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It’s a Close Fit for Oosterdam at Sydney

It’s a Close Fit for Oosterdam at Sydney

Thanks to HAL guest Leighton for taking these impressive photos of Oosterdam going under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. I have just returned from Oosterdam’s Jan. 26 cruise to the South Pacific (Pacific Treausures) and I wanted to share photos of Oosterdam clearing the Sydney Harbour Bridge with just under nine feet . Cheers! — Leighton…   read more of “It’s a Close…”

Video: Melbourne to Sydney

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, sailed on a 34-day Volendam voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong late last year and shared with us this video from his trip. Come along with us and cruise the Tasman Sea and Bass Strait, from Melbourne to Sydney, via Burnie and Hobart in Tasmania on this…   read more of “Video: Melbourne to…”

Cruise Diary: Hobart, Tasmania

Cruise Diary: Hobart, Tasmania

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. We arrived in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, on the afternoon of November 21st. We planned to take a short…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Girls Rule!

Cruise Diary: Girls Rule!

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. We have sailed on nine Dam ships and 20-plus cruises in total but we really liked the two cruise directors we had on this Volendam cruise– Tamara Hurley and Kelsey Adami. They…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Girls…”

Oosterdam Crew Bridge Climb in Sydney, Australia

Oosterdam Crew Bridge Climb in Sydney, Australia

Eleven crew members participated in the Sydney Harbor Bridge Climb during Oosterdam’s dry dock “down under” on December 10. Here’s a photo of the group at the top! Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.

Video: Volendam at Sydney

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. “We found a good viewpoint near the Opera House to film the Volendam sailing under the Sydney Harbor Bridge. Our video is too long, but I included the part where the Volendam…   read more of “Video: Volendam at…”

Photo Diary: Sailing to Komodo Island

Photo Diary: Sailing to Komodo Island

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is currently on a Volendam voyage from Sydney to Singapore and is sharing photos of his trip with us.