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Caribbean Cruise Part 2: The People

Do Right - a simple idea spread by my new Rasta friend on Junkanoo Beach on Nassau

The Bahamian islands are full of life.  There’s a rich history, a wonderful local flavor and some of the warmest, friendliest people I’ve ever met. I spoke with Shelly, a young woman spending a Monday looking for a job.  Probably in her mid-20s, she pegged me instantly as a visitor; not sure what gave that […]

Caribbean Cruise Part 1: The Allure of the Seas

Lines tie down the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas while at port in Sint Maarten

The Allure of the Seas.  The largest cruise ship in the world.  One of the newest in the Royal Caribbean fleet.  Staterooms for over 6,000 passengers and cabins for another 2,000+ officers and crew.  Restaurants, comedy clubs, exclusive shopping, plants hand selected to form ‘Central Park,’ a helicopter landing pad, a casino whose size would […]