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Fall is in full swing, and if the cooling temperatures have you dreaming of balmy breezes and turquoise waters, then it’s time to pack your bags for the Caribbean. Holland America Line ships are starting to reposition from their summer homes, and when Nieuw Amsterdam arrives at Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Oct…. read more of “Best Snorkeling…”
Many cruises to the Caribbean are seven days, making them fabulous week-long vacations. Those itineraries tend to focus on one region, whether it be eastern, western or southern. Each area has beautiful islands to explore with plenty of time for fun, sun, sand and surf. But did you know that Holland America Line also offers… read more of “Cruising the…”
Thanks to Keith Larby for sending in some photos of the ms Ryndam staff and crew! To see more of Keith’s photography visit his website. This is Angga, an assistant steward in the Lido on board ms Ryndam. He always stood in the same spot by the Lido saying “Washey Washey” he was always happy,… read more of “Kudos to…”
Thanks to blog fan Aad Hoogesteger for sending in these beautiful pictures of Ryndam sailing into Dover, England. On Saturday June 8 we were in Dover. I woke up early to see Ryndam coming in. These are some of the pictures I took. Enjoy …
Thanks to Keith Larby for sending in some cuisine images and dining areas aboard Ryndam! To see more of Keith’s photography visit his website.
On a quiet day in Kristiansand we decided to replace some broken bulbs in the display cabinet of some of the antiques that we have on board. I took the opportunity to make some quick repairs on the ship model in the case. Over the years the anchor had dropped off as well as the… read more of “Captain’s…”
Congratulations to Ryndam’s Photo Manager Constantin Paduraru, the winner of the recent crew photo competition held in conjunction with HAL’s 140th anniversary. Paduraru’s photo (below) of Amsterdam was taken from Ryndam’s deck as the two ships crossed paths in Alaska in May 2010. The time was approximately 3:30 a.m. and the moon was starting to set. Paduraru managed to snap… read more of “Ryndam Crew Member…”