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Captain’s Log: Fortaleza, Belem, Devil’s Island and Farewell … for Now

Captain’s Log: Fortaleza, Belem, Devil’s Island and Farewell … for Now

Dear readers, my apologies for not contributing for several days. Towards the end of one’s contract, there never seem to be enough hours in a day. What with social functions, endless paperwork, (reports in various guises) and the everyday responsibilities of commanding a cruise ship, time to sit and write to you seems to be…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Cruise Diary: First Stop in Amazon – Devil’s Island, French Guiana

Cruise Diary: First Stop in Amazon – Devil’s Island, French Guiana

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 three Iles de Salut (ironically, islands of health or salvation, depending on your interpretation) were part of the French Guiana prison system France maintained for…   read more of “Cruise Diary: First…”