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Photo Diary: Indonesia

Photo Diary: Indonesia

Blog contributor and HAL Mariner Fred Claessen currently is on board Rotterdam’s “A Passage to the Far East” cruise and will be sending in posts from this extended voyage. We had a nice welcome at Tanjung Priok (Jakarta), Indonesia.

Photo Diary: Arrival at Singapore

Photo Diary: Arrival at Singapore

Blog contributor and HAL Mariner Fred Claessen currently is on board Rotterdam’s “A Passage to the Far East” cruise and will be sending in posts from this extended voyage. Here is our arrival at Singapore.

Photo Diary: Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi, Malaysia

Photo Diary: Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi, Malaysia

Blog contributor and HAL Mariner Fred Claessen currently is on board Rotterdam’s “A Passage to the Far East” cruise and will be sending in posts from this extended voyage. Rotterdam at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Rotterdam at the new pier in Langkawi, Malaysia.

The Beauty of Clouds and Reflections

The Beauty of Clouds and Reflections

My travels allow me to see some fabulous sites, architecture, people and landscapes. Sometimes we forget to look up. These clouds are from around the world and reflections are something that have become an interest to me since taking up this camera. They are from Cambodia, Alaska and the fiery skies of Rouen, France.

Photo Diary: Lisbon, Portugal

Photo Diary: Lisbon, Portugal

Blog contributor and HAL Mariner Fred Claessen currently is on board Rotterdam‘s “A Passage to the Far East” cruise and will be sending in posts from this extended voyage. Here are some photos from Lisbon, Portugal.

Vantage: Vanuatu

Vantage: Vanuatu

If you’ve been following my blog, you will know that we had a bit of a diversion and a change in the order of our ports en route to our first port of call, Port Vila on the island of Efate which is one of Vanuatu’s 83 islands. Three days after sailing from Sydney, we…   read more of “Vantage:…”

Cruise Diary: The Finale to a Spectacular Grand Voyage

Cruise Diary: The Finale to a Spectacular Grand Voyage

HAL guest blogger Sharon Wilhelm recently sailed aboard Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage. While aboard the ship she chronicled her cruising experience for us on the blog. Below is her final post. Enjoy! November 3 – Darwin, Australia We took the tour “Jumping Crocodile Cruise” that began with a drive into the countryside…   read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”