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Relaxing in St. Lucia, Land of the Pitons

The beach at Rodney Bay

Known for its peaks listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the country island of St. Lucia is more than just the Pitons and extravagant weddings at coastal resorts so popular with Europeans and North Americans looking to tie …

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Luperon & Other Treasures of the Dominican Republic

Luperon Bay. Photo by Joao Gomes

At the beginning of our life on board we spent several months in Luperon, Dominican Republic—a country that we learned to love and to hate. The island, called La Hispaniola, comprises two countries, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The north …

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