On Sunday, May 29, ms Ryndam made her third visit to its homeport of Rotterdam. Usually you see pictures of ships berthed or arriving. This time I am sharing pictures and a video with you, seeing the ms Ryndam sailing out to sea passing the Hoek van Holland. It was quite a spectacle to see… read more of “Video and Photos of…”
Blog fan and contributor Bert Lamers recently sailed on Ryndam and sent in these lovely photos taken in Flam, Norway, during his cruise.
Stone steps lead to the ruins of Helsingborgs Karnen (castle). The original castle was replaced with a sandstone structure in the 12th century. Jerrol Golden is Holland America Line’s manager of public relations and she currently is on board Ryndam sending in photos from her iPhone.
These photos were taken during the trans-Atlantic crossing on my Nieuw Amsterdam cruise in April 2011. – Frans Bel, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
During the Ryndam’s maiden port call at Helsingborg May 31, Captain Vincent Smit exchanged a welcome plaque with Vice Mayor Karin Gjortley and Port of Helsingborg’s Andreas Eriksson. Jerrol Golden is Holland America Line’s public relations manager and currently is on board Ryndam.
After disembarking the Ryndam in Alaska after a most memorable cruise, we did an excursion to the most beautiful Aialik Glacier. – Neil Kirby
Monday we left Eurodam bright and early and took a trip back in time to the Medieval days! Cobblestone streets, churches that date back hundreds of years, great shops, wonderful restaurants and many charming people in Tallinn. Our guided tour with Holland America took us on A Stroll through Tallinn’s Old Town to see a… read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”
Special thanks to Noel Bell, a HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, for sharing this video of Volendam’s 17-day Japan to Canada crossing via South Korea, Russia and Alaska during the month of May. Thanks, Noel!