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Jaap’s Postcards from Prinsendam

Jaap’s Postcards from Prinsendam

We left Fort Lauderdale Jan. 4 for our cruise to South America and Antarctica. Beautiful weather so far and some interesting ports. As you may have noticed there is a lot of sand along the coast of South America. I have been told that a tsunami in 1100 threw this sand at the coast. There…   read more of “Jaap’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Torres del Paine

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Torres del Paine

Torres Del Paine National Park is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve located north of Punta Arenas in Chile and neighboring Argentina. As you can see from this photo, it is a stunning area. The dramatic scenery and vibrant colors enabled me to come back with many beautiful photos and wonderful memories. Melanie Berger Assistant Shore Excursion…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Cruise Diary: Food, Glorious Food At Sea

Cruise Diary: Food, Glorious Food At Sea

Days 16-17, At Sea After two exciting days in Rio, two days at sea en route to Buenos Aires, were the ticket to relaxation and enjoyment. And talking of enjoyment, the first thing that pops to mind is the food, the glorious food on the Amsterdam. One of the reasons we selected Holland America for…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Food,…”

Amsterdam’s Copacabana Samba Celebration

Amsterdam’s Copacabana Samba Celebration

Here are a few photos that were taken when we held a themed event called “Copacabana Samba” in the dining room a few days ago as we sailed to Buenos Aires, Argentina, from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Enjoy the photos!