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Cruising with Montreal Community Rhythms

Contact Staff On April 12, a cross-section of Montrealers will set off on a cruise dubbed Montreal Community Rhythms that will run through the Western Caribbean and take them to a number of exciting destinations, the glory of the islands. It promises to be a week of adventure that will allow cruisers to indulge in the ultimate of relaxation and fine dining mixed with wall to wall activities on the majestic Freedom of the Seas vessel, part of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. As many as 60 Montrealers are expected to take the journey that begins at Port Carnaveral in …

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Thinking of booking on-line? Think again: Community Travel Agents have your back

  Harry Bissoon and Glenroy Valantine-Rice have each accumulated an impressive number of years in the travel industry as agents. Bissoon is going on his 35th year plying his trade in the community, while Valantine-Rice has been at it for about 20 years or so. Both admit to have taken a bit of a beating since the Internet became a big player in the travel industry. There are people who sit at home cutting there toenails and proclaim proudly that for them, “ travel agents don’t exist any more.” They book their own flights whether they’re flying to T.O, Trinidad …

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CARTAGENA – COLUMBIA

Passed through the magnificent Panama Canal, now all roads lead to…. 80 to 90 per cent of the country’s emeralds and silver come from this area   Many would say that the destinations we visit on our cruises are like works of art. Certainly the charms of the Panama Canal and Central/South America offer something to satisfy anyone’s sense of aesthetics. As the Coral Princess makes its way across the cool, calm Caribbean Sea one cannot help but reflect on the wonder of the Panama Canal with its majestic locks and serene beauty where so many of our fore-parents toiled, …

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Going to PANAMA

Reaching the Panama Canal on the Coral Princess. Visiting a place ripe history involving the people of the Caribbean   Day 13th of this 19th day cruise on the Coral Princess found us in a very relaxed mood up on deck with a very cold beer called Grolsch that comes in quite a unique bottle with a reusable cap. The Coral Princess is making its way through the Gulf of Panama towards the Panama Canal. The excitement on board is very evident even though there is a sweet air of relaxation and anticipation. As we are sailing real smooth on …

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SAN JUAN DEL SUR- NICARAGUA

Cruising to the Panama Canal Beauty, intrigue and remnants of revolution   Recently a question was asked of me why do I enjoy cruising as much as I do? In this article I will try to answer the best way I can. Firstly up front, one thing that grabs me is the fact that I am on a moving 5 -Star hotel and simply put, I don’t have to worry about hauling suitcases from country to country, what I am going to eat, especially the cuisine variety that you are presented with, the impeccable maid service, the nightly entertainment and …

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