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Grand Turk Road Town, meanwhile, is typically old-world Caribbean and home to Pussers Bar, the perfect place to try some authentic rum. Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands With sun-drenched beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters and reefs teeming with tropical fish, Grand Turk is a dream come true, an idyllic haven for swimmers, snorkelers and sunbathers alike. Head to Gibb’s Cay in search of elusive stingrays; discover Cockburn Town, the island’s historic centre; or pay a visit to the famous Grand Turk lighthouse. Philipsburg, St. Maarten Philipsburg is the capital of the Dutch half of St. Maarten, an island amicably shared between Holland and France for centuries. It’s a shopper’s paradise, with everything from jewellery to electrical goods at duty free prices. Take a water taxi to the nearby sandy beach, studded with colourful clapboard restaurants and outdoor cafés. St. John’s, Antigua The stunning English Harbour and historic Nelson’s Dockyard are two of pretty Antigua’s highlights, sensational views of which can be savoured from the 490 feet-high lookout point at Shirley Heights. Elsewhere, a visit to the colourful street market in St. John’s is a must, along with a stop at one of 365 stunning beaches – one for each day of the year, so the locals say. Castries, St. Lucia Dominated by the soaring Twin Pitons – a must-see for any visitor – St. Lucia combines culture and heritage with typical Caribbean relaxation. Vibrant colours and scents explode into life at the Diamond Botanical Gardens & Falls, which were featured in Superman II, while the bubbling volcano of Soufriere and the many gorgeous beaches are well worth exploring too. Tortola The smaller-sized, friendly Braemar is great; very much a ‘home-from-home’. independent customer reviews Dominica ©Agile LeVin/Visit Turks & Caicos Islands – www.visittci.com/grand-turk Caribbean, Canada & the Amazon View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv 63


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