Voyage 7819

Acapulco to Santiago

 

 

Day 1 - October 12, 2008 - Acapulco, Mexico

Cool air and refreshing drinks, next to a nice little buffet, awaited guests in the...


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Day 2 - October 13, 2008 - At Sea, Huatulco, Mexico

Just before 1015, Ignacio came over the intercom to announce...


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Day 3 - October 14, 2008 - At Sea

The first of our two sea days en route for Costa Rica dawned sunny and clear...


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Day 4 - October 15, 2008 - At Sea, In Transit To Costa Rica

There were some Brown Boobies flying around the ship, and flying fish darted away from the ship’s bow...


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Day 5 - October 16, 2008 - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Our guide told us all about the local life in this mid-Pacific region of Costa Rica as we drove about an hour to a beautiful Rainforest National Park...


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Day 6 - October 17, 2008 - Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica

Some of the animal highlights were a three-toed sloth, howler monkeys, an eyelash viper, a bullfrog, a hummingbird in its nest...


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Day 7 - October 18, 2008 - Granito De Oro, Isla De Coiba, Panama

All in all, it was another fantastic day onboard the Prince Albert II...


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Day 8 - October 19, 2008 - At Sea

At 15.00 it was time for the ceremony of ‘crossing the line’, overseen by King Neptune, Amphitrite and their dazzling court of pirates...


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Day 9 - October 20, 2008 - Isla De La Plata, Ecuador

We could see several large sea turtles swimming around the ship, and manta rays jumping out of the water...


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Day 10 - October 21, 2008 - Paita, And Isla Foca, Peru

Around 3:30 PM we arrived at Isla Foca, where we went on a Zodiac tour looking for wildlife of which there was plenty...


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Day 11 - October 22, 2008 - Isla Lobos De Tierra, Peru

A dry, sandy outpost far off the Peruvian coast, the island of Lobos De Tierra was once home to a booming private business...


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Day 12 - October 23, 2008 - Bahia Samanco

Sea lions and a pair of sea otters played around our Zodiacs as we negotiated the uneven shoreline...


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Day 13 - October 24, 2008 - Along Side In The Port Of Callao, Lima

The cathedral was a cool and calm oasis away from the bustle outside, and in addition to delightful museum and the striking architecture...


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Day 14 - October 25, 2008 - Puerto Supe (Ancient City Of Caral)

We eventually turned east onto a dirt road and began a winding journey through a spectacular, almost vegetation-free landscape of mountains and sand dunes...


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Day 15 - October 26, 2008 - Islas Pescadores, Peru

This morning found us at the Islas Pescadores archipelago...


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Day 16 - October 27, 2008 - Paracas, Peru

After a Zodiac ride ashore, the majority of us had chosen to go to Tambo Colorado...


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Day 17 - October 28, 2008 - At Sea – En Route To Arica, Chile

Chef Udo invited us for a Cooking Demonstration in the Panorama Lounge...


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Day 18 - October 29, 2008 - Arica, Chile

We woke this morning as the ship pulled alongside the dock at the industrial port of Arica. After a...


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Day 19 - October 30, 2008 - Iquique

After breakfast we disembarked at Iquique to find two modern highway buses and several Chilean guides waiting for ...


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Day 20 - October 31, 2008 - Antogagasta, Chile

Our arrival into Antofagasta was on time as expected, around 8 AM, for a departure of...


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Day 21 - November 1, 2008 - Isla Pan De Azucar

There was a light mist on the horizon as we lowered the Zodiacs for...


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Day 22 - November 2, 2008 - Coquimba, Chile

As we pulled alongside at the port of Coquimba, we were greeted by...


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