Zuiderdam’s Technical Provision Manager Toto Langga sent us this photo of the ship’s basketball team. Thanks, Toto!
During Oosterdam’s call to Glacier Bay this week, we were blessed with a wild encounter. The Glacier Bay Park Rangers informed us while on the bridge that this humpback whale carcass has been there since March and every week when we sail by this area we usually see Alaskan brown bears enjoying an afternoon snack…. read more of “Just Another Day in…”
The Ryndam was honored to have Admiral Robert J. Kelly and his wife, Caroline, sailing aboard from Seward to Vancouver in August. Admiral Kelly is a retired United States Navy four-star admiral who served as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet, CINCPACFLT. In addition to Admiral Kelly, we had the great pleasure of meeting… read more of “Captain’s…”
The macro world is extremely fast; regardless of the speed at which things are moving, you’re always dealing with movement and the closer you want to get to a subject, the more difficult it is to get your subject in focus. Things go extremely fast in the macro world. Quick, quick, quick; the smaller the… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
Today is Labor Day in the United States, and all the banks, government offices and most businesses are closed for the national holiday. Your blog team is taking a well-deserved break today as well, but we’ll be back tomorrow with more Holland America Line-related content.
Here’s more from Jessica Au’s blog from her Alaska cruise aboard Zuiderdam. The food on board is great, as we have dined in the Canaletto (Italian restaurant), the Lido (casual buffet), the Pinnacle Grill (fine dining), and the Vista Dining Room (main dining room). The variety of foods offered suits people of all backgrounds and… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Here are a few photos from Maasdam’s last call to the port of Quebec. Enjoy!
Captain van der Loo’s likeness was captured by one of his artistic crew members I Wayan Ariatna. The Captain was surprised with the gift of his portrait from the Housekeeping Attendant on the morning he disembarked. Amy Kreft is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.