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Port Of Call Costa Maya

Costa Maya, Mexico • The Making Of A Cruise Port The cruise industry, over the past three or four decades, has changed the world. Growing exponentially from a handful of ships to literally hundreds and thousands and along with that growth has come an ever expanding demand for ports of call. Large seaports, capable of […]

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Cruise Port of Roatan, Honduras

Roatan, Honduras – The Other Caribbean Most everyone is familiar with at least a few Caribbean islands like Sint Maarten, the Virgin Islands, Jamaica and Grand Cayman but there are a number of lesser known tropical islands that share that same Caribbean Sea. Roatan is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands in the Caribbean […]

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Port of Call Guatemala

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala’s Port Of Call Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala is the largest port in the country. Many Eastern Pacific cruise itineraries now regularly have cruise ships calling on this interesting port. Puerto Quetzal is now Guatemala’s primary cargo entry port serving cities like La Antigua, and Guatemala City some sixty miles inland. Where Your Ship […]

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Port of Call Montevideo, Uruguay

A Day in the Port of Montevideo Tucked in between Brazil and Argentina along the South American coast is the county of Uruguay. Its capital and major port is the city of Montevideo where over half of the countries population of three million live. A frequent port on many South American cruise itineraries the city […]

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Antarctic Cruise Itineraries

Antarctica – The Cruise Of A Lifetime! It’s becoming springtime in Antarctica and a number of cruise companies are posting new Antarctic cruise offerings. If you enjoy cruising, if you are looking for more exotic destinations, this is a cruise not to miss! It seems hard to believe but we can now visit Antarctica on […]

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The Port of Call Madryn, Argentina

Porta Madryn, Argentina – the Heart of Patagonia Introduction Puerto Madryn is an amazing city that is very popular with cruise itineraries in South America. While Mydryn itself is a modern and thriving city with much to offer, the big attraction in the area is the national parks. The park of Mirador Elefantes Marinos has become […]

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Iguazú Falls, South America’s Natural Wonder Of The World

Picture a wide, slow moving river flowing through tropical jungles around hundreds of islands thick with trees. The water at the nearer bank flattens and slowly spreads out into jungle, while the far side narrows and seems to funnel into a U shaped trough. Clouds of mist billow skyward as the trough drops away into […]

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Cruising Through The Panama Canal

Above: A Holland America ship enters a lock on the left while a dry cargo ship gets ready to enter the lock on the right and a tanker exits the locks heading west. The best way to experience the canal is on a cruise ship. Generally these cruises start from major cruise ports of Miami, […]

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Cruise Port Buenos Aries

Buenos Aries, Argentina Gateway To Cape Horn And Antarctica One of South America’s busiest cruise ports, Buenos Aries is one of the largest cities in South America with a lot to see and do. Famous for the Tango and great steaks it is also a treasure trove of history packed full of interesting sights. Most […]

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Ushuaia, Argentina’s Port of Call

Ushuaia The Gateway to Antarctica Introduction Ushuaia is often referred to as the end of the world and is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is recognized as the southernmost city in the world. Ushuaia is located in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, bounded […]