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Follow the trail of Carrie Gibson’s epic history of the Caribbean, “Empire’s Crossroads,” sailing from Barbados to St Lucia and St Barts, the Leeward Isles of Antigua and St Kitts, and Jamaica. Explore the hidden depths of Santiago and Cienfuegos in Cuba, before arriving in the capital of Havana for an exploration into the heart of the nation.
|15 Dec Friday||Bridgetown, Barbados Fly to Barbados and transfer to Aegean Odyssey.||Embark||overnight|
|16 Dec Saturday||Bridgetown, Barbados Learn about the history of Barbados with a Historic Highlights tour, including visits to Bridgetown, Gun Hill, Codrington College and St. John’s Church. Or half day walking tour of Bridgetown.||8.00pm|
|17 Dec Sunday||Rodney Bay, St Lucia Learn about the history of St Lucia, including visits to the Castries, Derek Walcott and central library, Morne Complex and Pigeon Island National Park.||8.00am||2.00pm|
|18 Dec Monday||Falmouth Harbour, Antigua See the spectacular views from Shirley Heights and take a guided tour through the only working Georgian dockyard in the world - Nelson’s Dockyard. In the afternoon take a shuttle to Pigeon Beach.||8.00am||11.00pm|
|19 Dec Tuesday||Gustavia, St Barthelemy Free time at leisure||8.00am||11.00pm|
|20 Dec Wednesday||Charlestown, Nevis Half day tour of the Botanical Gardens, Alexander Hamilton and Nelson Museum||7.00am||2.00pm|
|21 Dec Thursday||At sea Lectures & activities at sea|
|22 Dec Friday||At sea Lectures & activities at sea|
|23 Dec Saturday||Port Antonio, Jamaica Take a panoramic tour of Port Antonio and Reich Falls. Before enjoying free time for swimming. Alternatively visit the Frenchman’s Cove with free time for swimming and exploring in the afternoon.||8.00am||6.00pm|
|24 Dec Sunday||Santiago de Cuba, Cuba Full day to El Morro castle and the house of Diego Velazquez, the oldest on the island. Meet with practitioners of the Santeria religion and witness the changing of the guard at Santa Ifigenia Cemetery. Enjoy a dance presentation by the Cutumba company and a scenic drive through Revolution Square and the Moncada Barracks.||8.00am||10.00pm|
|25 Dec Monday||At sea Spend Christmas Day at sea and enjoy on board celebrations.|
|26 Dec Tuesday||Casilda for Trinidad, Cuba Full day of Trinidad’s Spanish colonial highlights, including the Museo Historico Municipal, the Museo de Arquitectura Trinitaria and a guided tour of the Museo Romantico. Meet the artist Lazaro Niebla (or visit the Crochet Project) and explore the historic Manaca Iznaga Sugar Plantation. Then see some traditional pottery being made.||8.00am||6.00pm|
|27 Dec Wednesday||Cienfuegos, Cuba Full day guided tour to Punta Gorda and the Botanical Gardens. Enjoy an exclusive musical performance by the children of the Cuban Union of Artists and Writers (UNEAC) and visit some artist studios near the city’s main square, Parque Marti. Then enjoy a private performance by the Chorus of Cienfuegos at the Tomas Terry Theatre.||8.00am||2.00pm|
|28 Dec Thursday||At sea Lectures & activities at sea|
|29 Dec Friday||Havana, Cuba Full day walking tour of Havana’s old quarter including the Baroque Roman Catholic cathedral. Visit a community arts project and meet with local artists at the San Jose market. Attend a private rehearsal by the Malpaso dance company and enjoy a guided tour of the Museo de Bellas Artes before an exclusive performance by members of the Buena Vista Social Club.||7.00am||overnight|
|30 Dec Saturday||Havana, Cuba Transfer to airport for flight home||Disembark|
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