Norway is a beautiful country with many more picturesque scenes than just the famous fjords it’s known for. This waterway is as smooth as glass, perfectly reflecting the above clouds. Erik Spandaw 2nd Officer ms Eurodam
Days 18-19; Jan. 23-24 South America is like a bejeweled sleeping giant that somehow is sometimes overlooked by many Americans. Among the giant’s gems are Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas; Iguazu Falls and world-class cities such as Buenos Aires, where our World Cruise stopped for two days. The weather forecast called for… read more of “Cruise Dairy:…”
Captain Jonathan Mercer Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012: A long night. We left Buenos Aires on schedule, in windy weather. Friso took her out of the confined harbour, quite a complicated maneuver. The wind was picking up when we left and it continued to increase as we transited the buoyed channel. With the wind and having… read more of “Around the World…”
Frank de Vries, Eurodam’s chief engineer, took this stunning panoramic picture of the Nieuw Amsterdam entering San Juan harbor before docking next to sister ship Eurodam on Jan. 24. Thanks, Frank!
Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for part of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she sent in another post. Enjoy! I have say that pre-booking excursions, specialty dining, spa appointments, beverage charge cards and choosing wine packages is not only economical, but makes you pause to focus on what you… read more of “Cruise Diary: So…”
Torres Del Paine National Park is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve located north of Punta Arenas in Chile and neighboring Argentina. As you can see from this photo, it is a stunning area. The dramatic scenery and vibrant colors enabled me to come back with many beautiful photos and wonderful memories. Melanie Berger Assistant Shore Excursion… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Days 16-17, At Sea After two exciting days in Rio, two days at sea en route to Buenos Aires, were the ticket to relaxation and enjoyment. And talking of enjoyment, the first thing that pops to mind is the food, the glorious food on the Amsterdam. One of the reasons we selected Holland America for… read more of “Cruise Diary: Food,…”
Here are a few photos that were taken when we held a themed event called “Copacabana Samba” in the dining room a few days ago as we sailed to Buenos Aires, Argentina, from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Enjoy the photos!