Note: Maasdam currently is at Gaspesie The morning I boarded a boat to Bonaventure Island, Perce Rock was crowned by a wispy cloud. It was an indescribably beautiful sight, one of the world’s largest sheer rock formations and natural arches jutting out from the water in all of its sublime splendor.
Hans Janssen sent us some photos from his cruise aboard Amsterdam March 17 through April 24 that rounded Cape Horn.
Doreen Paine sent us links to two photo albums from recent Holland America Line cruises with her family on Eurodam and Amsterdam: Our blog can be reached at: http://familypaine.spaces.live.com We also have a blog of our Asia/Australia Grand Voyage from Sept. through Nov. 2008 at http://doreenchris.spaces.live.com/default.aspx We really enjoyed both trips and cannot wait to… read more of “Paine Family Photo…”
Ryndam’s Chief Engineer Denny Beerens snapped this gorgeous shot of Westerdam as it was entering Glacier Bay in Alaska.
On April 27, Statendam’s Cellar Master Rod and his assistants held a wine tasting for the crew. After making a beautiful set up with sushi, salmon, strawberries, and cheese and crackers, 20 crew members entered the room to get ready for a very informative and enjoyable wine taste session. From sparkling wine to white to… read more of “Statendam Crew…”
Thought you might like to see these. Westerdam (left) and Zuiderdam were both at Canada Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, May 9. Loril Vancouver, B.C.
Last month, ms Volendam received the Green Flag Environmental Achievement Award. The Port of Long Beach presented this award for completing one year of service in the Port of Long Beach and remaining 100 percent in compliance with the Voluntary Vessel Speed Reduction Program. Congratulations! From left: Chief Engineer Piet Westerhuis, Environmental Officer Roger Walker,… read more of “Volendam Receives…”
Good news for Dutch cruise lovers and ship spotters! Maritime information and service provider Royal Dirkzwager is providing arrival and departing times of cruise ships in the port of Rotterdam by text messaging (SMS). “With our Cruise SMS you’ll never miss a ship,” the company promises. Every cruise ship sailing in or out the Port… read more of “Never Miss a Ship…”