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Cruise to Carnaval and Explore the Amazon on Maasdam in 2014

Cruise to Carnaval and Explore the Amazon on Maasdam in 2014

It’s the world’s largest party, and guests on Maasdam‘s 49-day “Amazon and Carnaval Explorer Voyage” departing Feb. 7, 2014, will be front and center for all of the dancing, singing and excitement of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval.

Cruise Diary: Boca de Valeria

Cruise Diary: Boca de Valeria

Guest Mary O’Donnell is on board Maasdam and sent in this great Cruise Diary from her voyage. Stay tuned for more posts from Mary! Saturday 2/23/12 Boca de Valeria, Manaus, Brazil This is a delightful little village of approximately 75 residents. As it was Saturday, I believe many of the residents invited their relatives from…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Boca…”

Prinsendam Postcards from Manaus, Brazil

Prinsendam Postcards from Manaus, Brazil

**Note: We’re happy to report that Chief Engineer Jaap Wisse has briefly come out of retirement to go back on board Prinsendam for a little while. During Prinsendam’s call at Manaus, Brazil, we decided to do some bike exploring on our own. Here are some scenes from our trip.

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.