Here are some photos from Lisbon, Portugal. On the main street there are some live statues, just like on Las Ramblas in Barcelona but this guy is special – he is hanging in the air! Also, he is in the Guinness Book of record for standing motionless for 15 hours, two minutes and 55 seconds.
Here are the photos of Ryndam at Funchal, Madeira, from Aad Hoogesteger, HAL blog fan and frequent contributor. He saw the ship while in Funchal on vacation.
Our wonderful Hotel Manager Simon De Boer came up with a brilliant idea to have newsletters such as Indonesian, Filipino news in both English and their native languages as well as various international newsletters available in the digital format. Four Nooks were installed in the crew mess room and four more are planned to be… read more of “New Nooks for…”
Last week we stayed in Funchal, Madeira. We saw three HAL ships – Amsterdam, Eurodam and Ryndam. I’ll start with Amsterdam, April 20, 2012. — Aad Hoogesteger
Special thanks to Ryndam’s Human Resources Clerk Ray for submitting these photos from a recent crew tour at Mont St. Michel and a visit to London.
The futsal tournament was held on-board the Ryndam. Crew members from the house keeping, laundry, entertainment, shops, dining room, engine and deck departments made up the eleven teams who participated in the tournament. A team of sailors were declared the winners and received a prize to congratulate them on their victory. Kateryna Bannikova is Ryndam’s… read more of “Ryndam’s…”
The pictures below were taken when we had the opportunity to visit Le Mont St. Michel in St. Malo, France during our stay there. It’s Brittany’s most famous landmark and a masterpiece of nature and art. We traveled one hour each way and the scenery was breathtaking. When we got there, we walked through the… read more of “Le Mont Saint…”
The season has started again in Rotterdam. Here are some pictures I took. Enjoy. – Aad Hoogesteger