Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte exchanged vows on board Oosterdam March 7. Nancy will continue to update us on their wedding at sea and festivities throughout their voyage. Chuck and I tied the knot March 7 at 5:24 p.m., while at sea, coordinates 22, 32.6 degrees north; 10, 25.9 degrees west, in the Crow’s Nest… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
For a family-friendly shore excursion in Puerto Vallarta, the nearly seven-hour Las Caletas Hideaway excursion is idyllic. A 45-minute catamaran ride with breakfast treats, crew entertainment and the occasional pause for whale sightings brings guests to a secluded beach haven offering activities for all ages. With lounge chairs and a few beach toys, younger kids… read more of “A Family-Fun…”
Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte exchanged vows on board the Oosterdam on March 7th. Nancy will be updating us on their wedding at sea and festivities throughout their voyage. Goodbye to the long winter; hello Mexican Riviera! Our wedding party is on board and loving the glassy seas our ms Oosterdam is churning. It has… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte will be exchanging vows on board the Oosterdam on March 7th. Nancy will be updating us on their wedding at sea throughout their voyage. Exchanging vows on a ship is like getting married in a friendly small town but with all the amenities of a big city. After watching two… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte will be exchanging vows on board Oosterdam’s March 5 cruise to Mexico. Nancy will be updating us on their wedding at sea throughout their voyage. Congratulations to the happy couple! Who could predict such a happy ending to a love story? It took decades, but my childhood sweetheart and I… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
The below was entered into Holland America Line’s trans-Atlantic essay contest. For details on how to enter, click HERE. The following account is a transatlantic crossing on March 14, 2009, aboard the Holland America Line ms Oosterdam from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. to Rome, Italy. Smile, yes I am smiling while I write this. My wife… read more of “Essay Contest…”
During the Oosterdam’s call to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico the Crew spent their afternoon swimming and kissing dolphins on the Dolphin Encounter excursion. Everyone had a great time and I think Brian, our safety, environmental and health officer, found a new playmate.
Lauraine Edir had such wonderful time with her family on Oosterdam that she took the time to write to us and send a few pictures of her experience. Thanks for sharing! Dear HAL! Our family took a week cruise to Mexico on the Oosterdam last October, and just had the BEST time! Istvan in the… read more of “Living the Good…”