Holland America’s Veendam rounds Cape Horn on a series of cruises between now and March 2010. The following reports highlight Valparaiso, the embarkation/disembarkation port. Occupying a narrow swath of South America’s west coast, Chile extends nearly 2,700 miles from its southernmost point at Cape Horn to its northern border with Peru. The majestic Andes and… read more of “Pre-, Post-Cruise:…”
Category: South America
[Holland America’s Veendam rounds Cape Horn on a series of cruises between now and March 2010.] From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, around Cape Horn to Valparaiso, Chile, or in the reverse direction, “Round Cape Horn” cruises are South America’s most popular itineraries. You’ll typically spend two weeks on board ship, and overnight in some ports…. read more of “Planning A…”
Below are two photos of the plaque ceremony that took place on October 9th when the Statendam made her inaugural call at Corinto, Nicaragua. Captain Harm-Jan Arnold and Hotel Manager Theo Haanen presented a plaque and ship model on behalf of the ms Statendam, while local Corinto officials presented a plaque to the Captain. Christina… read more of “Inaugural Call at…”
Guests Hans Janssen sent in these wonderful photos from the last leg of the South America cruise aboard Amsterdam. Enjoy!
Hans Janssen sent us some more photos from his cruise aboard Amsterdam March 17 through April 24 that rounded Cape Horn.
Hans Janssen sent us some photos from his cruise aboard Amsterdam March 17 through April 24 that rounded Cape Horn.
On board Rotterdam. More than a week after leaving the mainland of Africa, we touched our first port in the Western Hemisphere. The destination was the infamous and storied island penal colony of Alfred Dreyfus and Papillion — Devil’s Island. The Island is actually a very close group of three islands that sits just off… read more of “Postcards from…”
Blog reader Tom sent us these fun photos from his Jan. 10 “Inca Discovery” cruise aboard Statendam.