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Explorer’s Scrapbook: Nawiliwili, Hawaii

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Nawiliwili, Hawaii

I’m an adrenaline junkie so the chopper tour won my vote. Kauai’s Grand Helicopter Tour in Nawiliwili is definitely a must do. The ride takes you across the island where you can get up close to spectacular waterfalls, mountains and even wild mountain goats!!! Also, many of the places were locations used in Jurassic Park….   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Statendam’s Fire-Fighting Training in Juneau, Alaska

Statendam’s Fire-Fighting Training in Juneau, Alaska

Special thanks to Statendam’s 2nd Officer Wouter Koolhaas for sharing this post and photos with us. Last month, half of Statendam’s fire fighters attended a training session at the Hagevig Fire Team Training Center in Juneau. The purpose of the training is to increase and maintain the high standards that we at Holland America Line…   read more of “Statendam’s…”

Prinsendam at Parati, Brazil

Prinsendam at Parati, Brazil

This is my favorite picture of the Prinsendam, taken during its 2011 Grand South America Voyage, in the port of Parati, Brazil, on Feb. 2, 2011. – Brad Elliott To see more of Brad’s photos taken during Prinsendam’s 2011 Grand World Voyage, click here.

Picture-Perfect Statendam

Picture-Perfect Statendam

Big thanks to HAL guest and blog fan Ron of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, for sending in these beautiful snapshots and a vintage postcard of HAL’s Statendam. Enjoy!

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Frederiksborg Castle

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Frederiksborg Castle

This is the Frederiksborg Castle in North Zealand, Denmark. It is a Renaissance castle that now serves as the National Museum of History. I visited while we were in Copenhagen. Jaap Wisse Chief Engineer ms Prinsendam

Life as an Entertainer Aboard Veendam: Part 1

Life as an Entertainer Aboard Veendam: Part 1

Mara Jill Herman is a cast member aboard Veendam and sent in this wonderful post. Enjoy! My newest adventure as a performing artist is being employed by Holland America Line on the cruise ship Veendam. I am a featured singer in the ship’s resident entertainers. My itinerary is Bermuda for June through mid October (and…   read more of “Life as an…”