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”
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”
A St. Thomas Walking Path From Havensight into Charlotte Amalie This is more an urban hike with a special interest to passengers on cruise ships tied up at the West Indian Company docks. Centered on an area known as Havensight it is only about a mile walk into the west end of downtown Charlotte AmalieContinue reading “An Urban Hike In St. Thomas USVI”
A Great Beach Hike (Stroll) In Barbados This island nation is blessed with some of the worlds best beaches and has a beach to meet virtually everyone’s taste and budget. North along the coast from the Capital city of Bridgetown on the central west coast is a long stretch of beaches washed by the CaribbeanContinue reading “In Barbados, A Walk Along The Sea”
Once an out-of-the-way island, Grenada is gaining in popularity as a cruise ship port of call. The capital of St. George is considered by many as one of the Caribbean’s most picturesque towns wrapping around a half-moon shaped harbor. Called the spice island it is also a great place to shop for nutmeg and otherContinue reading “Cruise Ports of Dominica & Grenada”
St Croix, USVI The United States Virgin Islands is comprised of three principal islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. At 84 square miles, St. Croix is the largest island in the Virgin Island group and significantly more rural than its brother, St. Thomas. The island features a rain forest in its western interior,Continue reading “St. Croix, America’s Other Virgin Island”
The twin island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis are a frequent port of call on Caribbean cruises and are home to the first outposts of Britain and France in the region.
A popular port on 3 to 5 day cruises out of Florida, Nassau and the Bahamas have a lot to offer with fantastic beaches and great diving and snorkeling. Find out more…
Three, four and five day cruises from Florida are a great opportunity to try cruising and visit a few of our island neighbors. Maybe fit in a little duty free shopping.
What to expect on your port days in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the heart of the Caribbean. Where your ship docks, getting around, historic forts, Spanish colonial architecture, food and culture.