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The Animals of Oz

The Animals of Oz

Here are some shots I took last month the day I left the Amsterdam in Australia. These were wild animals that roam free. This was a great day out Down Under.

Dinner at the Pinnacle Grill

Dinner at the Pinnacle Grill

Special thanks to Kevin Balboa for sending in this great photo taken in the Pinnacle Grill on his last cruise. On the way to Puerto Rico, Ready for dinner at the Pinnacle Grill (our favorite !!!). — Kevin Balboa and Francis

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Special thanks to HAL guests Sue and Dennis Rosenberg for sending in these beautiful photos from their recent trip on Zuiderdam to the ABC islands, Panama Canal and Costa Rica. It was our first cruise, and we definitely choose a winner! — Sue Rosenberg

Cruise Diary: It’s Nice to See Old Friends Again

Cruise Diary: It’s Nice to See Old Friends Again

HAL blogger Gary Frink currently is sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Enjoy! AMAZON ADVENTURE, at dock, Bridgetown, Barbados, 12-15-11 It was an unusual time of day for Yoga, our cabin steward, to knock and ask to enter cabin…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ile des Pines

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ile des Pines

This photo was taken in Ile des Pins. The colors on this island are so vibrant, and the scenery is magnificent. A true paradise. Kees Streuding Hotel Manager ms Zaandam

Sights and Lights of Shanghai

Sights and Lights of Shanghai

Shanghai’s skyline is the most amazing one I’ve seen. I live in Chicago and I am always thrilled with our skyline but the drama of Shanghai’s surpasses ours by far. Even Hong Kong these days falls behind Shanghai and I always considered Hong Kong as being number one. It’s a vibrant, high fashion city that…   read more of “Sights and Lights…”

Rotterdam Crew’s White Water Rafting Adventure

Rotterdam Crew’s White Water Rafting Adventure

On Sunday, November 27, several Rotterdam crew members took part in the Reventazon White Water Rafting excursion in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. The crew got wild and crazy in the Reventazón River! In addition to the white water rafting adventure, the crew also enjoyed bird watching since there was a lot of birds around the…   read more of “Rotterdam…”