|Even the tenders were beautiful and traditional|
|The officers and crew (265 people) were gracious and super friendly. We didn't get to learn as much as we would have wished because of the language barrier.|
|The ships dwarfed the buildings of downtown Baltimore!|
The ship was built in approx 1953 in Germany; but the intricate wood overlays are pure Indonesia!
This was really fun. The Brazilian ship was docked next to the one from Mexico. There was a bit of a friendly rivalry stereo war going on as each navy tried to outdo the other in playing their own national music over their ship's speakers.
|The "Cisne Branco" (White Swan)|
|just wondering how they keep track of the many lines|