Goodbye Panama. The last time through the locks. It’s time to say goodbye as I’m heading on vacation. It has been a great pleasure to sail on the Statendam this season. I really would like to thank the crew for their dedication. The endless hours of work they put into this ship, yet always with… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
Category: Panama Canal
Here are some of the beautiful faces I encountered on my recently completed Panama Canal cruise on ms Statendam. Dan Moynihan Regina. Sask. Canada
Here are more photos from the Statendam’s transit of the Panama Canal.
A Global Day of Giving is what the Statendam guests and crew celebrated during their two week Panama Canal cruise. A variety of activities were held throughout those two weeks leading up to the big 10.10.10 Pool Party Celebration. Guests donated their spare change as they returned from port each day along with gently used… read more of “Statendam…”
When you speak with guests on board Statendam they all agree on one thing: they have chosen this cruise because of its itinerary and the full passage of the Panama Canal. Yvon and I feel the same way. Today we will witness the spectacle that we believe everyone should see at least once in their… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Here are photos from our recent port call at Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala.
Ruby Turner was sailing on board Ryndam and this cruise diary is from the end of her voyage. Yes, it is possible. Three weeks on ms Ryndam’s Panama Cruise and my returning home picture shows all the luggage I needed. My one carry-on luggage piece plus an over-the-shoulder bag carried enough clothing for five formal… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Today we are anchored at Fuerte Amador, Panama. We are going ashore by tender because the ship is anchored. It is always nice to have one or two tender rides during a cruise. There are always enough officers and crew at the gangway keeping an eye on a safe operation and helping the guests on… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”