Holland America Line began On Deck for the Cure in 2006 in support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and breast cancer research. Since its inception, the program has raised nearly $1.1 million. Participants pledge $15 or more, then simply put their sea legs to good use and walk around the ship’s deck for… read more of “On Deck for the…”
Guests enjoy the Canaletto Restaurant on a formal night. From left: James Dunn, Denis Connors, Bill Sheerin, Maureen Sheerin, Gail Connors and Lucille Dunn. From left: Bill Sawyer, Carol Sawyer, Rhoda Biasi and George Biasi.
When a ship calls at a port for the first time, it is presented with a commemorative plaque from that port. On Eurodam, all of the plaques are proudly displayed on Deck 10 midship. The wall will become more decorated as the collection of plaques grows rapidly during the ship’s first year in service. The… read more of “First-Call Port…”
Eurodam called at Warnemunde, Germany today. Warnemunde is the port for Berlin, and guests were able to visit some historic sites. Thanks to Pam’s father, Joseph Kern, for sending in his photos. Checkpoint Charlie was the name given by the Western Allies to a crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold… read more of “Postcards from…”
Eurodam called at Stockholm, Sweden, this past Sunday. Here are some photos from one of the most beautiful ports in the world. This photo was taken on the bridge going to Skeppsholmen. The Grand Hotel was opened in 1874, and its Grand Ballroom has an exact copy of the Louis XIV’s Hall of Mirrors that… read more of “Postcards from…”
Joan and John Mathers just returned from a 20-day cruise aboard Eurodam, and they were kind enough to send in some gorgeous photos that they took along the way. The ship sails along the Sognefjord in Norway when calling at Vik and Flam. Urquhart Castle is situated on Loch Ness in Scotland and can be… read more of “Postcards from a…”
The delicious breads and rolls are always very popular at mealtime. The crew in the bakeshop work tirelessly to ensure there’s a variety of breads and other goodies served at every meal.
St. Isaac’s Cathedral The church on St Isaac’s Square was ordered by Tsar Alexander I, to replace an earlier Rinaldiesque structure. The cathedral took 40 years to construct — from 1818 to 1858 — under the direction of Auguste de Montferrand. During World War II, the dome was painted over in gray to avoid attracting… read more of “Postcards from St….”