The Eurodam made a helpful donation to the Red Cross during our call in Qaqortoq, Greenland. We were able to donate 10 boxes full of clothing, and around 8 boxes of drinking glasses. These items were collected from and by the crew members on board the Eurodam, showing their charitable and willing good spirit. With… read more of “Eurodam Donates to…”
I finally went on an active shore excursion, the Railway Trail Boat, Bike and Beach tour. We started out on a boat ride of about 20 minutes from the pier in Hamilton, Bermuda, to a more remote part of the island. We landed at the beach where the 9 Beaches Resort once operated. It is… read more of “Biking in…”
On September 7, the beautiful ms Westerdam was for the last time in her home port of Rotterdam. This cruise season ms Westerdam made five cruises from Rotterdam. She was a splendid site to see each time she was home and every time she arrived and departed people were there to greet her or to… read more of “Westerdam’s…”
One of the first things you notice as a hiker in southeast Alaska is that there is more to a rain forest than just plants. Take Gravina Island by Ketchikan for example. Gravina Island is the island opposite Ketchikan. You can see it when you enter or leave Ketchikan. It’s the island where the airport… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
At the moment we are sailing the northern seas of Europe, around Great Britain. Here are photos from the previous cruise as well.
September 5 was a beautiful, sunny day in La Goulette, Tunisia, for Noordam’s guest and crew. Here are photos from our time in port.
Each time the Amsterdam called at Anchorage, the ship conducted environmental tours during the day, and special guests were invited to dinner on board during the evening. On one visit, the Amsterdam was the venue for a reception that included the Alaska Governor and Alaska First Lady. Attached is a photo with candidate for the… read more of “Alaska’s…”
On September 5 we organized a “Goodbye Earl” party on the Lido Deck mid-ship. Because of Hurricane Earl several changes were made to ensure the safety of everyone on board. The Captain and deck department did an extraordinary job maneuvering the ship to safe waters at all times and they made sure that we were… read more of “Goodbye Hurricane…”