Callao, Peru, is the port city for Lima, enabling guests to take a variety of tours throughout the area or go exploring on their own. The capital of Peru and the country’s largest city, Lima is a bustling metropolis that is the gateway to the incredible Macchu Pichu, the mysterious Nazca Lines and so much… read more of “Port Hightlight:…”
Since departing Easter Island, ms Amsterdam has sailed a westerly course toward the South Pacific. Here is a recap of Captain Mercer’s blog posts. You can read them in their entirety on his blog, www.captainjonathan.com.
The Grand World Voyage is full of exciting, interesting and exotic ports of call. In fact, during the 113-day journey ms Amsterdam will call at 38 ports across five continents.
From the Caribbean and South Pacific to Indonesia and all countries close to the equator, the tropics conjure up images of sun-kissed skies, azure seas, palm-lined shores and balmy breezes.
Jan. 4-5: I joined the “Amsterdam” again, yesterday, yet another World Cruise beckons, a circumnavigation of the globe; 32,500 nautical miles, 38 ports of call and 113 days.
Guest Sharon Johnson is on Prinsendam’s Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage, and guest Jan Yetke is on Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage.
An Alaska cruise is on the bucket list of both seasoned travelers and those just starting to explore the world.
Holland America Line’s flagship ms Amsterdam cruised out of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, on the 55th Grand World Voyage for the company.