The Ryndam visited her home port this morning. She was the first cruise ship this year to visit Rotterdam. – Hans Janssen, HABlog contributor living in Rotterdam
Today, April 16, Rotterdam’s cruise season started with the arrival of the ms Ryndam. In total, Rotterdam will welcome 27 cruise ships this year. The ms Rotterdam will visit 19 times and ms Ryndam will visit twice. As we all know the ms Rotterdam will be home-based in Rotterdam starting May 2. After her two… read more of “Ryndam Arrives at…”
During our stay at Mahogany Bay in Roatan, Honduras, we thought it will be fun to do something different. So we ended up kayaking! We rented three kayaks and went off. At the end of the route there is a private beach where we all dipped in for a while. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience…. read more of “Ryndam Crew Kayak…”
Thanks to Will Stockert, Holland America Line’s manager of digital workshops, who sent us the latest batch of photo contest winners from our Digital Workshops. Enjoy these gorgeous photos!
Thanks to Susan Argento for this romantic post! Keeping with an annual tradition of cruising, in 1994 a large group of us booked an inaugural cruise on the Ryndam. We loved it so much we booked 6 large suites for a 10 day cruise the later part of 1995, also on the Ryndam. We had… read more of “A High Seas…”
We again celebrated the New Year on board ms Ryndam. Great weather, both at sea and while at port made the cruise extremely enjoyable. The stop at Falmouth, Jamaica, was superb — a brand new pier and very interesting tours made it difficult to decide what to see. My husband Waldemar, our daughter Christina and… read more of “Celebrating New…”
We just received these photos of Ryndam and Rotterdam at their homeport of Rotterdam from Patrick van der Vlies. These were taken July 3, 2011, and Patrick reminded us that Ryndam left to Bergen and Rotterdam to New York.
Special thanks to HAL guests Marilyn & Charlie for sending in this great photo from their cruise on Ryndam.