Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his calls at Corfu, Greece, and Dubrovnik and Split, Croatia. Arrived on such a fab day as we continue to travel the Med Sea, we now… read more of “Photo Diary: Greece…”
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his calls at Livorno (Florence), Corsica and Naples.
Let’s toast to beautiful creations and scenery! Thanks to Paul and Joan Mentz for sending in this captivating photo and post. This picture was taken from our balcony during our January 2013 cruise on ms Noordam off the coast of St. Lucia (the Pitons). It captures what my husband and I call a “champagne moment.” It’s… read more of “A Champagne…”
Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. It is well known that one of the signatures of Holland America Line is the amazing artwork collections aboard each ship. The collections average an astonishing $2 million per vessel. Antiques and commissioned artwork are strategically placed in various foyers and lounges from… read more of “Special Artwork: ss…”
On March 30, Noordam’s Deck Storekeeper Mardi Sani Thalib received an award for 35 years of service during our 140th anniversary celebration. This was a very special event for Mardi, as he will be retiring from Holland America Line at the end of April.
Here is a view from top of the cable car ride in St. Thomas. Noordam is in the middle of Carnival and Disney ships. Joanne Gardner is Noordam’s future cruise consultant.
Here are some photos of Nordam with my new wide-angle lens.
Enjoy these two photos that I took while ashore in the Caribbean.