Guest Helen Brixey sent us this note and photos that really capture the essence of Holland America’s private island from her cruise aboard Westerdam last year. Hello, I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos from our day at Half Moon Cay during our stop there on board the Westerdam in April 2008…. read more of “Postcards from Half…”
In addition to being a tight-knit, dedicated crew, Westerdam’s basketball team remains undefeated after our last four match-ups with other ships. Aside from being a talented group of athletes, they can also hold the title of the most creative and environmentally friendly team as well. The bright yellow jerseys they are wearing were made by… read more of “Westerdam’s…”
Westerdam crew members experienced the thrill of racing multi-million dollar America’s Cup race boats in the warm, blue waters and trade winds of St. Maarten. They became a different kind of crew, as they were assigned jobs as grinders, trimmers, look-outs and time-keepers. The two boats were neck and neck throughout the entire race and… read more of “Westerdam’s…”
Tim Quimby sent us this note and photo of himself and wife Margie on their first cruise to Alaska’s Inside Passage aboard the Westerdam. This was our first cruise and we had a blast. Next January we are sailing aboard the Westerdam from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for the Western & Eastern Caribbean Collector Voyage. Can’t… read more of “Postcard from…”
Janice Morgan sent us this gorgeous sunset shot taken aboard the Westerdam after a long day at Half Moon Cay. If you have a favorite sunset photo from a Holland America cruise, share it with us.
Annemarie, Westerdam’s crew purser, sent us this photo and note. On November 3rd, the Westerdam made a charitable donation to the needy in Grand Turk. We donated clothing, shoes, books and sanitizing materials. From left to right: Sam Carter and Leslie Blackburn from the Grand Turk Cruise Center, Peter Tukker, environmental officer.
A guest sent in these photos from their recent visit to Corinto, Nicaragua, aboard Westerdam.
The San Blas archipelago consists of 365 islands some of which are not bigger than a bag of sand with a palm tree in the middle of the ocean; the bigger islands are occupied and the one we went to is occupied by the Cuna Indians. The natives of this tribe are wearing unique, bright… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”