Vikki Bacchioni, Volendam’s administration officer, shared some pictures of the on board festivities held for Captain Pieter Visser who is retiring. It looks like everyone had a great time. Thanks Vikki! On December 5, 2011, Captain Pieter Visser officially retired from Holland America Line. Spending many years on the Volendam, it was only right to… read more of “Joyful Farewell for…”
Thanks to HAL guest Sandra Rodger for sending us this nice photo from her Volendam cruise to New Zealand.
The Sydney Opera House is one of the most recognizable and iconic buildings in the world. It looks stunning both day and night. No visit to Sydney is complete without a visit to this landmark. Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Volendam
On October 30 we stopped in New Zealand and I was able to capture these shots on a beach in Dunedin. Enjoy!
This photo was taken in Tauranga, New Zealand. Csaba Desvari is Volendam’s culinary operations manager.
Yep, I suffer from a fear of heights. But two years ago I bungee jumped and in that same year was invited to join a longtime friend of mine Maggie (who lives in the Sydney area) for the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb. “There’s no way I am going to be able to do that,” I… read more of “Shore Excursion:…”
Special thanks to Volendam’s Techspert Jason who posted this on the Microsoft Blog. There is something for everyone on Holland America Lines cruises. The beauty of the Alaskan cruises is not just the incredible glaciers, nor the majestic fjords, nor the expansive national park and wilderness areas, nor the abundance and diversity of wildlife. Often… read more of “Digital Workshop:…”
Csaba Desvari is Volendam’s culinary operations manager.