Sunday, May 17, and we are in St. Petersburg, Russia. We had been waiting for this port ever since we started across the Atlantic back in April. Now here we are and it didn’t disappoint us. As we usually do, we hired a taxi and took a tour of this beautiful city. The city really… read more of “Postcards from St….”
Man, all you have to is have a Holland America Line ship call at Rotterdam and it really brings out the creativity of our Dutch friends in the capital city. Aad Hoogesteger sent us these two interesting photos: And long-time reader and contributor Ben van Zeijl sent us this video he made of Eurodam’s arrival… read more of “Dutch Treats:…”
In a follow-up to his earlier post, maritime historian and frequent Holland America Line cruiser Bert Lamers also caught Eurodam departing Rotterdam this evening.
Aboard Eurodam. We sailed into La Havre, France, Saturday morning. Shirley and I had to choose between two things we could do: there was a crew shuttle to Paris or we could hire a taxi and do a tour of our own. Since we had spent four days in Paris last year we decided to… read more of “Postcards from Le…”
Maritime historian and regular Holland America Line cruiser Bert Lamers sent us this post about Eurodam’s arrival at Rotterdam this morning, along with some nice photos. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 11, 2009. On her way to Copenhagen, the Eurodam visited today her home port of Rotterdam. Early in the morning at 06.50 hours, the cruise… read more of “Eurodam Called at…”
Almost a year after her naming by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, the Eurodam was back in her home port of Rotterdam. As part of her trans-Atlantic crossing from the U.S. to Europe the Eurodam made a call in Rotterdam on her way to Copenhagen. To the right of the ship you can see the… read more of “Eurodam Returned to…”
Aboard Eurodam. We are in Lisbon, Portugal. We sailed in around 2 p.m. and had a beautiful sail-in. The sky was blue and the water was blue. Temperature about 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Shirley and I headed for the bow so we could see the city of Lisbon come into view. Take a look at the… read more of “Postcards from…”
Eurodam called at Ponta Delgada in the Azores last Saturday near the end of its trans-Atlantic crossing. So, here we are in the Azores. Ponta Delgada is our first stop. We had a fantastic Atlantic crossing. The seas were calm for all six days and the weather was beautiful. It just couldn’t have been better…. read more of “Postcards from the…”