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We gathered at 8.45 a.m. and then went on a sightseeing tour. The tour lasted till 12 p.m. Once the rain stopped, we boarded the bus.  Second part of the liner ( Adventure of the Seas ). This isn't the shuttle we used! Let's go! Cars on  St. Thomas island  drive...
The  island of St. Thomas is located in the US Virgin Islands, which were discovered by Columbus in 1493.  St. Thomas was owned by England, Spain, France and Denmark. And in 1917 the island was bought by the USA for $25 million.  The island’s inhabitants have American...
The first part about  St. Thomas  can be found here: " St. Thomas, US Virgin islands p.1 ". The entire group moved to the reef to look at fish underwater, and I decided just to swim without a life jacket: The sun came out and the landscape transformed :) Ha-ha,...
The port Barbados. The liner in the distance is Brilliance of the Seas. To the other side. White sand, clean warm water. A lot of smaller boats crowd the shore: Sailing towards the liner on a large taxi for 3 Euros per person. The gift shop: Walking along the harbor...
Bridgetown is the capital of  Barbados . Below is one of the ports on the island. Queen’s Park is home to thousand-year-old  baobab trees: The park is quite modest. The main attraction are the baobab trees: Local inhabitant. Then we go to the city center. Trafalgar...
Saint John's Parish Church . One of the oldest in the Caribbean. The church is on a hill. There are beautiful views all around. Entering the church. It looks like a castle. Behind the church there is an old cemetery. The Atlantic Ocean is visible from here. The Prime...
The island of  Barbados is situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.  A lot of British visitors come to the island on holiday. The Queen of England used to visit the island on a yearly basis, now her grandchildren come to play polo. Cricket and golf are very...
The island of  Barbados . The whole island is a non-smoking area, breaking this law means jail time. The island of Barbados is a little far from the rest of the Caribbean islands. It was discovered and mapped by Portuguese navigators. Later, a British merchant ship stumbled...
A liner sailing towards the island of  Barbados .  Heading towards the port: The liner pictured is called the  Brilliance of the Seas . Busses are to used to transport guests to the exit, although it can be reached in a 5 minute walk. Locals greet the guests with...
After the tour we went to lunch. But first I'll show a fire wood, called the flamboyant. This is a local symbol, locals call it shake-shake. Probably, because the seeds in the pods are so noisy if you shake it. Lunch. Before pouring our drinks, they added ice. Knowing how icy the drinks here...
Sugar cane was cultivated on the  island of Nevis previously. And the sugar industry was the base of the economy. After the abolition of slavery, nobody wanted to work on the plantations, there were no volunteers. And the plantation buildings were converted into hotels. Our tour guide...
At 10 a.m. we sailed from the island of  St. Kitts to the  island of Nevis . Here, we took a tour, lunch break and visited the beach. At 2.30 p.m. we went back to St. Kitts. Clouds always hung above the mountain of the island of  Nevis . When Columbus saw this...
Our liner's next stop was to the  island of St. Kitts . There is also a second ship that comes to this island. We decided to first see the island of Nevis and to leave  St. Kitts for next time. The islands of St. Kitts and Nevis is a single independent state. However, they didn't...
We arrived at the port of  St. Kitts . When the tour ended, we went to the beach!  A taxi to the beach cost $12. It was good that there were clouds. After all, we were on the beach from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. . . . The hottest time of day!   There were so many shells! We had...
We went to the island of St. Kitts .  St. Kitts,  together with Nevis, forms an independent federation - the  Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis .  The national language is English, cars drive on the left side of the road and the currency is the East...
On this second cruise, we had a tour around the  island of St. Kitts . The  island appeared clearly at about 7 a.m. Of course, we darted out on the balcony to take photos. And there was our boat, in a hurry to take us to the port. We could see the familiar dock. After...
On the fourth day of cruise we visited  Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands . In 1916 Denmark sold the island to the US government and since then,  St. Thomas has been under American control. The capital of St. Thomas is little town called  Charlotte Amalie . Only about...
More photos from  Coco Cay . The first set can be found here: "The Bahamas and Cococay".  Coastal thickets. Sunbeds in the more isolated parts of the island: Cococay Island rocks have very sharp edges.  A restaurant on  CocoCay: Hammocks hang from...
The small island of  Coco Cay  is often lost among the hundreds of other islands of the Bahamas.  Coco Cay Bahamas was bought by  The Royal Caribbean Company.  Map of the coco cay private island: View of the Cococay cruise line private island early...

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