In Cabo San Lucas, we signed up for the semi-subs shore excursion. It was a perfect tour for the kids. See fish without getting wet. The yellow semi-sub has glass windows in the lower section of the boat and the kids loved seeing all the fish swimming around.
Recently, ms Oosterdam sailed on her last voyage for the spring 2010 Mexico season into the Gulf of California, previously known as the Sea of Cortez. She was for the first time in Loreto and Topolobampo, Mexico. During the inaugural calls, a plaque ceremony was held in the Crow’s Nest on board the ship. The… read more of “Captain’s…”
More about my family vacation aboard ms Oosterdam in Mexico … Since we brought our two kids with us, we really wanted to find a place for them to play on the beach and swim. In Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, we headed out to find a resort that would allow us to use their facilities… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Recently I cashed in on a Holland America Line employee benefit and took my family on a week-long cruise to Mexico. I’ll share a few photos on the blog this week, but be warned, I took my kids and will focus on what it was like to cruise with a five-year-old daughter and a three-year-old… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Oosterdam recently honored Barman William B. Lee with a 25 Years of Service pin and Assistant Housekeeper Cipto Adhi with a 30 Years of Service ring. AnneMarie is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.
I was honored to meet with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., the son of the late Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy, and his sons when they sailed on board the Oosterdam during a Mexican Riviera cruise. The woman on the right is the famous MSNBC reporter Lizz Winstead. Captain Arjen C. van der Loo is Oosterdam’s master.
Captain Arjen C. van der Loo is ms Oosterdam’s master.
2010 Seahawks Cruise — Mexican Riviera Day 6 A seven-day cruise goes by so quickly. Here we are in Cabo San Lucas, our last port of call, on day six. The sun is out, it’s warm, but not yet hot, and we’re looking forward to a few hours on shore a little later in the… read more of “2010 Seahawks…”