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Zuiderdam Postcards from the Panama Canal

Zuiderdam Postcards from the Panama Canal

Special thanks to Sara Morrison, HAL’s Coordinator of Onboard Sales, for sharing this post from her Zuiderdam cruise. Before going on vacation I studied up on the history of the Panama Canal and how it was made. As a result of my homework, I eagerly anticipated our partial transit of the Panama Canal all week….   read more of “Zuiderdam Postcards…”

A Visit to the Embera Village: Part 2

A Visit to the Embera Village: Part 2

Thanks to Sara Morrison, Holland America Line’s coordinator of onboard sales, for sharing these fabulous photos from her visit to the native Embera Indian Village during her recent cruise aboard Zuiderdam.

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Farewell Panama, Hello Alaska

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Farewell Panama, Hello Alaska

Yesterday was our last transit through the Panama Canal, as we are heading up north to the beautiful areas of Alaska. Farewell Panama, Hello Alaska! Bert van Mackelenbergh Hotel Manager ms Statendam

A Visit to the Embera Village: Part 1

A Visit to the Embera Village: Part 1

Thanks to Sara Morrison, Holland America Line’s coordinator of onboard sales, who recently sailed and sent in this fabulous post and beautiful photos. Stay tuned for more posts from Sara about her incredible adventure! I recently took a cruise that ventured into the Panama Canal and I had the great privilege and honor of visiting…   read more of “A Visit to the…”

Natural Beauty Found Along the Panama Canal

Natural Beauty Found Along the Panama Canal

These are a few shots I took as the Rotterdam made her way through the Panama canal on her way to Fort Lauderdale and then onto Europe. This was the last day the Rotterdam will be in the Pacific Ocean for a while. We have had some great cruises to the South Seas and South…   read more of “Natural Beauty…”

Were You on This 1992 Noordam Cruise?

Were You on This 1992 Noordam Cruise?

We received a very interesting story from some longtime HAL guests and we would all like to find out more! If you were on the 1992 Holland America Line 21-day repositioning cruise on Noordam, from New York to Vancouver BC, through the Panama Canal, do you remember this? On the night we were leaving the…   read more of “Were You on This…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Puerto Limon

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Puerto Limon

Welcome to the jungle! Myself and Alina Faustman, Youth Staff, were fortunate enough to enjoy the “Jungle Kayaking Adventure” in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. We were surrounded by the rich flora and fauna, birds, howler monkeys and a sloth! The colors are so vibrant and the sounds of the jungle … AMAZING! Diana Anglos Librarian…   read more of “Explorer’s…”