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Cruise Diary: Lombok, Indonesia

Cruise Diary: Lombok, Indonesia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their port call at Lombok, Indonesia. After leaving Komodo Island, we sailed to Lembar, Lombok, Indonesia. Lombok is an island to the east of Bali. A ferry from…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Photo Diary: Halong Bay Vietnam

Photo Diary: Halong Bay Vietnam

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Volendam’s voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his visit to Halong Bay, Vietnam. Great sail in this morning. Quite cool after the heat.

Photo Diary: Da Nang, Vietnam

Photo Diary: Da Nang, Vietnam

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Volendam’s voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his visit to Da Nang, Vietnam.

Photo Diary: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Photo Diary: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Volendam’s voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Photo Diary: Semarang, Java

Photo Diary: Semarang, Java

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Volendam’s voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his visit to Semarang, Java. What a wonderful experience to see many families, in fact 900 come on board to see many of…   read more of “Photo Diary:…”

Volendam Crew Trek Komodo Island

Volendam Crew Trek Komodo Island

Here is a photo of some of Volendam’s crew during the Komodo Dragon Adventure tour on December 5th. Anne Marie is Volendam’s human resources manager.

Volendam Makes a Generous Donation in Indonesia

Volendam Makes a Generous Donation in Indonesia

The Volendam made a donation of clothing, shoes and other items, including a guitar to the Komodo Village in Indonesia on December 5th. It was quite an adventure to get the items there. We first loaded them onto our tender and then transferred them to local boats on the pier. The local boats then took…   read more of “Volendam Makes a…”

Photo Diary: Pattaya, Thailand

Photo Diary: Pattaya, Thailand

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Volendam’s voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong and shared with us photos from his trip. Here’s a beautiful photo taken during his visit to Thailand. Arrived here from Ko Samui. Overnight here then to Saigon. — Noel and Pat