Thanks to Kelly Williams, Zaandam’s event manager, for this fun post. The Zaandam’s repositioning cruise to the Northwest saw the ship repeat Saturday, April 28 as the ship crossed the International Date Line in the cold, blustery North Pacific from Eastern Russia to Alaska. Guests turned out in force to welcome King Ægir (Norse God… read more of “Zaandam Crosses the…”
We just arrived home from an action packed week aboard the Ryndam visiting Oslo and the Fjords. The weather was a bit of everything Mother Nature could throw at us but we all survived and enjoyed what we could and made the most of every situation. Maybe they should move the Christmas House from Drøbak… read more of “Mother Nature at…”
Thanks to Sara Morrison, HAL’s Coordinator of Onboard Sales, for sharing this post from her Zuiderdam cruise. I have found that the key to a great vacation is slowing down and taking the time to enjoy the little things. Simple things like palm trees swaying in the Aruba breeze; birds soaring in Bonaire on an… read more of “Enjoying the Little…”
May 14, 2010: In recognition of its measurable efforts to reduce its environmental footprint both at sea and in port, HAL is selected as the 2010 Marine Environmental Business of the Year by the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Propeller Club. Noting the company’s detailed Environmental Management System plan that governs its fleet-wide efforts,… read more of “140 Years Young:…”
Let me share with you my capture of the day. Oosterdam and Zaandam (pictured) were at Sitka together. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.
Thanks to HAL guest Jac for sending in this picture of his wife in front of Eurodam at Monte Carlo, Monaco. After a visit to the palace the pair went back to the ship for lunch and snapped this picture.
Wishing all of our celebrating blog fans a Happy Mother’s Day!
I was vacationing on the Eurodam, and my parents are currently on the Rotterdam. We found out that we would be in port together in Rome, but my parents had already booked a full day shore excursion, as they wanted time to see the Vatican and Sistine Chapel, which my dad had not seen before…. read more of “Early…”