Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012: We arrived in Cairns at 8 a.m. at the cruise terminal. The long entrance channel is tide restricted, vessels such as ours can only enter at certain states of tide and we were fortunate that an 0600 pilot, a reasonably civilised hour, was suitable for us. Even so, we have to… read more of “Around the World…”
As we approach the Circular Quay pier we can see the rear of the famous Sydney Opera House. It looks like a snail coming out of its shell! David Thibagaran Assistant Housekeeper ms Zaandam
Here are some shots I took last month the day I left the Amsterdam in Australia. These were wild animals that roam free. This was a great day out Down Under.
Patricia Stone, Owner and Founder of Global Adventures, is currently sailing Australia and New Zealand on Volendam and will be updating us with posts throughout her cruise. Here is her first entry, enjoy! It’s been two days at sea since we boarded ms Volendam in Sydney with Captain Peter Bos at the helm. Stormy skies… read more of “Cruise Diary: En…”
The Sydney Opera House is one of the most recognizable and iconic buildings in the world. It looks stunning both day and night. No visit to Sydney is complete without a visit to this landmark. Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Volendam