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Cruise Diary: Mysterious, Mystical Easter Island

Cruise Diary: Mysterious, Mystical Easter Island

Day 37 – Feb. 11: Remote, exotic, mysterious, mystical, Easter Island is also known as Isla de Pascua – meaning Easter Island in Spanish, as it was annexed by Chile – and as Rapa Nui in its Polynesian culture. It is, well, a holy grail type of place among the world’s most experienced travelers. This…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Moorea

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Moorea

Moorea has to be one of the prettiest places on earth. Just looking at this photo, I am sure you will agree. Everyone should visit the South Pacific at least once in their life to see what paradise looks like. Yono Sudarto Controller ms Rotterdam

Volendam Crew Sport New Soccer Uniforms in Lautoka, Fiji

Volendam Crew Sport New Soccer Uniforms in  Lautoka, Fiji

Here is a photo of the Volendam soccer team lining up before playing a game in Lautoka, Fiji, last month. The extreme heat and humidity did not hamper their love of the “beautiful game.” Our culinary team headed by Culinary Operations Manager Marc Spijkerboer and Assistant Culinary Operations Manager Joko Prasetiyo sourced new soccer uniforms…   read more of “Volendam Crew Sport…”

Moorea Island: Jewel of the South Pacific

Moorea Island: Jewel of the South Pacific

Moorea Island is the jewel of the South Pacific among the French Polynesian Islands. The climate, although very hot, was dry with a clear blue sky reflecting the multi colors of the crystal clear sea water surrounding the island. I walked for 15 minutes from Cook’s Bay to the Moorea Pearl Resort along the coast…   read more of “Moorea Island:…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

Gorgeous water. Gorgeous skies. Gorgeous scenery. Ile des Pins is paradise on earth, so be sure to visit this heavenly island. Joanne Gardner Future Cruise Consultant ms Amsterdam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ile des Pines

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ile des Pines

This photo was taken in Ile des Pins. The colors on this island are so vibrant, and the scenery is magnificent. A true paradise. Kees Streuding Hotel Manager ms Zaandam

A Day at Ile des Pins

A Day at Ile des Pins

The Amsterdam has been in the South Pacific. Recently we visited Ile des Pins, Isle of Pines, a truly authentic South Pacific island. The weather was perfect, the sky a gorgeous blue, the beaches a soft white sand and the water many shades of blue. It was a fabulous day to kick back and chill…   read more of “A Day at Ile des…”