Tallin is a beautiful city that offers a lot of cultural experiences. The medieval Old Town has a lot of charm with its red-tiled roofs and turrets. This year Tallin is the European Capital of Culture, so there are even more events and activities. Even the city’s famous Kadriorg Palace was built on the order… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Category: Baltic & Northern Europe
Special thanks to Damaris Fens, Prinsendam’s guest relations supervisor, for submitting this post and great photos! Ny-Ålesund is one of four permanent settlements on the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago. It is also one of the world’s northernmost settlements at 78°55′N 11°56′E. These pictures were taken during Prinsendam’s scenic cruising from Ny-Ålesund via… read more of “Prinsendam Sails…”
This photo was entered into the Baltic theme photo contest on board and won second. There are so many interesting scenes in Europe, and there’s a perfect photo opportunity around every corner. These wooden buildings have an Old World charm that is found at a lot of the ports in this part of the world…. read more of “Explorer’s…”
Tallin, Estonia is a very pretty city. The Historic Centre (Old Town) is protected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The city is marked by cobbled streets and various styles of architecture. Here are some photos from our visit. Enjoy!
Earlier this month the Eurodam made her much anticipated call at Reykjavik, Iceland. Crew tours were arranged to a natural spa called The Blue Lagoon, and The Golden Circle, a six-hour highlights tour. The Blue Lagoon is Iceland’s most popular attraction, and consists of a geothermal spa whose rich milky seawater is known for its… read more of “Iceland’s…”
This beautiful Russian-style church in St. Petersburg, Russia, was built on the spot where Emperor Alexander II was assassinated in March 1881. The church was built between 1883 and 1907 and is officially called the Resurrection of Christ Church (a.k.a. The Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood). The church was closed in the 1930s… read more of “Explorer’s…”
These pictures are from the Rosenborg Castle, famous for its King Christian interiors. The castle was built in 1607. Enjoy!
After our day in Torshavn, we planned scenic cruising in the evening along the Vestmanna coast of the Faroe Islands. Even though the weather did not turn out the best, we still had many opportunities to take some beautiful images of the scenery. The Faroe Islands are an island group between the Norwegian sea and… read more of “Marco’s…”