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Zuiderdam’s Sail Away from Vancouver

Zuiderdam’s Sail Away from Vancouver

Special thanks to Peter Hoogenkamp for submitting this photo of Zuiderdam departing from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Exploring Lunenberg, Nova Scotia

Exploring Lunenberg, Nova Scotia

Lunenberg is billed as the prettiest town in Nova Scotia. It is indeed an artist’s palette of colors, Benjamin Moore would be proud. It’s a fishing town, of course, that used to be a boat building town, however the only boat being built now is a replica of the Bluenose, a sailing schooner. Once finished,…   read more of “Exploring…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Pretty in Pink

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Pretty in Pink

This pink home in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, is said to be haunted but it is presently inhabited by folks who say that periodically they can hear music being played. Joanne Gardner Future Cruise Consultant ms Maasdam

Zuiderdam Hosts Vancouver Symphony Fundraising Luncheon

Zuiderdam Hosts Vancouver Symphony Fundraising Luncheon

On June 16, ms Zuiderdam hosted a fundraising luncheon for the renowned Vancouver Symphony. More than 200 guests enjoyed the performance by Maestro Bramwell Tovey, and everyone raved about the luncheon and the ship’s staff. Lori Janson Community Relations, Vancouver, BC Holland America Line

Kayaking in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Kayaking in Halifax, Nova Scotia

With great trepidation about the weather, eight of us set out to go sea kayaking in Halifax. It’s about a 45 minute ride to the outfitter’s through the delightful countryside. Despite the chill and lack of sun we arrived to find glass-smooth water awaiting us. The clarity of the water was amazing as you can…   read more of “Kayaking in…”

Maine Lobster Feast

Maine Lobster Feast

Thanks to HAL guest Ed Vellis for sending in this great photo taken in Bar Harbor. Everyone loves lobster, especially in Bar Harbor, Maine! — Ed Vellis