Thanks to guest Vera Gibault for sending in her stunning photos from her Veendam cruise to 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…”
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:…”
Thanks to HAL guest Rebecca Thomsen for sending in these great photos from her South America & Antarctica Grand Voyage on Prinsendam.
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:…”
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…”
During our visit to Antarctica, while cleaning the outside decks of the snow, our sailors brought out their artistic nature and had some fun. This is one fish that definitely didn’t get away!
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.”