Below are some pictures from Manila on March 9 with all the families coming on board to visit Amsterdam during our call. As you can see, with over 1,500 visitors expected it was a busy but fantastic day for our crew. At the end of the day we were treated to a fireworks display, which… read more of “Busy Day at Manila,…”
Tag: Asia & Pacific
The Volendam was docked at Shanghai on March 14 and 15. Enjoy the pictures of Shanghai by day and by night taken from the ship. Jeroen Baijens is Volendam’s captain.
Here are some great photos of our to Benoa, Bali. Amsterdam’s crew had 600 of their family members visit and these are just some of the ones I managed to catch during check in.
27th February to 2nd March Well, where to start? I left you as we departed Adelaide, the gateway port for Perth, Australia, heading north in the Indian Ocean towards Bali, Indonesia. Our President and CEO Stein Kruse, his wife Linda, Sally Andrews, our VP Public Relations, and Gerald Bernhoft, Director Mariner Society, joined us in… read more of “Captain’s…”
Blog contributor and HAL Mariner Fred Claessen currently is on board Rotterdam’s “A Passage to the Far East” cruise and will be sending in posts from this extended voyage. Rotterdam at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Rotterdam at the new pier in Langkawi, Malaysia.
Special thanks to Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, for sharing with us this video he created during his recent Volendam voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong. Enjoy!
If you’ve been following my blog, you will know that we had a bit of a diversion and a change in the order of our ports en route to our first port of call, Port Vila on the island of Efate which is one of Vanuatu’s 83 islands. Three days after sailing from Sydney, we… read more of “Vantage:…”
HAL guest blogger Sharon Wilhelm recently sailed aboard Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage. While aboard the ship she chronicled her cruising experience for us on the blog. Below is her final post. Enjoy! November 3 – Darwin, Australia We took the tour “Jumping Crocodile Cruise” that began with a drive into the countryside… read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”