On a luxurious voyage aboard the original Sea Cloud, enjoy the pristine beaches, sparkling waters, historic homes, and tropical gardens of some of the Caribbean's smaller islands. From Barbados, sail to the Grenadines to step ashore in tiny Carriacou. There, discover a former cotton ginnery that has been transformed into a fascinating museum housing precious artifacts from early indigenous Arawak and Carib people. After a day sailing the Caribbean, arrive on Nevis, birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, to discover its marvelous botanical garden, which hosts diverse and rare flora in its rainforest conservancy. On neighboring St. Kitts, where Alexander Hamilton's mother once lived, tour a UNESCO-listed hilltop fortress where a decisive Revolutionary War battle took place. Visit the Iles des Saintes to explore the site of a 1782 conflict between the British and the French. In Soufrière, a town on the island of St. Lucia, meander through exotic flora in an exquisite garden before returning to Barbados for disembarkation.