Is Christmas and New Year a time when family and friends are together, is there a better way than a charter on a Caribbean bearboat? Caribbean Yuletide is not a traditional Christmas card landscape. Sunlit palm trees, turquoise waters, stunning white sandy beaches or black lava sandy beaches greet the family during this period. It may not be the vision of sugar plums dancing in your head, but there is little that reminds you of a clear idyllic vision as much as the idea of a Caribbean bearboat charter. Isolated beaches, romantic moonlit nights, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, strolling, hiking, island exploration, island nightlife may be available when choosing a bearboat sailing charter in the Caribbean There are only a handful. The average winter temperature is 79-81F, so you can spend a happy and sunny holiday. Life is always relaxing in the Caribbean, but no one needs a party excuse. The islands are famous for their colorful celebrations, but the big party that lasts from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day is particularly lively and fun.
Each island has its own traditions that reflect local culture and ways to celebrate the holiday season, but there are several activities common to tropical paradises, such as greeting card exchanges. Decorate your home with fun paint colors and new colorful window covers. Gives gifts; various types of “Christmas tree” decorated with ribbons, ornaments, colored lights. Family east banquets; church celebrations and of course a lot of great music, dances and parades. Some of the common customs for celebrating Christmas in the Caribbean are:
Christmas Cards: Historically, the only cards available were from colonial countries that ruled the Caribbean, such as Spain, England, Europe, and the United States. The cards reflected what was happening in those countries. For this reason, cards that wished people to “White Christmas”, a completely different experience from the Caribbean, were common. Today, the cards are often handmade, with a Caribbean taste, reflecting the reality of the island. They are sent to each other and to family and friends around the world.
Gifts: Even in the Caribbean, Santa is still a global magical symbol of gifts and an expected visitor for children. He enters the house from the chimney, from the wall, or from the keyhole when the children are sleeping. Presents are left under stockings or sheets.
Home refurbishment: It is traditional to clean the house thoroughly throughout the island. If it’s affordable, you can paint inside and outside the house. New curtains are often erected, furniture is often polished, varnished, and new furniture is purchased on holidays.
Radio, TV, Phone: If you are chartering a bare boat while on vacation, the radio station plays a variety of Christmas music. In the past, Christmas radio shows were based on telephone greetings recorded and packaged as programs. It was also broadcast live on Christmas Day. Caribbean TV broadcasts many of the magnificent Christmas things, some of them from abroad. With technology now able to stay connected, calls are made throughout the Caribbean and international calls to the US, Canada, UK and Europe are also made.
Hospitality: During Christmas, the Caribbean people go far beyond the usual warm hospitality. Families prepare food, traditional cakes (such as Caribbean black cakes), and other collectibles for themselves as well as others, such as parents, relatives, friends, and colleagues.
Christmas music: Three types of music are basically played during the season. If you join the Bear Boat Charter during this time, you can experience them all. Religious Christmas music is hymns, songs, and classical compositions used in churches. Part of this religious music is called “Christmas Carol”. Popular Christmas music refers to songs on non-Christian themes that are well known around the world, such as the red nosed reindeer Rudolph.
Finally, there is Christmas folk music that is part of the masquerade, depending on the island. Masquerade bands are a common place to see in the Caribbean city on vacation. The term comes from a mask (mask) because participants wear a mask that has a specific meaning or is supposed to achieve a specific effect. The tradition is Africa. Instruments used to present this music include drums (including steel drums), flutes, gourd rattles, tambourines, sticks, human voices, and others that can be used to create musical sounds included. The main performers are dancers and musicians. In addition to the facial mask, participants wear elaborate and colorful costumes made of Fabra