Daily Archives: May 26, 2015

Jules – passenger on board HS Beethoven

I have always admired people who are travelling around the world in search of adventure and I have a great respect especially for those who are making a lot of sacrifices in order to fulfill their dreams. Money is not the most important issue in this equation, but there are other significant elements which must be taken into account when thinking about travelling as a way of living – courage, willingness to give up the security and comfort of your own home (and environment) and throw yourself into the unknown, an open mind to understand and embrace the differences between races and religions, the capability to adjust to new habits and requirements and a positive attitude towards the world and everything may come along the way.

Mary – passenger on board HS Beethoven

I love meeting new and interesting people and I am always looking forward to welcoming new passengers on board the container vessels I am travelling on. I sometimes imagine a lot of things about them before the actual meeting face to face, but I am always taken by surprise and amazed at their real life stories, no matter how different from one another they might be, regardless of their ages, countries of origin, reasons for travelling on a freighter or perspectives on the world.