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Postcard from San Juan

Postcard from San Juan

Here’s my pic of the Eurodam all lit up in San Juan … we had a great cruise … thanks to all for making this a vacation of a lifetime … and our 30th anniversary a special time. — Bob and Diane Cronk.

Postcards from Uruguay (Via Grand Turk)

Postcards from Uruguay (Via Grand Turk)

Dear Holland America, Here are some pictures taken by Uruguayan people. We enjoyed the cruise so much and we hope to see you again as soon as possible. Family Alves and family Estevez

Westerdam Participates in Dutch Navy Exercise

Westerdam Participates in Dutch Navy Exercise

Recently, ms Westerdam acted as sparring partner in an exercise involving the Dutch Navy frigate Hr.Ms. Van Amstel off of Sint Maarten. The frigate presently is deployed in “the West,” acting in counter drugs and coast guard operations in waters around Dutch islands Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint Eustatius. Right after Westerdam left the port…   read more of “Westerdam…”

Captain’s Log: Cuban Air Patrol

Captain’s Log: Cuban Air Patrol

Aboard Zuiderdam Today as we rounded the west point of Cuba we were inspected by the local air patrol unit. After a thorough inspection of the portside bridge wing console we were escorted in the direction of Fort Lauderdale. I do believe Castro is getting a little hawkish. I shot the picture above. The two…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Postcard from Half Moon Cay

Postcard from Half Moon Cay

Here is the Westerdam anchored at Half Moon Cay. Captain Harris thought I photoshopped this pictured I shot of his baby, but it was really this pretty today. Blue sky, blue sea, blue hull. A perfect trifecta.

Do You See What I See?

Do You See What I See?

Helmet cameras are now available for rent at Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s private island in the Bahamas. The cameras are very lightweight, waterproof and can be mounted on any hat, visor, bike helmet or snorkel mask. It is a hands-free camera and records up to 90 minutes of “what you see” DVD-quality footage….   read more of “Do You See What I…”

Tiziano: Best-Dressed 2-Year-Old in the Fleet

Tiziano: Best-Dressed 2-Year-Old in the Fleet

We received this post and photo from Marco van Belleghem, hotel manager on ms Westerdam. The tailors on the Westerdam made this beautiful formal outfit for my son Tiziano. Having only just celebrated his second birthday, he has been sailing on board the Noordam since the end of November and on board the Westerdam since…   read more of “Tiziano:…”