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EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Callao, Easter Island, Henderson Island and Pitcairn Island

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Callao, Easter Island, Henderson Island and Pitcairn Island

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage made way to South America, and Holland America Line’s Director of Explorations Dr. Peter Carey is still on board. He and the EXC In-Depth Guides are sharing their up-close adventures and encounters our guests are having at every port. After departing Costa Rica, the ship visited ports in Peru, Chile and…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

Captain’s Log: Pitcairn Island

Captain’s Log: Pitcairn Island

24 January 2013 In 1767, a young British Midshipman, Robert Pitcairn, on the British sloop HMS “Swallow” sighted land and thus the 15-year old had the distinction of having an island named after him. The island was uninhabited on that day. In 1790, the mutineers of HMS “Bounty”, along with some Tahitian companions (who may…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Cruise Diary: Easter Island and Sailing the Pacific

Cruise Diary: Easter Island and Sailing the Pacific

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for segment of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she is chronicling her journey. Enjoy! Easter Island When it comes right down to it, a world cruise is meant to satisfy the stuff of legends and Easter Island’s Moai certainly fit that category. To visit…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”