We have arrived in Barbados. Yvon and I booked a very special excursion taking you to places all other tours do not go with unique photo opportunities. The tour is called Barbados In-Focus: A Photographic Expedition and has as a tour guide, well-known photographer Ronnie Carrington. I will let the pictures show you the beauty… read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”
Yesterday, during our visit to Madang, Papua New Guinea, we held a barbecue on the Lido deck with a U.S./American theme, U.S. flag banners and wind wheels. The crew wore American flag shirts, blue jeans and cowboy hats. Guests had a great time as the station band played and entertained. Another fun evening during our… read more of “Amsterdam’s…”
February 25 we were in St. Kitts and it is another tropical island in the sun. We booked the St. Kitts Scenic Railway Tour excursion. Most of the passengers sat upstairs in the open-air which gives one a magnificent view of the island. The track was created to transport sugar cane out to the fields…. read more of “Cruise Dairy: A…”
The below was entered into Holland America Line’s trans-Atlantic essay contest. For details on how to enter, click HERE. The following account is a transatlantic crossing on March 14, 2009, aboard the Holland America Line ms Oosterdam from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. to Rome, Italy. Smile, yes I am smiling while I write this. My wife… read more of “Essay Contest…”
Today we had a nice walk along the sea side.
Here are more photos from our visit to St. Croix. Enjoy!
It’s Friday so we thought we’d kick off the weekend with a tasty cocktail from the Captain Morgan on the Rocks Island Bar! Enjoy! HUKILAU Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz CAPTAIN MORGAN Rum 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 oz ginger liqueur 1/2 oz amaretto 1 oz pineapple juice 1 oz orange juice 1 orange slice for… read more of “Cocktail du Jour:…”
Journalist Line Coffman recently sailed on Nieuw Amsterdam and wrote to tell us how much she loved the Cabana Club.