Pastry trainee Ernesto Solomon Jr., a new hire of batch 33, created a delicious cake version of the ms Volendam. The cake was displayed as one of the center pieces at our recent pastry buffet. Many hours of tender care were taken in creating this master piece. We wish Ernesto and all the grades from… read more of “Volendam Honored…”
It was a jolly green time for the officers and staff aboard the Prinsendam this past weekend as the Officer’s Bar was the site for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Green beer, tasty snacks, drink specials and traditional Irish music were on hand for all to enjoy. A great time was had by all.
Days 72-73, March 18-19: It’d been more than 10 years since our last visit to Singapore, so we signed up for the “Singapore Highlights” tour onboard the Amsterdam to soak up the sights, heights and Slings of this strict independent city-state of five million that inhabit just 224 square miles. Known for its many rules… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Here’s the Thomson Dream, which was the old Westerdam from 1998 – 2002. Joanne Gardner is Statendam’s future cruise consultant.
On March 6, 2012, the Prinsendam family had the honor of hosting a farewell party for Chief Engineer Jakob Wisse, or “Jaap” as he is affectionately known as on board. After 41 years of dedicated and hard working service with HAL, it will be sad to see Jaap leave but he will be heading to… read more of “Prinsendam’s…”
These photos were taken during our St. Patrick’s Day celebration on board the Prinsendam. All areas were decorated in green, covered in shamrocks. Crew members and guests dressed up in matching colors. The dining room, Lido restaurant and the front desk area also were decorated to make our theme. Guests enjoyed the festivities and lots… read more of “St. Patrick’s…”
Days 70-71 March 16-17: If you are like Humberto and me, you are in the mood for some beautiful music often, particularly in the evenings. Then, if you are on the Amsterdam, as we are now on our World Cruise, you are in the right place! For more than six hours each night – starting… read more of “Cruise Diary: At…”
Can you imagine anything more peaceful and relaxing than lounging in the ocean water gazing at a turquoise sea? Neither can I! Evelyn Castillo Casino ms Rotterdam