Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is getting ready to set sail on part of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she sent in another pre-cruise post. Enjoy!
Beside all the lovely pictures of beautiful sights and party events, it was refreshing to read about the crew’s clothing donations to the people of Vanuatu and HAL’s contributions to local Red Cross supplies. I had been giving some thought to what would be best for the street vendors’ children and the various little ones I meet along the way. Especially given the more rural and far flung outposts a mid-sized vessel on a world tour can get you to, I’ve chosen…lots and lots of toothbrushes for little gifts.