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Sugar & Spice – Saga Sapphire Cruise

I don’t want to go home. I like my cabin (Saga has the only personalized radio station on board a ship, which is an added bonus). I like the eucalyptus flannels that give us a wonderfully cooling welcome back on board. And I really like my last trip, on the retro St Kitts Scenic Railway.

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St Kitts Scenic Railway

Built almost a century ago to deliver sugar cane from the fields to the sugar mill in the capital city of Basseterre, this narrow-gauge railroad now provides a fascinating way to see the island. The lower deck is air-conditioned with lovely rattan furniture, but everyone gravitates to the upper level with its spacious open-air observation deck.

The train rolls across tall steel bridges spanning deep canyons (known locally as ghuts) and I marvel at the rainforests housing mischievous monkeys and birds so bright they take your breath away.

For anyone over 50 wanting to experience a good number of Caribbean islands in a short space of time, this cruise is a must-do.


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Danielle - 7 months ago

Hi guys, love the post, but the image you are using belongs to me and there’s no credit for it. Can you please either remove it or add a credit. Thanks! Danielle

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    Lisa - 6 months ago

    Hello Danielle, which image?

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