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Caribbean hotspots galore

24 Hours Vancouver "Celebrities such as Beyonce, Oprah, Mick and Uma love the beautiful beaches and tropical breezes of the Bahamas and the Caribbean islands just as much as we ordinary folk do. While they may stay in ultra lux digs, you don't need an Alister's bank balance to enjoy many of the same beaches and attractions. If you're heading south this winter, who knows whom you might run into in some of the places the stars go for a little down time. "

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