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Saint Kitts Scenic Railway

Like many Caribbean islands, St. Kitts once had many sugarcane plantations. Narrow-gauge railways often carried freshly harvested cane to sugar factories. In Saint Kitts the tracks that remain now host the sugartrain of St. Kitts Scenic Railway. This train carries … Continue reading

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Best Shore Excursions

Happy New Year to Everyone On New Year’s Day people tend to both look forward to the future and backward to reflect upon the past.  Since I don’t have my next cruise planned yet, I’ll stick mainly to reflections on … Continue reading

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White Pass and Yukon Railroad in Skagway Alaska

Skagway History Skagway began as a gold rush boom town during the late 1800’s.  Miners poured through town on their way to the gold fields of the Yukon.  White Pass acquired the nickname of the Dead Horse Trail as overworked … Continue reading

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Kuranda Scenic Railway

When thinking of Australia, the word rainforest does not normally come to mind.  Most people associate Australia with kangaroos, the dry deserty outback, beaches, surfing, and metropolitan Sydney.  Or perhaps the Great Barrier Reef.  We went to Queensland for a … Continue reading

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