My husband and I have just returned from a magnificent cruise aboard the Eurodam. We have been on 31 cruises, 16 of which were on Holland America. All our cruises on board Holland America ships have been great, but this one was exceptional. The Eurodam is a very beautiful ship, the service on board magnificent…. read more of “A Note from Eurodam…”
In a rare sighting, three of Holland America Line’s ships were alongside together at San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan. 2, 2008, making for a wonderful photo opportunity. From left: Zuiderdam, Noordam and Westerdam.
We received this heartwarming post from a guest, and we’re thrilled that the blog sparked her idea to make donations to locals in Guatemala. My family and I just returned from an excellent cruise on the Veendam! I would like to share a little about one of the highlights: In February, I read a blog… read more of “Doing Good in…”
Jocelyn Wu from Holland America Line’s public relations department currently is sailing aboard Maasdam. She sent us this beautiful photo from St. Thomas taken at the top of Paradise Point looking out to the pier. The ms Noordam also was at St. Thomas.
Please find with our compliments a few pictures of the fantastic cruise on Zuiderdam. Hope you can use them for the blog. With regards, Yvon and Cornelis Kloppenburg The Netherlands Enjoying the pool and sunshine on a sea day on Zuiderdam.
We visited a port in the Caribbean that we have not visited before. We have never been to the Dominican Republic and were very anxious to see what we had heard was a beautiful area. We had not been misled. It was very beautiful and we really had a good time. Since we had to… read more of “Postcards from the…”
Yesterday we had the perfect day at Half Moon Cay. Beautiful weather, light winds, very small waves. We decided to drop two anchors in what is called a “running moor” or in Dutch “Vertuid ten anker.” Normally the ship tends to swing behind one anchor and so we use the propellers to keep a steady… read more of “Captain’s…”
The Maasdam just had a dry-dock, and one of the things on the list was refurbishment of the teak decks. The only remaining space was the bow, namely Deck 7 forward. This one can never be done during the dry-dock period, as this deck is always filled with containers and garbage skips. The superintendent therefore… read more of “Tweaking the Teak…”