Monthly Archives: February 2011

Feb 28th, Callao (Lima) Peru

Last night we had dinner with Neil and Norma Downie at their table, it was Neil’s 59th.  Since it was the Oscars TV evening, the ship gave everyone black beaded necklaces with gold stars and an Oscar little pendent. The … Continue reading

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Feb 27th, General San Martin, Peru

Aconcagua Valley dinner last night in the Pinnacle Grill.  What is that you ask?  In brief it was the best wine paring dinner so far. The menu was delightful and we received everything on the menu below:   Our arrival … Continue reading

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Feb 26th, At Sea

Last night was the Black and Gold Ball, we did not attend, but I mention it for two reasons. You may want to bring appropriate dress to participate in these galas and to let you know Formal Nights on Holland … Continue reading

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Feb 25th, At Sea, Mariner Society Reception

The Captain “Halle Thon Gundersen”, Hotel Manger “Firmin Van Walle” hosted and the Cruise Director MC’ed the Mariners Society Reception for passengers with 200 days and above. Sixteen passengers were recognized for having 700 or more days. Brad received his … Continue reading

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Feb 24th, Valparaiso, Chile

This is our second day in Valparaiso.  We went back to the terminal to make more phone calls this morning.  The phone cards cost $5 for 100 minutes to the US.  You cannot beat the price.  We were able to … Continue reading

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Feb 23rd, Valparaiso, Chile

Last night we had a dinner party in the Pinnacle Grill, in attendance were Nancy Grace (Craft Instructor), Mary her helper, Nina (Rabbi’s wife and new friend), Susan Hasson a new friend this cruise, and Neil & Norma Downie (friends … Continue reading

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Feb 22nd, Isla Robinson Crusoe

We stopped here in January 2010 approximately two weeks before the earthquake in Chile that caused the Tsunami that almost wiped this fishing village off the map. You might have to click the pictures below to get the full benefits … Continue reading

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