The Hapag-Lloyd expedition ship, MS Bremen, will voyage down the Gambia River this October, the first such itinerary for the German cruise line. According to Hapag-Lloyd, MS Bremen is the only ship in the world taking the route in 2007. The 12-day voyage, from October 20 to November 1, begins in Santa Cruz, Tenerife and ends in Senegal, Dakar. Rates have recently been cut, and guests can now get an outside cabin beginning at $3,765 per person. Call (877) 445-7447 or visit [www.hl-cruises.com].
by David Eisen