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Donation to Local School in Parintins, Brazil

Donation to Local School in Parintins, Brazil

During our call to Parintins, Brazil, on March 4, Prinsendam under the direction of the Grand Voyage Hostess Annette Gonzalez had Father Benito, teachers and the children from Casa de Acholhida (a local art school) on-board. Annette had arranged fund-raising activities during the Grand South America Voyage with guests and crew. The Prinsendam was successful…   read more of “Donation to Local…”

Volendam calls at Kobe, Japan

Volendam calls at Kobe, Japan

The beautiful city of Kobe, Japan, welcomed the Volendam with gifts as well as a presentation for the guests by the award-winning Kobe Drummers. Here we see Captain Baijens and Cruise Director Dan Bernback accepting the gifts on behalf of the Volendam. A reciprocal presentation of a model of the ship was given to the…   read more of “Volendam calls at…”

Amsterdam’s Grand Indonesian ‘Pasar Malam’

Amsterdam’s Grand Indonesian ‘Pasar Malam’

Enjoy these pictures from our Indonesian themed “Pasar Malam” event on the Amsterdam, March 2nd in Benoa, Bali, during the Grand World Voyage. Stay tuned for more photos from our Dining Room Manager Pras!

Cruise Diary: Honolulu, Hawaii

Cruise Diary: Honolulu, Hawaii

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband cruised again with HAL, this time on Zaandam’s 21-Day Collectors’ Voyage to Mexico and Hawaii. Sharon chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! February 24, 2013: Today the Zaandam arrived early to Aloha Tower Cruise Terminal in Honolulu, Oahu. The ship was even cleared before 8…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Digital Workshop: Penguins, Penguins and More Penguins!

Digital Workshop: Penguins, Penguins and More Penguins!

Special thanks to Prinsendam’s Techspert Kristin who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Hi there folks! Kristin here, writing from our elegant explorer the ms Prinsendam, currently docked in gorgeous Buzios, Brazil. We are currently towards the end of our magical 68-day Grand South American and Antarctic Voyage and boy have we seen some…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”