Articles with tag: royal caribbean cruise line

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...

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