Seven Day Caribbean Itineraries

Popular Caribbean Cruises  If you are looking for a little bigger taste of the Caribbean than those three or four night cruises, the next step up is the week-long cruise. The major cruise lines typically divide their itineraries between east and west Caribbean. The east usually includes St. Thomas and the Dutch side of SintContinue reading “Seven Day Caribbean Itineraries”

Sint Maarten Port of Call

General – This island is divided into two parts, Sint Maarten is the Dutch side while Saint Martin is the French side. It is a favorite cruise destination because the cruise port can handle several large cruise ships at one time. Where You’re Docked – The cruise ships dock on the Dutch side close toContinue reading “Sint Maarten Port of Call”

Curaçao, NA Port of Call

Curaçao, A Nice Blend of Two Worlds Wouldn’t it be great if we could move tropical seas, palm trees and great beaches to Northern Europe? It’s not going to happen, so the next best thing, is to move the Netherlands into the Southern Caribbean. Welcome to Curaçao. There are a number of European influenced islandsContinue reading “Curaçao, NA Port of Call”

Fredireksted, St. Croix USVI

Port of Call Fredireksted, St. Croix At 84 square miles, St. Croix is the largest island in the Virgin Island group and significantly more rural than the others. The island features a rain forest in its western interior, an arid climate in the east along with two historic towns. The island was a possession ofContinue reading “Fredireksted, St. Croix USVI”

The Ports of Roatan, Honduras

The Caribbean Island of Roatan, Honduras Roatan is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands in the Caribbean and is becoming a popular cruise itinerary destination. Like many Caribbean destinations it is recognized for its beautiful beaches, water sports, including premier scuba and skin diving, and modern resorts. To accommodate the cruise ships the HondurasContinue reading “The Ports of Roatan, Honduras”

The Port Of Cozumel Mexico

Port of Call Cozumel Cozumel is referred to as the port of call, is actually an island on the southeast coast of Mexico with the actual port city being San Miguel de Cozumel. Located off the Yucatan peninsula it is part of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo and a very popular cruise stop onContinue reading “The Port Of Cozumel Mexico”

Port of Call Antigua, W.I.

General – The sovereign state of Antigua & Barbuda is located in the middle of the Leeward Islands chain, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. In 2017, most of Barbuda’s infrastructure was destroyed by Hurricane Irma and the population was evacuated to Antigua. Rebuilding will be a slow and painful process as resourcesContinue reading “Port of Call Antigua, W.I.”

Images From A Florida Keys Drive

Photographic impressions from our travels… Some states are blessed and Florida is especially blessed with some of Americas best beaches, but if you’re into boating and water-sports there is no place better in North America than the Florida Keys. Noted for North America’s only coral reefs the incredible keys offer amazing boating opportunities, incredible fishingContinue reading “Images From A Florida Keys Drive”

Bermuda’s Somerset Bridge

Going To See Somerset Bridge A short Story As part of a recent cruise we spent two days in Bermuda and struck out from the pier in Royal Naval Dockyard early to see all we could. The first day we made it by ferry to Hamilton, where we spent the morning, took a bus outContinue reading “Bermuda’s Somerset Bridge”

An Island In The Southern Caribbean

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… A beautiful slice of the Netherlands just off the North coast of South America. This island is part of the Netherland’s Antilles and is the shining jewel of this group of islands and the one that is the most typically Dutch. Often when walking the streets ofContinue reading “An Island In The Southern Caribbean”