Everywhere you looked visitors had cameras and phones raised to capture the glory of these tall ships. This was the longest ship in port, and it hailed from Peru.
As you stepped aboard, you were greeted by lively Peruvian music and young smiling sailors eager to show off their vessel.
A few quick whistles sounded and a small group of cadets began climbing way, way, way up in the rigging. I was relieved to see that they all wore safety harnesses, but it was still very, very high.
Here is another favorite image which I framed through the rigging.
Here's the same scene without the rigging.
It was truly a glorious day!