Thanks to HAL fan Peter McQueen for these fun photos of Oosterdam at Hobart, Tasmania, Feb. 10. The ship arrived during the Wooden Boat Festival, which was definitely a sight to behold. Thanks, Peter!
This is a photo from my honeymoon cruise to Alaska on Oosterdam. This was the best cruise I have ever been on and I have been on many. Thank you Holland America Line for a memorable, romantic, beautiful and absolutely majestic vacation! Tammy Polston Lithia, FL
Thanks to Mariner Eddie Bernard for sending in this great photo of Oosterdam in Sydney Harbour last month. Thanks, Eddie!
Journalist Ruth Taber was on board Oosterdam and sent in blog posts during her cruise. Enjoy! Friday – February 1, 2013 – onboard the Oosterdam – tendered off Mystery Island, Vanuatu. Yesterday’s excursion to Ekasup Cultural Village (near Port Vila) was superb. 500 villagers here continuing a traditional lifestyle going back hundreds of years. Their… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Thanks to HAL guest Leighton for taking these impressive photos of Oosterdam going under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. I have just returned from Oosterdam’s Jan. 26 cruise to the South Pacific (Pacific Treausures) and I wanted to share photos of Oosterdam clearing the Sydney Harbour Bridge with just under nine feet . Cheers! — Leighton… read more of “It’s a Close…”
Journalist Ruth Taber is on board Oosterdam and sending in blog posts during her cruise. Enjoy! Monday morning – January 28, 2013 – on board the Oosterdam – more than half way on our voyage from Sydney to New Caledonia. We’ve “enjoyed” a tropical storm that worked its way down Australia – spreading rain and… read more of “Cruise Diary: at…”
Special thanks to Oosterdam’s Security Officer Sajith Kumar S.V. for sending in these beautiful photos taken at Akaroa.
Journalist Ruth Taber currently is on board an 11-day cruise aboard Oosterdam and will be blogging throughout her voyages. Fifty-five years ago the s.s. Statendam left Hoboken, N.J. on the first “Grand World Voyage” – and fifty-five years ago today, January 26, 1958, my “best friend” and I tied the knot in NYC. What better… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”