Carribean Essay

361 WordsOct 21, 20122 Pages
Seeing the Caribbean is a dream come true for many. Beginning when I was in 4th grade, every other year my family would take a big trip, usually a cruise. I’ve been on three cruises, all to different parts of the Caribbean. Traveling to places such as, The Bahamas, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Grand Turks, St. Lucia, Mexico, and as well as St. Kitts and the Barbados. Wanting to visit the Caribbean and actually getting there are two different things. Whether flying to an island or cruising amongst many, the Caribbean is a beautiful place to visit. Not only do you get to see the many islands, the cruise line offers excursions such as snorkeling, sailing and viewing popular landmarks. A popular excursion was to take a catamaran to a destination and snorkel. One of the most memorable experiences for me was snorkeling in the Barbados exploring a sunken ship. Snorkeling in Barbados is different from other places in the Caribbean because of all of the sunken ships near the west coast. Sunken ships like these attract all kinds of marine life, particularly butterfly fish. Although the ships sunk years ago, you can still get a good idea of how the ship looked by viewing it under the water. Another enjoyable excursion we took was Dunn’s River Falls in Jamaica. You join hands, forming a human chain as you work your way up the 600ft waterfall. This is Jamaica’s #1 selling activity. In my opinion, best of all was our excursion in St. Lucia. First, we boarded the same ship that was used in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie as it took us over to Fort Rodney and Pigeon Island where we climbed the to the top of each. Although the climb was very steep and tiring the view from the top was breath taking. While vacationing in the Caribbean, there will always be something for you to do and enjoy. Swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, waterskiing, windsurfing, and boating are only

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