We asked our Facebook fans which South American ports they’d like to visit! While the answers varied, the two most popular were Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. It’s no surprise that these two are at the top. Buenos Aires is a highlight of any cruise visiting the region. In fact, many of… read more of “Don’t Cry for…”
For guests wishing to extend their cruise vacation, the Hotel Procurement & Tour Inventory Team works tirelessly to create hotel and vacation packages that are designed to be enjoyed before or after the cruise. (Note: These packages differ from shore excursions, which are designed to be enjoyed during the cruise.) With pre- and post-cruise packages,… read more of “Extending the…”
Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Living in Peru, is currently sailing aboard Veendam’s 21-Day South America and Antarctica Holiday Voyage with his family. While aboard the ship he will chronicle his cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! December 24-25, 2012: Buenos Aires was HOT – 37 degrees celsius, so we needed… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
South America is a continent fill with every type of scenic backdrop — from beaches to mountains to fjords. The colors and sights are always impressive, no matter the photo subject. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam
This was taken last season in South America. The continent offers so many extreme landscapes, from sand to snow. The beautiful mountains in the Parque Tierra del Fuego are exceptionally picturesque. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam
Thanks to HAL guest Debbie Fuller for sending in these great photos she shot while on her cruise aboard Veendam in January.
Thanks to Jaap Wisse, Prinsendam’s chief engineer, for sharing these photos from Argentina, Antarctica and Chile. Enjoy!
Day 28, Feb. 2 The Drake Passage, infamous for its winds and rough seas, was foggy and windy (gale force 9 winds) with big swells. We had taken this possibility into consideration when we selected a ship for our world cruise: we wanted a mid-sized vessel that would ride the waves better than a smaller,… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”