While in Cadiz, Spain, and knowing that it is so close to “Jerez de la Frontera” the wine attendants of the ms Noordam, under the guidance of Noordam’s Beverage Manager Hans Becker, had the amazing opportunity to visit one of the best sherry makers in the world, Bodega Gonzalez Byass, makers of Tio Pepe. Internationally… read more of “Noordam’s…”
HAL guest Sergio Ferreira shared with us these great photos of Noordam at Dubrovnik, Croatia.
HAL guest Sergio Ferreira shared with us this note and photos of Noordam at Funchal, Madeira. Thanks Sergio! Last year I sailed on Noordam throughout the Greek Islands and I must say that I love this ship! These two pictures were taken in my town of Funchal, Madeira. I hope you all enjoy them. Best… read more of “Postcards from…”
While at port in Oranjested, Aruba, Maasdam and Noordam crew members decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and face-off in a game of basketball. From the first jump-ball and through all the technical and personal fouls called, the score went back and forth between these two sister ships. Tensions were high and the… read more of “Noordam v. Maasdam…”
Day one of a three-day, side-by-side port event. The day was sunny and everything you could want from a Caribbean paradise when the ms Maasdam and ms Noordam faced each other across the lines with only a piece of rope to uphold their honor. It was a wonderful time to get together with friends on… read more of “Maasdam and Noordam…”
Chef Troy and Chef Ricardo put together a special pasta fiesta for the Noordam crew. The crew were able to create their own pasta dish from a vast variety of ingredients: shrimp, mushrooms, peppers, olives, exotic herbs and many more. It was a unique experience for the Noordam crew. They are all looking forward for… read more of “Noordam’s…”
Here are some pictures from the Noordam, during our cruise from 25 March to 4 April, 2010. Captain John Scott gave us an excellent cruise. One of them is at Grand Turk. Really a postcard. Greetings, Ruud van Deventer Netherlands
On March 26 the Noordam and Eurodam visited Half Moon Cay. All together 4,000 passengers visited the private island of Holland America Line. However the beaches were not overcrowded and everybody was able to find a beehive chair. Only around lunchtime it was overcrowded at the Food Pavillion and it was hard to find a… read more of “Diary from a Recent…”