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To the End of the World and Beyond

To the End of the World and Beyond

Guest Cherie Brooks Reilly sent us the wonderful account of her recent cruise. We hope you all enjoy reading it as much as we did! Ushuaia, Argentina, proudly claims to be the “end of the world” because it is the southernmost city in the Americas that is connected by roads. A few miles from the…   read more of “To the End of the…”

Brrrrrr! Postcards from Antarctica

Brrrrrr! Postcards from Antarctica

These photos were taken during the segment of Prinsendam’s Grand South America Voyage that sailed around Antarctica. Enjoy!

Prinsendam’s Antarctic Adventure

Prinsendam’s Antarctic Adventure

Prinsendam called at Port Stanley, the administrative capital and largest city in the Falkland Islands, on Feb. 10 during her Grand South America and Antarctic Voyage. With a population of about 2,000 residents, the local homes are typically fitted with brightly colored roofs which serve as navigational landmarks for sailors. Several penguin species are found…   read more of “Prinsendam’s…”

March of the Penguins in Antarctica

March of the Penguins in Antarctica

Special thanks to Errol Brando, Veendam’s casino host, and Paula Valli, Veendam Casino supervisor, for sending us more great photos from the ship’s recent visit to Antarctica. Thanks, Errol and Paula!

Glacier Watching in Antarctica

Glacier Watching in Antarctica

January 14th was a wonderful, sunny day in Antarctica. We had to wear sunglasses because after a while on deck our eyes started hurting. I have never seen so many shades of white before. Here are a few photos from many that we were able to take. Enjoy!

Veendam Postcards from Antarctica

Veendam Postcards from Antarctica

Thanks to Errol Brando, Veendam’s casino host, for sending in more great photos from the ship’s Antarctica Explorer cruise. Enjoy!

Veendam Postcards from Antarctica

Veendam Postcards from Antarctica

Special thanks to Veendam’s Hotel Manager David Wood for sending us these gorgeous shots from Antarctica.

Sailing Antarctica on Veendam

Sailing Antarctica on Veendam

I want to write about Antarctica but I am having trouble finding the right words. I am just finishing a 17-day trip from Valparaiso to Buenos Aires via Antarctica on the Veendam. We have had the best weather we have seen all season. Captain Ric broke two Holland America records by going the furthest south…   read more of “Sailing Antarctica…”