Here is a HAL University graduation photo of the officer’s of Volendam’s studious and hard-working engine department who went through the five modules of the Leadership Academy during our Pacific crossing in September 2011. The photo was taken in the engine room on one of the ship’s engines. Congrats to the new graduates! Hanna Eklof… read more of “Volendam Engine…”
Guests William and Linda sent us this special note and great photos from their recent Volendam cruise. Enjoy! We had a wonderful trip on the Volendam. Alaska in the second half of August 2011 was spectacular. We really enjoyed the ship. We appreciated the captain’s clean drive, wonderful food, as well as the great service… read more of “Kudos to Volendam…”
The season’s first call at Sydney, Australia.
Here is my second photo of Pago Pago. The water is a beautiful shade of blue-green, and the sky was bright that day. Just a little piece of paradise. Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Volendam
Pago Pago, American Samoa, is a beautiful island with images that look like a postcard around every turn. Did you know that Pago Pago is the last city in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve? Just a little fun fact about this stunning port of call. I took another photo of Pago Pago for… read more of “Explorer’s…”
On our way to Australia we stopped at American Samoa. Here are a couple of photos from our visit. Csaba Desvari is Volendam’s assistant culinary operations manager.
Special thanks to Deborah C. Meador, Volendam’s event manager, for submitting this post and photos. Volendam recently hosted local children from Samoa. The children chosen to come on board attend government schools, participate in an after-school program and were chosen for the fun because they are “good citizens” and top performers in their classes. Highlights… read more of “Volendam Welcomes…”
The free divers in Acapulco, Mexico, put on quite a show. The plunge to the ocean from incredible cliffs. It’s certainly not something for those afraid of heights! Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Volendam