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Zaandam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Perfect again

Review for Zaandam to Antarctica
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big43rdkid
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Dec 2016
Cabin: Large Ocean-View Stateroom
A rare blue sky day in the Antarctica, but just typical of what we enjoyed
Penguins swimming near the ship. A daily occurrence
King Penguins at  Bluff Cove in the Falkland Islands. This is one of the be

Having done the same cruise last January and finding it excellent and Antarctica amazing we decided to treat ourselves again but in the reverse direction.

This was the Zaandam's first Antarctic cruise of the season so we three weeks later then previous and not sure what would be different.

At embarkation in Valparaiso we saw Scott D. one of the Antarctic specialist from last cruise and he said that this time we could expect less whales and more penguins and maybe less icebergs. He was right on all counts.

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Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Cabin H

Cabin was more then adequate for two people.in terms of size and storage space

The bed was comfortable.

Being on the Lower Promenade Deck it was central to the ship and great for sightseeing.

Also being just rear of amidships there was less movement so great if you are not a gooid sailor.

Our cabin stewards Hanif and Rosa kept it in good order with most days the room being serviced whilst we were at breakfast.

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