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Veendam Holds Black & White Ball

Veendam Holds Black & White Ball

Thanks to Bob Hollis who sent in some photos of Veendam‘s Black & White Ball held while the ship was cruising South America. Guests had a great time and, as you can see from the photos, danced the night away.

Prinsendam Hosts Chilean Minister of Economy and Tourism at Valparaiso

Prinsendam Hosts Chilean Minister of Economy and Tourism at Valparaiso

On January 23, Prinsendam hosted Chile’s Minister of Economy and Tourism Pablo Longueira Montes and several members of the local media when the ship called at Valparaiso. The function was held in the ship’s Crow’s Nest with spectacular views over Valparaiso and the captain gave a wonderful speech. Enjoy these photos from the event.

Captain’s Log: Cusco, Peru

Captain’s Log: Cusco, Peru

16th January, Cusco, San Martin, Peru; 17th-18th, at sea: Cusco is a relatively small port on the coast of Peru. One dock long enough to accommodate our length. We are surrounded by sand, the desert of the Atacama. Guests return from ‘interior’ tours here, particularly Machu Picchu and fly to see the Nazca Lines, vast…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Captain’s Log: Callao, Peru

Captain’s Log: Callao, Peru

14th and 15th January. Callao, Peru: Thick fog as we approached the port and the approach was done solely on radar, as there was nothing ‘visually’ to be seen. The visibility improved as we came through the breakwaters and became sufficient enough to dock. Callao is a ‘hub’ port for the west-coast of South America…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Cruise Diary: Celebrating New Year’s Eve Aboard Veendam

Cruise Diary: Celebrating New Year’s Eve Aboard Veendam

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Living in Peru, idisembarked Veendam’s 21-Day South America and Antarctica Holiday Voyage today with his family. While aboard the ship he chronicled his cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! December 31, 2012: We had the most amazing New Year’s Eve EVER! On some occasions I have…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Q & A With Veendam’s Hotel Director Bert

Cruise Diary: Q & A With Veendam’s Hotel Director Bert

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Peru this Week, 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! Meet Veendam’s Hotel Director Bert van Mackelenbergh, who has been working with Holland America…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Q…”

Cruise Diary: Visiting Buenos Aires and Montevideo

Cruise Diary: Visiting Buenos Aires and Montevideo

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 24-25, 2012: Buenos Aires was HOT – 37 degrees celsius, so we needed…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”