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Cruise Diary: Belem, Brazil

Cruise Diary: Belem, Brazil

Day 8 — Jan. 13 The day got off to a spectacular start with a splendid sunrise over the Amazon River Delta in Brazil – the soft kiss of the sun making the yellowish river waters blush. We enjoyed it through our cabin’s picture window. In the morning we took a tender to Icoaracy Village,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Prinsendam Postcards from Brazil

Prinsendam Postcards from Brazil

We sailed all the way to Manaus, Brazil, the capital of the state of Amazonas. Manaus is located approximately 1,100 miles from the coast. Here are some pictures from the stop.

Cruise Diary: Discovering Bequia

Cruise Diary: Discovering Bequia

HAL blogger Gary Frink currently is sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Enjoy! AMAZON ADVENTURE Aboard the Prinsendam, in route to Oranjestad, Aruba, December 16, 2011 There was confusion in cabin 126 for sometime about St. Vincent and the…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Good-Bye Amazon and Crossing the Line

Cruise Diary: Good-Bye Amazon and Crossing the Line

HAL blogger Gary Frink currently is sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Enjoy! The last astounding Amazon River statistic I shall thrust upon you during this marvelous Holland America adventure: The flow of the muddy Amazon into the emerald-to-blue-Topaz…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Parintins, Brazil

Cruise Diary: Parintins, Brazil

HAL blogger Gary Frink currently is sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Enjoy! With small plates of salad in hand, we walked through the Lido casual restaurant to enjoy a light meal in the aft outdoor dining area, where…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”