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Castillo de San Cristobal in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Castillo de San Cristobal in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Thanks to HAL guest (and three-star mariner!) Berta for sending in the following pictures of her visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Berta took part in the San Juan Old & New shore excursion and called it a “must-see.” Enjoy the photos!

Adventures Await at Every Port in South America

Adventures Await at Every Port in South America

Big thanks to Veendam’s entertainer Mara Jill Herman for sending in this fun post from her recent stops in South America. Enjoy! It’s been a month since I left the states but somehow it feels like much longer. As the Bermuda days of my itinerary dwindled, the temperature dropped and the Sundays in New York…   read more of “Adventures Await at…”

Veendam Crew Tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Veendam Crew Tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina

During our last call to Buenos Aires, Argentina, some of the Veendam crew took part in the Tango: A Night of Passion & Desire with Dinner excursion. A delicious 3-course meal including local wines and a dramatic and fantastic tango show were enjoyed by all.

Shore Excursion: Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure

Shore Excursion: Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure

I did the Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure in Ketchikan, Alaska, in early Sept. with my assistant Kim Ang. We stayed nice and warm in the 54 degree water by wearing thick wet suits. The underwater world in Alaska is brilliant with bright colored sea stars, starfish and jellyfish, just to name a few.

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Tour in Rome

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Tour in Rome

On Nieuw Amsterdam’s last call at Civitavecchia, 62 of our crew members had the chance to visit Rome for a few hours. A Civitavecchia sightseeing tour by bus was arranged, as well as a few hours of free time for everyone to explore a bit of this beautiful city with so much history. Jaime de…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”

Shore Excursion: Veragua Rainforest, Aerial Tram & Research Center

Shore Excursion: Veragua Rainforest, Aerial Tram & Research Center

There’s no better way to experience the natural beauty of the largest park in Central America, La Amistad National Park, than on the Veragua Rainforest, Aerial Tram & Research Center tour. This tour is fun, informative and breathtaking. The highlight of this tour is being able to experience an open air gondola through the rainforest…   read more of “Shore Excursion:…”