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If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Nassau

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Nassau

Guest Gilles Leblanc sent us this fun post about how he and his family mark the days of the week in photos while on a cruise. The photos were taken on two back-to-back seven-day eastern and southern Caribbean cruises during the holidays on board Statendam. One thing that I have noticed while sailing is the…   read more of “If It’s…”

Captain’s Log: Feb. 22, Curaçao

Captain’s Log: Feb. 22, Curaçao

Aboard Zuiderdam Yesterday we were in Curaçao again, this time we docked outside the channel at the Megapier, which was built to accommodate more ships in Curaçao while keeping the channel to the “Schottegat” open. The “Schottegat” is the internal lagoon area of Curaçao that harbors a lot of shipping facilities. If the Zuiderdam would…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Postcard from Freeport

Postcard from Freeport

This entry was submitted by Maasdam 2nd Engineer Harm-Jan Bruil. From left: Andrei Rusu, 4th engineer; Dennis Wanders, cadet; Wouter Levij, marof-A* and Harm-Jan Bruil, 2nd engineer — all showing that after a lot of work there is some time to enjoy the view. Maasdam’s engine department recently had an interesting and busy drydock in…   read more of “Postcard from…”

Postcards from St. Croix

Postcards from St. Croix

Eurodam called at St. Croix last week. We visited another port in the Caribbean that we have not visited before. St. Croix is another beautiful Caribbean island that we had always wanted to visit, and it didn’t disappoint us. We had a raft drill at 10:30 a.m., so we couldn’t take a tour. We debarked…   read more of “Postcards from St….”

Captain’s Log: Feb. 4, St. Croix

Captain’s Log: Feb. 4, St. Croix

Aboard Eurodam As you may have read, Pam went diving last week in Dominica. Unfortunately, I could not join her as the ship was at anchor and I needed to stay on board. This week, however, the Eurodam is chartered and our itinerary brought us to an unusual destination with excellent dive opportunities! Yesterday we…   read more of “Captain’s…”