Here are some photos of Maasdam at Curaçao. Star Flyer, a tall ship from the Star Clippers fleet, was departing while we were there so I snapped a photo of their ship as well.
It’s taken me three attempts to get on the Barbados in Focus excursion and I finally made it, thanks to our wonderful shore excursion team. Thirty-one of us headed across the island with local photographer, Ronnie Carrington, who took us through 5 parishes of Barbados searching for photo ops. He was a wealth of information… read more of “Barbados In Focus…”
Here are some pictures I was able to get of Maasdam at Half Moon Cay on March 11. Enjoy! Aad Hoogesteger is a cruise ship aficionado and regular contributor to the Holland America Blog.
Recently we went on a cruise aboard Maasdam. Here are some pictures of Statendam, which we saw, in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.
In early March, a husband and wife traveling aboard Maasdam wanted to participate in the Samur Sail and Beach Adventure when the ship docked at the island of Bonaire. This exotic excursion includes a trip aboard the Samur, an authentic Siamese junk, to a beach on the uninhabited island of Klein Bonaire. The husband is… read more of “Bonaire Excursion…”
One of the most chic islands in the Caribbean is French, of course. St Barts is a small arid island with beautiful beaches and wonderful cafes, restaurants and boutiques for very fashionable merchandise. It is also a huge draw for the yachting community with MAJOR boats in the harbor of Gustavia. I decided to see… read more of “Joanne’s…”
Our private island consistently is voted the best private island among the cruise lines. Most of us, myself included, are so enamored with the water we forget there are lots of other things to look at. This stop I took the trail and photographed the different shapes and colors of the island. Next time I… read more of “Capturing the…”