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Statendam Transiting the Panama Canal

Statendam Transiting the Panama Canal

We ran across this photo of Statendam leaving the Pedro Miguel Locks during a southbound Panama Canal transit on Feb.8 on the blog, Ships in the Panama Canal. Look closely and you can see the ongoing locks expansion work in the background.

Animal Encounters in Costa Rica

Animal Encounters in Costa Rica

These pics were taken on our cruise through the Panama Canal stopping in Costa Rica where we visited the Exotic Mangrove on a boat ride in the Tarcoles River. — Pat Myers

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Panama

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Panama

Panama is a country filled with many unique sights and sounds – including a lot of unique flora and fauna. I wonder if this is her pet or he just took a liking to her? 😉 Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam

Children of the Embera Indian Village

Children of the Embera Indian Village

Big thanks to HAL guest Kaylynn for sending in these great pictures from her Authentic Embera Indian Village shore excursion in Panama. My husband and I were on Zuiderdam for the December 16 sailing to the Panama Canal. The absolute highlight of our trip was the Embera Indian Village. Every child in the village is…   read more of “Children of the…”

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Here are a few pictures from my most recent 11-day cruise on the Zuiderdam. This cruise visited the Panama Canal and Bonaire. I really had a blast and enjoyed all the technical/maritime operations in and around the Canal! – François Thivierge, HAL guest

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Veragua Rainforest

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Veragua Rainforest

The Veragua Rainforest in Costa Rica is one of the most incredible places I’ve been. Imagine traveling through the rainforest in an open-air gondola, getting to take in the sights and sounds from within the heart of the lush canopy of trees. It’s not something most people get to witness. Rebecca White Shore Excursions Manager…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Special thanks to HAL guests Sue and Dennis Rosenberg for sending in these beautiful photos from their recent trip on Zuiderdam to the ABC islands, Panama Canal and Costa Rica. It was our first cruise, and we definitely choose a winner! — Sue Rosenberg

Rotterdam Crew’s White Water Rafting Adventure

Rotterdam Crew’s White Water Rafting Adventure

On Sunday, November 27, several Rotterdam crew members took part in the Reventazon White Water Rafting excursion in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. The crew got wild and crazy in the Reventazón River! In addition to the white water rafting adventure, the crew also enjoyed bird watching since there was a lot of birds around the…   read more of “Rotterdam…”