14th and 15th January. Callao, Peru: Thick fog as we approached the port and the approach was done solely on radar, as there was nothing ‘visually’ to be seen. The visibility improved as we came through the breakwaters and became sufficient enough to dock. Callao is a ‘hub’ port for the west-coast of South America… read more of “Captain’s…”
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Enjoy these photos from Amsterdam’s recent ‘Black and Silver’ themed dinner.
11th January. Manta, Ecuador: We crept into the port at 0400, ‘crept’ because most, if not all of our guests were still sleeping and I needed to avoid waking them with the vibration of the bow thrust. Approximately 20 of our guests were leaving us here and flying to the Galapagos Islands, hence the need… read more of “Captain’s…”
Dear Readers, back again on the lovely m.s. Amsterdam and our World Cruise. Not an auspicious start for me, personally, for within 2 days of commencing our epic voyage, I have been struck with what appears to be, flu. I am fortunate enough to have a great Bridge team and my ‘lack of enthusiasm’ was… read more of “Captain’s…”
Here are some photos from the New Year’s celebration held on board Amsterdam, the “International New Year’s Buffet 2013.” Crew members dressed in traditional costumes of different nationalities. International flags were hung in the atrium since it is close to the Queen’s Lounge where the countdown was held at 00.00 hours. Happy New Year 2013!
January 4, 2008: Amsterdam sails on HAL’s 50th Anniversary World Cruise. The 114-day voyage circumnavigates the globe and features 39 ports in 29 countries on six continents.
These photos were taken during the recent plaque exchange ceremony when Amsterdam called at Guadeloupe on December 27.
Enjoy these photos from Amsterdam’s Christmas Eve and Christmas day celebrations.