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.
Harry Cotterill, a 17-year-old future naval architect, created a company called Dream Designs Colchester to share and showcase his drawings and passion for the cruise industry. A number of Harry’s drawings are currently displayed aboard several cruise ships including Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria, Disney Magic, Celebrity Constellation, Thomson Spirit, Norwegian Pearl, Carnival Dream and most… read more of “Oosterdam Captain…”
We are back in Puerto Vallarta for a nice long winter stay, and of course it was a pleasure to see the Oosterdam docked in port. Also Carnival Splendor was there and it was a great opportunity to take some nice photos during sunset. We hope you enjoy them too. Groeten, Ine van Dam
These photos were taken during our Evening at Le Cirque. The food was delicious! – Jocelyn Wu, HAL’s public relations special events coordinator
Enjoy these photos from our time in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. – Jocelyn Wu, HAL’s public relations special events coordinator
Here are photos from our time in Puerto Vallarta. We took the Puerto Vallarta Highlights excursion to the Old Town, walked through the cobblestone streets of the city and stopped at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe. — Jocelyn Wu, HAL’s public relations special events coordinator
Jocelyn Wu, Holland America Line’s public relations special events coordinator, recently sailed on board Oosterdam with her mother to Mexico. Here is her first Cruise Diary entry.