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Celebrating 140 Years: Antarctica

Celebrating 140 Years: Antarctica

In celebration of our 140th Anniversary this month, we’re dedicating a post a day to the wonderful destinations and attributes that make a Holland America Line cruise so special. Today’s post is about: Antarctica On the bucket list of every avid traveler, a cruise to Antarctica is filled with wonder, majesty and breath-taking views. During…   read more of “Celebrating 140…”

Digital Workshop: Penguins, Penguins and More Penguins!

Digital Workshop: Penguins, Penguins and More Penguins!

Special thanks to Prinsendam’s Techspert Kristin who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Hi there folks! Kristin here, writing from our elegant explorer the ms Prinsendam, currently docked in gorgeous Buzios, Brazil. We are currently towards the end of our magical 68-day Grand South American and Antarctic Voyage and boy have we seen some…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Beautiful Icebergs in Antarctica

Beautiful Icebergs in Antarctica

Thanks to HAL guest Rebecca Thomsen for sending in these great photos from her South America & Antarctica Grand Voyage on Prinsendam.

Cruise Diary: Thanks for a Wonderful HAL Cruise

Cruise Diary: Thanks for a Wonderful HAL Cruise

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Peru this Week, recently sailed aboard Veendam’s 21-Day South America and Antarctica Holiday Voyage with his family. While aboard the ship he chronicled his cruising experience for us on the blog. Here is his final post … Enjoy! February 15, 2013: It has been about a month since…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Prinsendam and Veendam Greet in the South Atlantic Ocean

Prinsendam and Veendam Greet in the South Atlantic Ocean

Special thanks to HAL’s Vice President of Nautical Operations Cees Deelstra for this post. On February 6, the Veendam and Prinsendam met each other in the South Atlantic Ocean. The Veendam was on her way from Port Stanley, Falkland islands, to Antarctica, and the Prinsendam was on her way north from Antarctica to the Falklands….   read more of “Prinsendam and…”

Veendam ‘Somewhere in Antarctica’

Veendam ‘Somewhere in Antarctica’

Special thanks to Jean-Philippe Lemaire, captain of Compagnie du Ponant’s L’Austral ship, for sharing with us these beautiful photos of Veendam taken “somewhere in Antarctica.”

Cruise Diary: Celebrating New Year’s Eve Aboard Veendam

Cruise Diary: Celebrating New Year’s Eve Aboard Veendam

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Living in Peru, idisembarked Veendam’s 21-Day South America and Antarctica Holiday Voyage today with his family. While aboard the ship he chronicled his cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! December 31, 2012: We had the most amazing New Year’s Eve EVER! On some occasions I have…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”