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Cruise Diary: Hawaii

Cruise Diary: Hawaii

Guest Lynda Gavigan Halttunen and her husband Don sent us several great posts from their 30-day South Pacific cruise on Westerdam. Enjoy “cruising” with them! From sailing away from San Diego on April 6 we were on the sea for 6 days before docking in Honolulu. We enjoyed the sea days, for the most part….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Seeing Glacier Bay for the First Time

Seeing Glacier Bay for the First Time

Here is a brief article with photos from Human Resources Clerk Ray Manutu about his first time seeing Glacier Bay, Alaska. Some crew members and I were about to have an exciting experience in Glacier Bay. It was raining and the air was freezing. The water was full of small icebergs; we saw two bald…   read more of “Seeing Glacier Bay…”

Volendam Calls at Glacier Bay, Alaska

Volendam Calls at Glacier Bay, Alaska

Special thanks to Volendam’s Shore Excursion Manager Judy Hu for sending in this beautiful photo taken at Glacier Bay, Alaska. Volendam was the first HAL ship of the Alaska season to call at Glacier Bay.

Cruise Diary: Sorrento, Italy

Cruise Diary: Sorrento, Italy

Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’re catching up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! What a beautiful, warm, calm watered and sunny day it was in Sorrento!!! The Captain had really called it correctly and we were so happy…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Alaska’s Impressive Glaciers

Alaska’s Impressive Glaciers

If you’re looking to find a cruise with spectacular scenery, look no further. These beautiful photos taken by guest Saul Freedman on his cruise show Alaska’s stunning glaciers.

Exploring Mykonos, Greece

Exploring Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, known for its windmills, has a typical white and blue theme to it. Lots of small, narrow streets beckon the tourist with colors and zillions of small shops. The people in town are quite friendly and helpful but it’s the winding streets that always draw me in. I wasn’t able to catch the sunset…   read more of “Exploring Mykonos,…”

Cruise Diary: Day 2 Venice, Italy

Cruise Diary: Day 2 Venice, Italy

Five-Star Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’re catching up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! So, today is our second day in Venice. First thing is we have to return the car by about 10 am. No problem getting…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 2…”