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Cruise Diary: Travel Writer Embarks on South America & Antarctica Voyage

Cruise Diary: Travel Writer Embarks on South America & Antarctica Voyage

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Living in Peru, is currently sailing aboard Veendam’s 21-Day South America and Antarctica Holiday Voyage with his family. While aboard the ship he will chronicle his cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! December 20-23, 2012: This is my first three-week cruise on Holland America Line and…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: The Marvelous City

Cruise Diary: The Marvelous City

Days 14-15 – Jan. 19-20 A series of green-clad mountains and hills seems to be doing a samba around beautiful Guanabara Bay in the port of Rio de Janeiro. We got up early to be up on deck by 7 a.m. and watch our entrance into this spectacular natural harbor. Along with the ports of…   read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Christ the Redeemer

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Christ the Redeemer

I took this picture of the Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while riding a cable car. Having lived on a ship for two years now, I have had an incredible chance of seeing a lot of wonderful places. Christ the Redeemer’s meaningful architecture has always fascinated me. The statue is perfectly situated in…   read more of “Explorer’s…”