We got so many requests for the captain’s famous recipe, so here it is! If you make them, snap a photo and send it into the blog: email@example.com. Bon appetit! INGREDIENTS: 2 c Milk 1 c Flour 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Vanilla Sugar 4 tbsp Butter 3 Eggs 1 Green Apple – peeled, sliced,… read more of “Captain van der…”
Congratulations to Cesar and Nadiia who were married on February 10 in Honolulu, Hawaii! Both work in the Casino Department as casino supervisors on board Oosterdam. Cesar is from Ecuador and Nadiia is from Ukraine. They met on board the Carnival Triumph in 2010. He proposed by emailing a picture of himself holding up a… read more of “Oosterdam’s…”
Captain Arjen van der Loo (center) and Hotel Manager Robert Versteeg (back, ninth from left) in a group photo with the Seattle Seahawks organization that includes two Football players: #74 Offensive Guard John Moffitt and #55 Defensive Back Richard Sherman. They sail with us every year through AAA in Seattle. Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human… read more of “Seattle Seahawks…”
On February 15, Captain Arjen van der Loo treated officers on board Oosterdam to delicious Dutch pancakes. He prepared and cooked these delicious Dutch pancakes in the Lido during the officers’ dinner hours. Here are some pictures of the preparation.
Special thanks to HAL guests Ted and Pauline Moynihan for sending in these beautiful photos, taken just before their cruise on Oosterdam. On our most recent cruise, we arrived in San Diego just as the Rotterdam was departing at sunset. When we awoke the next morning, Oosterdam was in port and ready to take us… read more of “Ready to Set Sail…”
This photo was taken during our February 2012 cruise to Hawaii on the Oosterdam. Although we were handed some most terrible weather we do have this treasure to remember. — Phil Power and Carolyn Sherley, HAL guests
A team of photography instructors from the California-based Aperture Academy hosted a photography workshop aboard HAL’s Oosterdam. Aperture Academy is a Fine Art Photography Gallery and School located in the San Francisco Bay Area. We held a photography workshop aboard the Oosterdam in 2011 and loved it so much we are doing it again in… read more of “Aperture Academy…”
Special thanks to Steve J. Garrod, HAL employee and webmaster for www.shipcafe.net, for sending in these beautiful photos of Oosterdam sailing from San Diego.