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Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Little Mermaid

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Little Mermaid

When visiting Copenhagen, Denmark, be sure to stop by and visit one of the country’s most famous citizens, The Little Mermaid. The statue was a gift from brewer Carl Jacobsen to the city, made by Edvard Erichsen. The Little Mermaid was unveiled at Langelinje in 1913. Did you know that Erichsen’s wife stepped in and…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Lofoten, Norway

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Lofoten, Norway

The silence, the colors, the flowers, the mountains. This must be paradise! It gives you the feeling that you are dreaming and you wish that this dream never ends. Jaap Wisse Chief Engineer ms Prinsendam

Norway’s Picturesque Sunset

Norway’s Picturesque Sunset

Here are some beautiful photos of the Norwegian sunset taken by Ryndam’s Internet Manager Moldoveanu Eduard. Enjoy!

Rotterdam Crew Visit Mosque in Russia

Rotterdam Crew Visit Mosque in Russia

August is a holy month for Muslims around the world and for our brothers and sisters aboard ms Rotterdam because of Ramadan. On August 20, several Muslim crew members visited a mosque called The Saint Petersburg Mosque in Russia. The mosque was constructed from 1909 until 1913 by Nikolai Vasiliev. The building is 45m in…   read more of “Rotterdam Crew…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Trolls

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Trolls

When in Flam, or Norway and Scandinavia in general, troll are everywhere. Here’s a bit about troll folklore: In Scandinavian folklore, trolls became defined as a particular type of being, generally held to be larger than humans and notably ugly. Numerous tales about trolls are recorded in which they are frequently described as being extremely…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Ryndam Crew Biking Adventure at Flam, Norway

Ryndam Crew Biking Adventure at Flam, Norway

After our journey on the Flamsbana train from Flam to Myrdal we finally started our excursion back to Flam by bike. First came the steepest part. From Myrdal located at 866m then towards Kårdal at 556m we followed the path with nine hairpin curves and enjoyed the fantastic views of waterfalls. Then it started to…   read more of “Ryndam Crew Biking…”