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Caribbean Cruise

Caribbean Cruise

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Caribbean Cruise1.Acapulco2.Antigua3.Aruba4.Barbados5.Belize6.Bermuda7.Cabo San Lucas8.Costa Maya9.Cozumel10.Curacao11.Dominica12.Grand Cayman13.Great Stirrup Cay14.Grenada15.Key West16.Mazatlan17.Miami18.Nassau19.Ocho Rios20.Panama Canal21.Puerto Vallarta22.Roatan23.St. Lucia24.St. Maarten25.St. Martin26.St. Thomas27.Tortola- Called as West Indies- Consist of Caribbean Sea and different island, also surrounding coast.- Located at the Southeast Gulf of Mexico.- In 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered West Indies. It is also the sub region of America. Some parts of the Caribbean are owned by Spain, Holland, Netherlands, and France.- Ethnic groups are Africans, Asians, Indians, Chinese and etc.- Demonym: West Indians, Caribbeans, Americans.- Language: Spanish, English, French, Dutch [because Caribbean was colonized by the Netherlands] andother Creole language.- Religion: Christian- Molé- [Moh-lay]- National food in Mexico- It is a mixture of chocolate and chili peppers- It is naturally a sauce for chicken but you can actually enjoy it with many delicacies.
 
PORTS OF CALLI.Acapulco-
Mexico’s oldest and well known beach resort.
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Very popular for its night life
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The name “Acapulco” comes from the Nahuatl language that means “place of big reeds” or “place of broken reeds.”
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The climate is tropical
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Currency: Mexican peso
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Language: Spanish
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Religion: ChristianPlaces of Interests:
1.Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Cathedral-
A Byzantine church built in 1930
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The cathedral overlooks the main plaza name “Zocalo”
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There is a near market called “Municipal Market” that offers exotic foods and souvenirs
2.La Quebrada Clif-
A suicidal cliff famous on cliff divers
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World famous cliff also iconic
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It symbolizes the city of Acapulco
3.Papagayo Par-
A 52 acre urban wonderland that has skateboarding facilities
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Inside is a nature theme park 
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The place has a Piñata Fountain4.
Laguna de Coyuca [Coyuca lagoon]-
Center for water sports
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It was used for the film “The African Queen” and “Rambo (First blood)”
II.Cabo San Lucas-
It is a high end destination
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Language: Spanish
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Religion: Catholic
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Popularly known as Los Cabos but it is called Cabo meaning “cape” in the United States.Places of Interests:
1.El Arco de Cabo San Lucas (Los Arcos)-
Is a distinctive rock formation at the southern tip of Cabo San Lucas,which is itself theextreme southern end of Mexico'sBaja California Peninsula.
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“The rock”
2.Cabo Wabo-
is the name of three nightclubs and restaurants
 
3.Playa El Medano (Medano beach)-
Best people watching spot in Cabo San Lucas
III.Cozumel-
A premiere destination for scuba diving and snorkeling.
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San Miguel de Cozumel is the largest town on the island municipality of Cozumel.
-Festival of El Cedral
–A festival initiated by Casimiro Cardenas 150 years ago and iscelebrated every month of April. Legend has it that Cárdenas vowed to start an annualfestival wherever he settled, to honor the religious power of this crucifix. Today, the originalHoly Cross Festival forms part of the wider Festival of El Cedral, which includes fairs,traditional feasts, rodeos, bullfights, music and competitions. The celebrations last about 5days in all and are held every year at the end of April or beginning of May.Places of Interests:
1.Palancar reef -
A scuba diving spot
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Divided by depth (50-150 ft.)
2.Chankanaab Nature Park 
-Archeological park that features: salt water lagoon, botanical garden, wild sanctuary, facility wherevisitors can swim with dolphins.
3.El Cedral-
An old Mayan ruin
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The only remaining ruin in Cozumel
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It used to be a jail in 1800’s
IV.Antigua-
Located in the Leeward Islands
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Largest English speaking island on Leeward Island
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It has the twin island of Antigua and Barbuda
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Famous on their beaches, historic sites and coral reefs.
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Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar 
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Language: English
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Capital:
St. John
Places of Interests:
1.Cathedral of St. John The Divine-
1681 (built) - wooden structure
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1745 (rebuilt) - stone structure
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1843 destroyed by an earthquake
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1845 (reconstructed)- stone
2.Nelson’s Dockyard-
Testament of the “nautical life” in the 18
th
century
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One of the favorite attractions of tourists.
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A part of it is a National Park 

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