Thanks to HAL guest Gerrit for sending in this photo and note from a recent cruise aboard Ryndam. With so many HAL ships nowadays, it’s almost business as usual to see two HAL ships at the same port. In the old days it was quite a happening when two of them met, either on the… read more of “A HAL Get Together…”
Standing on the Bridge I have the best view to snap photos of natural events like lightning. This night the storm was off in the distance and I was able to get a beautiful photo of a lightning strike. Being on a ship in the middle of the ocean opens up the possibility for many… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Meet Statendam’s Greenhouse Spa Manager Rosanna Bryan: I am from Birmingham, United Kingdom, and I have been on the Statendam since June 2011 working as the Spa Manager in the Greenhouse Spa and Salon. During my time on board I have had the opportunity to experience Alaska and Panama which has been delightful. I love… read more of “In the Spotlight:…”
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.
Many thanks to David Giventer, Ryndam’s future cruise consultant, who sent in this fabulous post. Enjoy! In the harbor of Rotterdam there is a very beautiful passenger ship! She was once considered so modern and chic that her external design and interior decorative appointments were considered a far-reaching departure from what was then accepted as… read more of “S.S. Rotterdam:…”