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Archive for December, 2007

12/19/2007

Ports of Call

Island-hopping on the Crystal Serenity.   By Charlie Huisking     As I think I mentioned in a blog last year, each time the Crystal Serenity embarks from a port, Louis Armstrong’s version of What a Wonderful World plays on the on-deck loudspeakers.   I now realize I’m not the only sucker for that unabashedly […]

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12/17/2007

Caribbean Chic

Beautiful scenery and the beautiful people on St. Barts.   By Charlie Huisking   I didn’t see David Letterman while I was on St. Barts this week. Though the talk-show host owns one villa on the island and is building another, he was probably busy in New York, trying to end the television writers’ strike.   […]

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12/14/2007

Stormy Weather

We set off on a Caribbean cruise—heading right toward Tropical Storm Olga.   By Charlie Huisking   After skating through the hurricane season in Sarasota without experiencing so much as a small-craft warning, I booked a mid-December Caribbean cruise on the Crystal Serenity.   And wouldn’t you know it, as we set sail from the […]

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