build homes and re-open for business. When this happened to us in Fiji, the...
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Southern end of the Windward Islands lies Grenada At the southern end of the Caribbean Sea, between Tobago and the Grenadines which includes Bequia where we have a great film report of this not so visited island, is Grenada is flanked by two forts. The bay is circled by colourful French colonial buildings and it is a favourite with all the cruise...
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Charlotte Amalie, one of the most attractive harbours in one of the prettiest Caribbean Islands. Paradise Point Tramway is a cable car ride that takes you up 700 feet to give amazing views, but there are more tours below and it boast duty free shopping and like many Caribbean Islands will have fantastic jewellery. The local bus to the beach...
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