Just when we thought we had seen it all on Holland America Line cruises, the Ryndam called at Dubrovnik, Croatia. What a beautiful, historic city surrounded by walls. Luckily for all of the guests on board, Ryndam docked at the port long enough for us to fully explore the town.
On this day we were in Kérkyra, Corfu, Greece, having a great time on Ryndam. Enjoy the pictures.
The grounds at Leeds Castle are so beautiful and lush. The place is incredibly peaceful and one could walk for hours marveling in the beauty. When the ship calls at Dover, be sure to visit this haven. Ioana Cheregi Human Resources Manager ms Ryndam
On this day we were in Malta’s capital, Valletta. It was Independence Day so there was a lot going on. The scenery of Valletta is fantastic with its stone walls and narrow streets. We were sorry that we had to leave so soon but our next destination of the cruise is awaiting us and that… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Cornelis “Cees” Kloppenburg and his wife Yvon are reprising their role as cruise diarists, this time on board Ryndam. They will be sending in cruise diaries throughout the duration of their time on board. We’re glad to have them back! Late Monday morning we boarded Ryndam for a 21-day cruise. In this new series of… read more of “Cruise Diary: First…”
We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite rainbow photos, and we got some gorgeous shots. Enjoy! This shot was taken from the lido deck just as the roof was opening over the pool. I believe it was just outside St. Thomas. My childhood friend and I (BFF) were celebrating 41 years of friendship with… read more of “Facebook Fans:…”
Mont St. Michel at St. Malo in France is one of the top four pilgrimage sites in Christendom. The tiny island has a single street lined with shops and restaurants, much like it did in the Middle Ages. This attraction is not one that every traveler gets to see, and I was privileged to visit… read more of “Explorer’s…”
While on holiday, I photographed the Ryndam in Valletta, Malta, on August 31. I took the photograph from the beautiful Upper Baracca Gardens next to Castille Place. Behind the Ryndam you can see MSC’s Fantasia. – Bert Lamers, regular HABlog contributor and fan living in Rotterdam.