August 7 marks National Lighthouse Day — a day honoring the beacon of light that, for hundreds of years, served as a symbol of safety and security for ships and boats all over the world. Whether it’s their historical wonder or picturesque appeal, lighthouses continue to draw tourists from all over the world to their… read more of “It’s…”
Picture it…cruising to one of the most remote corners of the world. Adventure-seekers can fill their fix on one of our South America and Antarctica cruises, where it is possible to explore one of the most untouched corners of the globe. Ushuaia is not only the capital of the Tierra del Fuego region of Argentina,… read more of “Take the Ultimate…”
At Holland America Line, we’re not sure why telling someone to “take a hike” is a bad thing. In fact, we respond with “we’d love to” – especially on Take a Hike Day! And we bet you would too if you were taking any one of our incredible hiking shore excursions around the world. Active… read more of “Take a Hike! Seven…”
Today is National Lighthouse Day, a day that honors the beacon of light that, for hundreds of years, has symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea. On this day in 1789, U.S. President George Washington signed an act passed by the First Congress to protect explorers. Today, lighthouses not only mark the… read more of “It’s…”
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:…”
South America is full of contrasts. From the piercing blue ice of Antarctica to the lush jungles of the Amazon, it’s a continent that truly has something for everyone.
From a sunset in the Med and the fjords of Norway to the glaciers of Alaska and lush landscapes of the South Pacific, the world is full of beautiful scenery.
South America is a continent fill with every type of scenic backdrop — from beaches to mountains to fjords. The colors and sights are always impressive, no matter the photo subject. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam