Often we walk past things that are obvious, things that we take for granted. Recently, we upgraded our crew recreation area and my clerk, Fikar, and I took some photos of the ship to decorate the new area. I thought I might share a few with you.
HAL guests Arthur and Barbara Ovalle sent in a very original post for us. Here’s a great sketch of Adagio Strings, Ryndam’s string quartet. Thanks! We had the privilege of listening to Adagio Strings, Nadia, Lili, Alesia and Elena, on the Ryndam this past November 30. Here they are sketched by yours truly! Enjoy! —… read more of “An Artistic…”
Jocelyn Wu, Holland America Line’s public relations special events coordinator, recently sailed on board Oosterdam with her mother to Mexico. Here is her first Cruise Diary entry.
Meet Captain Colin of the Adventuress, a catamaran that takes you to St. John Island. At the recommendation of Holland America’s shore excursion team, we took the Champagne Catamaran Sail and Snorkel to St. John. Everyone had a great time on this 4-hour tour in the sun. We anchored near a beach on St. John,… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Here is my favorite photo from my recent trip. It’s a beautiful view of Oosterdam docked at Puerto Vallarta, taken right before sunset. Jocelyn Wu Special Events Coordinator Holland America Line
Thanks to HAL guest (and three-star mariner!) Berta for sending in the following pictures of her visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Berta took part in the San Juan Old & New shore excursion and called it a “must-see.” Enjoy the photos!
Thanks to HAL guest Louis for sending us pictures taken during two different HAL cruises. These two pictures were taken during our Grand World Voyage in April 2009 on ms Rotterdam…
Hello from Statendam! Here’s a postcard from the Statendam with some of the photos I took on board. The upper photo is Statendam in Half Moon Cay. Bottom row, from left: dish in dining room, relaxation room, our book “the art of cruising” and dessert. Bert van Mackelenbergh is Statendam’s hotel manager.