Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is currently sailing on Rotterdam from Piraeus, Greece, to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. All photos were taken with his iPhone 4s.
Special thanks to Spencer Ozo, Rotterdam’s Neptune Lounge concierge, for submitting this post. Team-building activities sharpen the mind, build rapport and help our staff stay on top of the guest relations game. Spearheaded by Guest Relations Manager Jojo Flores, these team building initiatives are a great stress reliever and serve as a deviation from the… read more of “Rotterdam Crew…”
This photo was given to me by Guest Relations Manager Iris Knubben. It was taken in Bergen, Norway on a beautiful sunny day. Brandi Johnson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.
Thanks to Spencer Ozo, Rotterdam’s Neptune Lounge concierge, for sending in this fun photo! The pyramids & sphinx are amongst the worlds most popular and visited sites, due to its rich culture and nostalgic past. One great advantage of being a crew member is being able to visit and experience the most beautiful, as well… read more of “Walk Like an…”
The Veendam recently repositioned from the Bermuda itinerary to South America. To mark the occasion of crossing the equator, the King Neptune Ceremony was held. “Pollywogs,” or those who have never crossed the equator before, were initiated by King Neptune and had to kiss the fish and get covered in sloop by the “nurses” and… read more of “King Neptune…”
There’s no better way to experience the natural beauty of the largest park in Central America, La Amistad National Park, than on the Veragua Rainforest, Aerial Tram & Research Center tour. This tour is fun, informative and breathtaking. The highlight of this tour is being able to experience an open air gondola through the rainforest… read more of “Shore Excursion:…”
Bert’s Beauty Shots: Sunset and sunrise are interesting moments. Just for a few minutes per day you have the chance to catch some interesting moments. Minutes after sunrise the sun is too bright to capture; shooting direct into the sun can actually damage the cells inside the camera, the sensor in particular. Shooting the sun… read more of “Explorer’s…”
On October 30 we stopped in New Zealand and I was able to capture these shots on a beach in Dunedin. Enjoy!