We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite beach photos, and we got some breathtaking shots. Enjoy! Here is my beach picture, shot just last Thursday at Half Moon Cay, 11/17/11. The Ryndam on the left and the Eurodam on the right. — Bob Deffenbaugh:
Zeebrugge is a great port that acts as the gateway for Brussels. Belgium is known for its culture, diamonds, beer … and art! I found this interesting and eye-catching “faucet” while walking around the town. It’s quite quirky and unique! Wendell Hermoso Printer ms Eurodam
The Nieuw Amsterdam’s transatlantic crossing from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean gave one guest more than just a “once in a life time experience.” After difficult weather conditions put the Nieuw Amsterdam in the most demanding seas she had faced, her experienced crew navigated her around the worst of it, which resulted in a navigational… read more of “Chart Auction…”
The Amsterdam has been in the South Pacific. Recently we visited Ile des Pins, Isle of Pines, a truly authentic South Pacific island. The weather was perfect, the sky a gorgeous blue, the beaches a soft white sand and the water many shades of blue. It was a fabulous day to kick back and chill… read more of “A Day at Ile des…”
We have been extremely lucky this week. Over the last seven days, we’ve literally seen hundreds of dolphins playing with the waves, welcoming us into Costa Rica and Mexico. This has the been the best cruise to take photos of those beautiful creatures. All you need is a camera with a fast shutter. I used… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
When a ship calls on a port for the first time it is customary to have a Plaque Exchange Ceremony. Normally the ship provides the port authorities with a plaque and the port authorities present the ship with a plaque. You can often see posts on the HAL Blog about these ceremonies and they are… read more of “Taking Part in a…”
On board the Amsterdam, we celebrated Thanksgiving as we passed the date line from Pago Pago, American Samoa on the way to Honolulu, Hawaii. Turkey was offered on the menus and displayed at the entrances of the dining room. The crew also dressed up in U.S. flag vests and jackets. Enjoy the photos!
Everything about this photo looks so serene. The colors popped, and the lonely table looks like it’s waiting for someone to sit down and have a picnic. I also like the way the leaves on the ground are yellow, juxtaposed against the green leaves on the trees. A postcard moment… Joel Ortiz Wine Steward ms… read more of “Explorer’s…”