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HAL’s ‘Memorable Crossings’ Story Writing Contest

HAL’s ‘Memorable Crossings’ Story Writing Contest

Holland America Line is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its evolution from a traditional trans-Atlantic crossing company to one dedicated to premium vacation cruising with a “Memorable Crossings” story writing contest. The line is looking for moving and memorable tales that center around a Holland America Line trans-Atlantic crossing. Entrants are encouraged to submit first-hand…   read more of “HAL’s…”

Captain’s Log: Avoiding Rough Seas

Captain’s Log: Avoiding Rough Seas

Captain Jonathan Mercer I’m feeling somewhat guilty, all those great photos on the blog and little from me. I have something of an excuse though, days at sea on our crossing were not without their challenges. Even before leaving Lisbon it became apparent that the shortest Great Circle route to the Bahamas was going to…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Two for the Price of One

Two for the Price of One

We had a wonderful trans-Atlantic cruise from Amsterdam to New York City on the beautiful Eurodam. On Sunday the 22th of August we “met” the Westerdam at South Queensferry, Scotland. Here are some photos of the Westerdam taken from the bow of the Eurodam. Herman and Rachel The Netherlands

Video: Tales From a Prinsendam Vacation

HAL Mariner Fred Claessen shared with us a video of his Prinsendam vacation from Fort Lauderdale to Amsterdam. Enjoy! Dear friends, Just added the video from our last cruise on the ms Prinsendam. Beste Albert bekijk deze in September wanneer je weer thuis bent, erg jammer dat ik je weer niet getroffen heb. With kind…   read more of “Video: Tales From a…”

A Trans-Atlantic Crossing Aboard Prinsendam

Dear Friends, Just back from a cruise on ms Prinsendam. I uploaded the trans-Atlantic crossing video on YouTube. With kind regards, Vriendelijk gegroet, Fred Claessen

Exquisite Private Captain’s Dinner

Diane and Frank are currently aboard Eurodam sailing trans-Atlantic from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy. The captain and guest relations manager invited Frank, myself, and nine other guests, most of whom are in the travel industry, to a private cocktail party and dinner. Printed cards displayed our seating arrangement. We feasted on lobster…   read more of “Exquisite Private…”

Rotterdam’s Dessert Extravaganza

Rotterdam’s Dessert Extravaganza

Nicoline and I were on board of the wonderful ms Rotterdam from New York City to Rotterdam. Here are a few pictures I took of the dessert extravaganza on May 27. Aad Hoogesteger