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Noordam

Noordam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,924
Crew Members:
800
Gross Tonnage:
82,318 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
February 2006
Godmother:
Actress Marlee Matlin

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Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Journalist Lou Freed and her husband Jim (who took the photos) are sailing the Mediterranean on Noordam’s Roman Empire Cruise. Enjoy! Dubrovnik, once called the Republic of Ragusa, has a rich and varied history as seen from the architecture of homes and churches in town. The Pile Gate is the main entrance to the old…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Recent Posts

Cruise Diary: Culinary Arts Center

Cruise Diary: Culinary Arts Center

Here’s another great post from Journalist Lou Freed and her husband Jim (who took the photos). Enjoy! Culinary Arts Center This section on the Noordam is a feature we’ve not experienced on other cruises. Equipped with a closed circuit TV and a state of the art preparation center, it is a perfect setting for culinary…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Culinary Delights Aboard Noordam – Part 1

Cruise Diary: Culinary Delights Aboard Noordam – Part 1

Journalist Lou Freed and her husband Jim (who took the photos) are sailing the Mediterranean on Noordam’s Roman Empire Cruise. During their time on board the pair have had the pleasure of experiencing all the culinary delights on board, including a kitchen tour, Cellar Master’s Dinner, Culinary Arts Center and everything in-between. They chronicled their…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Santorini and Athens

Cruise Diary: Santorini and Athens

Santorini, Greece Where do I start? This is the most beautiful of the ports, in our opinion. A beautiful and dramatic island. The ship docks in front of a volcano. This is the only port where we were tendered in by local tenders. Our options for ascending the 1000 foot cliff to the main town,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Corfu, Greece

Cruise Diary: Corfu, Greece

On June 13 we took the Paleokastritsa & Corfu tour. In Paleokastrista there is a monastery of the Virgin Mary with only six monks living there and an Ionian style basilica. This resort town has beautiful beaches and views of the surrounding mountains. All over the area is a profusion of trees and bushes with…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Katakolon, Greece

Cruise Diary: Katakolon, Greece

While in Katakolon, Greece, we went on the Ancient Olympia & Museum excursion. We had a very nice drive to the Olympic site where we got a good view of the countryside and passed through the old and quaint village. The ruins at the Olympic site were much more impressive than we thought they would…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Janet Bell is currently cruising the Mediterranean on board Noordam. She will be updating us throughout her voyage. Early this morning, we sat on our balconies, enjoying our breakfast and taking in the awesome approach to Dubrovnik. The colorful hills are full of flowers and we spotted a man herding his goats along the steep…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”