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Cruise Diary: Charlotte’s Bay and Palmer Station

Cruise Diary: Charlotte’s Bay and Palmer Station

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for segment of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she is chronicling her journey. Enjoy! When we return I think I will research the story behind the naming of the straits and archipelagos we are currently traveling through in Antarctica. There is so much specialty…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Antarctica and Elephant Island

Cruise Diary: Antarctica and Elephant Island

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for segment of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she is chronicling her journey. Enjoy! I had no idea that once we traveled below the 60-degree latitude line we qualified as an expedition! Our voyage is under the treaty for these waters and we must…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Going With The “Floe” In Antarctica

Cruise Diary: Going With The “Floe” In Antarctica

Days 25-27, Jan. 30-31/Feb. 1 As if by magic, the fog lifted momentarily around 8 a.m. on the first day of our three-day Antarctica Experience – just as we were sailing between Clarence Island with its ice and snow-covered peaks panoramas, and historic Elephant Island, where legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew were stranded…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Going…”

Cruise Diary: Stanley, Falkland Islands

Cruise Diary: Stanley, Falkland Islands

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for segment of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she is chronicling her journey. Enjoy! Yeah, we made it to the Falkland Islands! The highlight of the trip for me was taking the four-wheel drive overland to Volunteer Point, on the northeast corner, to visit…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Antarctica

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Antarctica

These were just two of the many icebergs we witnessed during the four days spent cruising Antarctica. The iridescent color of the icebergs set against the pink sky made for a beautiful view. Sue Sakai Direct Mail Specialist Holland America Line

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Antarctica

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Antarctica

It’s not often that we get incredible weather like this in Antarctica. The sky is blue, the water is like glass … Perfection. This is one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth, and to be able to snap a photo like this is priceless. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam