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Day 13 - Grand Cayman – To Hell and back literally.

March 28th 2017
We were in Grand Cayman in 2014, so are happy this time to do our own thing, rather than doing something organised by the ship. Grand Cayman has strong connections with Britain / UK. There are six big cruise ships in dock today and ours is the last to arrive. It is 11.00am by the time we get off the boat. We head off to the public bus station and are soon on our way to a little village we ha ... read more
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Caymanian Flag The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries. Administered by Jamaica since 1863, they remained a British dependency after 1962 when the former became independent.... ... read more
4th May 2017

Double deckers?
I've not seen double decker tender boats before. All the ones I've been on were the ships life boats being put out to earn their keep. I'm guessing these double decker tenders must have been provided by the port or a handling agent.
5th May 2017

re Tenders - Yes all correct - Norwegian Epic of course has many lifeboats for the 4500 & 1500 crew at maximum occupancy - These are deployed by Epic at non tender ports albeit rarely.

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