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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Charms World Cruise Guests

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Charms World Cruise Guests

Every Grand World Voyage lives up to its name, but this year’s journey was made especially memorable by the presence of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who boarded ms Amsterdam at Durban, South Africa, March 28 and disembarked at Cape Town April 1.

From Wildlife to Waterfalls — Durban, South Africa, Has it All

From Wildlife to Waterfalls — Durban, South Africa, Has it All

Guests cruising on the Grand World Voyage this year got to experience a southerly course, and this afforded the opportunity to explore South Africa. One of the many highlights of this region is its incredible wildlife.

Captain Mercer Explores the Seychelles & Mauritius

Captain Mercer Explores the Seychelles & Mauritius

There’s no grander voyage than the Grand World Voyage. Imagine circumnavigating the globe while visiting exotic and exceptional parts of the world that boast a variety of cultures, history and scenery.

What is a ‘Grand Voyage’ Cruise? Find Out More!

What is a ‘Grand Voyage’ Cruise? Find Out More!

Every year Holland America Line puts together an exciting collection of “Grand Voyages” on ships built for leisurely travel, able to visit ports often untouched by larger cruise ships. But do you know what makes a voyage a Grand Voyage?

Port Hightlight: Lima, Peru

Port Hightlight: Lima, Peru

Callao, Peru, is the port city for Lima, enabling guests to take a variety of tours throughout the area or go exploring on their own. The capital of Peru and the country’s largest city, Lima is a bustling metropolis that is the gateway to the incredible Macchu Pichu, the mysterious Nazca Lines and so much…   read more of “Port Hightlight:…”

Exotic South Pacific & Fine Dining with Captain Mercer

Exotic South Pacific & Fine Dining with Captain Mercer

Since departing Easter Island, ms Amsterdam has sailed a westerly course toward the South Pacific. Here is a recap of Captain Mercer’s blog posts. You can read them in their entirety on his blog, www.captainjonathan.com.

Captain’s Log: Mercer Back Cruising the Grand World Voyage

Captain’s Log: Mercer Back Cruising the Grand World Voyage

Jan. 4-5: I joined the “Amsterdam” again, yesterday, yet another World Cruise beckons, a circumnavigation of the globe; 32,500 nautical miles, 38 ports of call and 113 days.