Journalists Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher recently sailed on Rotterdam to Norway and they wrote a wonderful piece about their experience. NORWAY – Norway has earned the moniker Land of the Midnight Sun because from May through July, the sun never completely sets north of the Arctic Circle, which comprises about half of the… read more of “Journalists Sail to…”
Category: Baltic & Northern Europe
Mariners Nancy and Doug Crosbie cruised with HAL three times this year, each time on a different ship. They were kind enough to share a photo from each voyage. Thanks Nancy and Doug!
Thanks to HAL guest Chantal de Wit for sending in these great photos and post from her cruise on Rotterdam. Here are some great pictures taken while I was aboard Rotterdam on a Norway cruise in August with my aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Hazenberg, who are both Mariners. It was my first cruise… read more of “First-Time Cruiser…”
Visitors to the ss Rotterdam, docked at the city of Rotterdam as a hotel and museum, line her decks during the World Port Festival in the Port of Rotterdam. This was shot from our ms Rotterdam as it sailed past to begin a Norwegian fjords cruise last month. Photo: Journalist J.S. Fletcher Rainbow (right) over… read more of “Postcards from…”
Thanks to guest Fred Mowle who sent in these beautiful photos from his summer cruise on Maasdam.
Special thanks to journalist Kathy M. Newbern who recently sailed aboard Rotterdam to the Norwegian Fjords. This stunning sunset photo was snapped en route from Rotterdam to Bergen. Thanks, Kathy!
Professional artist Piet Noest cruised Norway on Prinsendam in June 2012 and shared with us some of the studies he completed on the ship. Piet used these studies to complete his ultimate project, a diptych of the Lofoten Islands. The studies for the ‘Lofoten Diptych’ were done from the verandah of my cabin on Prinsendam,… read more of “Norway Cruise…”
Thanks to Mariner Sijbrand Kamer for sending in these beautiful photos taken in Hardangerfjord and Alesund, Norway.