Monthly Archives: January 2011

Jan 30th at sea

Last night we attended the Sommelier Dinner (a.k.a. Cellar Master Dinner). The menu was fixed and the wines were paired. It was a very enjoyable evening but yet again we compared the evening to the Amsterdam and Zuiderdam Sommelier Dinners … Continue reading

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Jan 29th Ilheus, Brazil

A maiden call for the Prinsendam. That’s right she has never been here. Brad went into town and it was a lovely place.  The weather is lovely today not too hot with a slight breeze.  The building with all the … Continue reading

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Jan 28th Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

We were in this very pleasant city in 2009 and not much has changed. It is about a five to six block walk from the ship to the elevators that take you up to the old city. There is a … Continue reading

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Jan 27th at sea

Note about yesterday, apparently we missed a nice opportunity to ride a double decker bus, reportedly, to a much better market than the one we were dropped off at. Also, the passengers that took this bus felt they had a … Continue reading

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Week Three Review

Hard to believe this cruise is 1/3 over, here is the link to review last week: http://cid-d357675bd6a35fce.office.live.com/self.aspx/.Public/Grand%20South%20America%20Journal%202011%20Week%20Three.pdf

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Jan 26th Maceio, Brazil

Yesterday afternoon, we went to see the movie “The Mission”.  It is based on a true story, but rather depressing.  Gloria says the seats are so hard in the theater, she is taking a pillow to sit on if she … Continue reading

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Jan 25th a sea day

A new day and so far no rain in sigh. Yesterday it rained all day and the reports that came back from the guests that went into Fortaleza were bad as expected. The most telling was the securities officers report … Continue reading

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