HAL guest Sharon Wilhelm is currently sailing on Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage. While aboard the ship she will chronicle her cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! At Sea, Days 2 – 9 September 22 – 30, 2012 There was an interesting itinerary schedule entry due to us crossing the International… read more of “Cruise Diary: At…”
Thanks to Robert and Dolores New for sending in this great photo and post from their recent cruise to Alaska with Amsterdam. When Dolores and I went on an Alaska cruise on Amsterdam this summer, I saw these two little birds on a branch near the Mendenhall Glacier out of Juneau. The weather was cool… read more of “Taking in the…”
Special thanks to Amsterdam’s Dining Room Manager Pras for sharing these photos from the ship’s “Black and Silver Ball.” Enjoy!
Special thanks to Pras, Amsterdam’s Dining Room Manager, for sending in these great photos from the Captain’s Welcome Dinner and the Royal Dutch Tea, which took place on board the beautiful Amsterdam.
HAL guest Sharon Wilhelm recently embarked on Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage departing from Seattle. While on board the ship she will chronicle her cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy the first entry! Several days prior to the day of departure our packed luggage was picked up by Federal Express and… read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 1…”
The Statue of Christ in Lisbon is a smaller replica of the Christ the Redeemer monument on Corcovado in Rio de Janiero. It’s quite impressive when we pass it as we sail along the Tagus River. Jonathan Bailey SEH Officer ms Amsterdam
Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. Holland America Line’s flagship the ms Amsterdam set sail from Seattle Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, for her 75-day Grand Asia and Australia Voyage. This circle navigation of the Pacific Rim will showcase the people and cultures of Russia, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Singapore,… read more of “Amsterdam’s…”
Aboard Amsterdam we had the pleasure of celebrating the milestones of some of our very hard working crew members. These pictures are from our September Service Awards and retirement celebration for Boatswain Aris who received his 40-year service award.