Abercrombie & Kent Offers WWII Cruises

Clipper Odyssey explores the South Pacific

By: By Marilyn Green

Abercrombie & Kent is offering two new expeditions aboard the 118-passenger "Clipper Odyssey" that will explore the history of World War II in the South Pacific. A March 2 - 20, 2009 cruise visits Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Pricing starts at $8,995. The April 9-26, 2009 cruise sails from Papua New Guinea to Micronesia and includes an Imperial Japanese Navy base considered second only to Pearl Harbor in strength. Prices start at $8,495.