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From Eurodam at Amsterdam

From Eurodam at Amsterdam

Cees Kloppenburg recently toured Eurodam in Amsterdam and sent us this note and photos. When Eurodam is visiting a Dutch port it looks like she brings with her the weather of the many tropical destinations she sails. Just like the christening day last year in Rotterdam there were tropical temperatures during the maiden Amsterdam call….   read more of “From Eurodam at…”

Amsterdam, Beauty In Motion

Amsterdam, Beauty In Motion

[Holland America Line’s Eurodam is in Amsterdam today.] Bicyclists stream by in an endless procession along Reestraat, the narrow street that crosses a canal to pass by one side of the famed Hotel Pulitzer. From my breakfast table inside the hotel restaurant, a large window frames a scene of merry cyclists. Peering out over a…   read more of “Amsterdam, Beauty…”

Rotterdam and Rotterdam in Rotterdam (Again)

Rotterdam and Rotterdam in Rotterdam (Again)

We just never seem to get tired of photos of Rotterdam V (a hotel in the making) and Rotterdam VI in HAL’s true home port of Rotterdam. Aad Hoogesteger sent us this one that takes a novel angle on both ships.

Postcards from Warnemünde

Postcards from Warnemünde

Aboard Rotterdam Today [Saturday, June 20] we’re in Warnemunde, Germany, from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., nice weather most of the day, a little rain for a half hour. Chef Peter Koffler and his team held the barbecue in the Lido Pool area with German sausages and many delicacies, and live music by the German…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Prinsendam Departing Amsterdam

Prinsendam Departing Amsterdam

Aad Hoogesteger snapped these photos of Prinsendam departing Amsterdam June 19. The ship was beginning a 14-night Baltic cruise.