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Guests on the 2015 Grand World Voyage will have an overnight call at Bali to explore the country's beautiful temples like Ulundanu.
Guests on the 2015 Grand World Voyage will have an overnight call at Bali to explore the country's beautiful temples like Ulundanu.

When ms Amsterdam departs Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015, the cruise will span 114 days and call at 45 ports in 25 countries on six continents.
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Prinsendam's call at Istanbul, Turkey, is a highlight of the Grand Mediterranean Voyage.
Prinsendam's call at Istanbul, Turkey, is a highlight of the Grand Mediterranean Voyage.

In 2015, Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam and ms Prinsendam embark on three Grand Voyages that explore South America & Antarctica, the Mediterranean and the world.
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Locals fishing at colorful Phuket, Thailand. Photo by Joanne Gardner.
Locals fishing at colorful Phuket, Thailand. Photo by Joanne Gardner.

Whether your goal is to cruise the whole wide world with Holland America Line or to have a beautiful beach vacation, Thailand should be on your travel list!
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Guests on the Grand World Voyage can take an overland tour to visit the Taj Mahal from Mumbai (Bombay), India,
Guests on the Grand World Voyage can take an overland tour to visit the Taj Mahal from Mumbai (Bombay), India,

Have you ever wanted to fully explore the world on a grand cruising adventure? Well, perhaps 2015 is the year you’ll join Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam on a global circumnavigation.
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The beautiful island of St. Lucia, as photographed by Captain Mercer, was one of the final calls on the Grand World Voyage.
The beautiful island of St. Lucia, as photographed by Captain Mercer, was one of the final calls on the Grand World Voyage.

After 113 days, nearly 33,000 miles and a journey around the world, Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage ended Monday, April 28 at Port Everglades, the port where it all began back in January.
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Archbishop Tutu's playful personality shone through during his four-day cruise.
Archbishop Tutu's playful personality shone through during his four-day cruise.

Every Grand World Voyage lives up to its name, but this year’s journey was made especially memorable by the presence of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who boarded ms Amsterdam at Durban, South Africa, March 28 and disembarked at Cape Town April 1.
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Two zebras at Tala Game Reserve, courtesy of Karen Mercer.
Two zebras at Tala Game Reserve, courtesy of Karen Mercer.

Guests cruising on the Grand World Voyage this year got to experience a southerly course, and this afforded the opportunity to explore South Africa. One of the many highlights of this region is its incredible wildlife.
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