Guest Carol Blue sent us this note and great photo from her recent cruise on Oosterdam. This is how we spent time on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, with the Oosterdam in the background. That’s me, my husband and a friend on the floating mats. I think the entire island, and not just the bar, should… read more of “Postcard from Half…”
Captain Jeroen Baijens sent us this note and photo from the plaque ceremony aboard Oosterdam in Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica. We held a plaque ceremony in Puerto Caldera on the 11th of November. It was not the first port call of the Oosterdam there, but it was the first call after the change of the… read more of “Oosterdam’s…”
Susan Birdwell sent us this photo of Statendam and Oosterdam, both docked at Ketchikan, Alaska.
Joanne Taylor sent us this note and beautiful photo from her recent Mexican cruise on Oosterdam. The Oosterdam was an amazing ship. The cruise was so great we’ve done it twice now! Brian and Joanne Taylor If you have a special memory from a holland America cruise, share it with us.
Ine van Dam, a Holland America Line Facebook fan, sent us these great photos featuring two of her favorite HAL ports of call. If you have a favorite port-of-call photo from a Holland America cruise, share it with us.
The Oosterdam visited Alicante, Spain for the first time on October 19th, as the first port of call during the European Serenade cruise, cruising from Europe across the Atlantic to the U.S . Left to right: Hotel Manager, Marcella Himmelreich; Port Agent, Luis Lopez Paster; Chief of Staff of the Port Authorities Pablo Lahoz de… read more of “Captain’s…”
We received the following note and photos from Aad Hoogesteger, a regular contributor to the blog: Last Friday Nicoline and I went to Barcelona, Spain, to “recharge our batteries” and see the cruises at port. These are a few pictures of the Oosterdam on Friday, October 16th; Saturday, October 17th; Sunday, October 18th and a… read more of “Oosterdam and…”
On September 25, 2009, the Oosterdam made its final call of the season in Monte Carlo, Monaco. September 25 was also the day before last of the International Boat Show, featuring yachts of all sizes, in and outside of the harbor. To accommodate all those yachts, many of the regular yachts had been moved outside… read more of “Captain’s…”