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Cruise to the Wild Side Along the Amazon River

Cruise to the Wild Side Along the Amazon River

The Amazon jungle is a must-see for every destination collector. This incredible attraction boasts over half of the planet’s remaining rainforests.

Cruise Diary: Parintins & Alter do Chao

Cruise Diary: Parintins & Alter do Chao

Guest Mary O’Donnell was on board Maasdam and sent in this great Cruise Diary from her voyage. Stay tuned for more posts from Mary! Day 20 or so – 2/27/13 – Parintins & Alter do Chao I believe Holland America saved the best for last! Two delightful, small cities, with clean, well kept little homes,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Prinsendam’s Village Adventure in Parintins

Prinsendam’s Village Adventure in Parintins

The Amazon Experience! Prinsendam recently called at Parintins in the Amazon. The small 200-year-old village has a population of about 100,000. A river boat trip to Parintins from Manaus, which is 350 miles away, takes 15 hours. But the trip in the opposite direction takes a full 27 hours due to the swift and powerful…   read more of “Prinsendam’s…”