Check out this snapshot of Volendam’s front office staff’s recent visit to the Cadbury chocolate factory in Dunedin, New Zealand — sweet!
We were in port in Mahogany Bay on Roatan Island, Honduras, on Thanksgiving and found these cute birds on a tour. Since they were not turkeys, they had nothing to fear that day. Carnival Corp. built the new welcome center and docking faculties at Mahogany Bay.
Amsterdam’s Culinary Operations Manager Bart Groeneveld submitted this post and photo from the ship’s recent Grand Show Buffet. Executive Chef Bernie and the Amsterdam Kitchen Brigade have created a spectacular world of culinary delights — a Grand Voyage–exclusive feast for both the eyes and palate. During this event, guests can marvel at the artistry of… read more of “Amsterdam’s Grand…”
HAL guest Kim Armenti submitted this note and photos from her family’s recent Alaska cruise on board Zaandam. Thanks, Kim! We recently had the pleasure of sailing on your cruise ship, the ms Zaandam, to Alaska at the end of August. We were really hesitant about bringing our 17-month old son, Aidan Lou, with us,… read more of “Zaandam’s…”
In the run-up to Thanksgiving, this Captain’s Log was temporarily misplaced. We publish it tardily today, with apologies to Captain Mercer. — Editors On our way south again after a previous week which had left much to be desired in terms of weather. Grand Cayman started wet and blustery, we ‘hovered’ all day on our… read more of “Captain’s…”
Born Nov. 26, a boy, 8 lb 4 oz, Oliver!!!! The wonders of modern communications, deep in the Atlantic and a photo, in the blink of an eye 🙂 Captain Jonathan Jonathan Mercer is master of Nieuw Amsterdam.
Here are some scenes from Thanksgiving Day celebrations throughout the HAL fleet. Enjoy! Amsterdam’s Culinary Operations Manager Bart Groeneveld submitted these photos from the ship’s on board festivities:
Seven days on a Holland America Line ship is never enough, so when my daughter and I decided we wanted to cruise the Caribbean we looked for a cruise of at least 10 days, preferably 14. What we decided on was a Collector’s Voyage out of Tampa. It’s back-to-back seven-day cruises on ms Ryndam with… read more of “Jan &…”