Call all horse-lovers and those who just seek an adventure! Saddle up for a gallop across the globe! From the warm beaches of the Caribbean to breathtaking mountains of Iceland, Holland America Line offers many shore excursions for cruisers to go horseback riding. Whether you’re a cowboy, cowgirl or just someone looking for a little… read more of “Giddy Up For These…”
Tag: Puerto Montt
There are a few destinations so iconic — even fabled — that they draw adventure-seekers from around the world. Cape Horn, the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, fits the bill. The rocky terrain extends into Drake Passage, rising to a height of 1,391 feet. 150 years ago the trip… read more of “Rounding Cape Horn:…”
Is there a country with more variety than Chile? Well, there probably are a few, but it’s hard to beat a place where you never run out of things to do. In a matter of days we’ve hit the beach at La Serena, shopped for souvenirs in picturesque villages, sipped wine at an estate in… read more of “Chile: A Mariner…”
Journalist Bob Bone recently sailed aboard Veendam from Chile to Argentina and around the tip of South America. He documented his HAL adventure on the website, allthingscruise.com. Enjoy this post! November 12: Our first port call on this fortnight journey was Puerto Montt, Chile, named for an early governor of the province. And it is… read more of “Journalist…”
Veendam recently held a plaque exchange ceremony with local authorities in Puerto Montt, Chile, during the ship’s maiden call there. Not only did the port authorities show up but also reporters to report the exchange. Even CNN Chile was part of the team. They interviewed the Port Manager, the Mayor and the Governor on board…. read more of “Veendam’s…”
It was a cold and rainy day in Puerto Montt, Chile but our crew members were up to the challenge for the crew Petrohue River Rafting Adventure. Here are some pictures. Enjoy! Odir Rodriguez is Veendam’s human resources manager.