Enjoy these photos from Statendam’s visit to the Panama Canal.
Category: Panama Canal
Dear Readers, back again on the lovely m.s. Amsterdam and our World Cruise. Not an auspicious start for me, personally, for within 2 days of commencing our epic voyage, I have been struck with what appears to be, flu. I am fortunate enough to have a great Bridge team and my ‘lack of enthusiasm’ was… read more of “Captain’s…”
We invited our Facebook fans to share with us their “favorite HAL Ship of 2012.” Here are some of the stunning entries. Thanks to all for sharing! These pictures are from our 2011 cruise on the Eurodam. This year it was the Statendam through the Panama Canal. Early in 2014 it is Hawaii; already booked…. read more of “Facebook Fans Share…”
I sailed aboard ms Zuiderdam in November 2012, from Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas, Aruba, Curacao, Costa Rica and Panama. I had such a wonderful experience and the crew was fantastic, especially the pool attendants. These guys really know how to treat people with such great hospitality. Special recognition to Nestor Duran Jr., Sarkadi, Irman… read more of “Kudos to…”
Here is a montage of five Panama Canal Sunfarer Voyage shore excursions. The footage was recorded in 2012 on Zuiderdam on the shore excursions offered at the ports Half Moon Cay, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, and Panama. — Bryan Ringos Half Moon Cay: Stingray Adventure Bonaire: Two-Site Snorkeling Gatun Lake Panama: Monkey Watch Aruba: Sailing &… read more of “Video: Shore…”
Ryndam recently participated in humanitarian efforts in Livingston, Guatemala, when a group of guests, along with myself, traveled to a small school to provide supplies, gifts, and candy to the local children in this fishing village. Tom Hand is Ryndam’s human resources manager.
Thanks to HAL guests John and Jacqui Jones for sending in these great photos from their cruise aboard Westerdam. Happy memories of a remarkable cruise. — John & Jacqui Jones
On November 2nd, six crew members and 13 guests from Statendam joined together in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, to participate in the Tikal, Maya City of Voices tour. The tour takes eight-and-a-half-hours and involves two flights, but it is well worth it. It was an amazing experience that we would all recommend to anyone that wants… read more of “Tikal, Maya City of…”