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Videos: A Rotterdam Cruise Experience

This past fall we did a 17-day cruise on ms Rotterdam to the Canary Islands. We had a very nice trip and would like to share our experiences with you. — Hans and Hennie Klomp.

The Beauty of Clouds and Reflections

The Beauty of Clouds and Reflections

My travels allow me to see some fabulous sites, architecture, people and landscapes. Sometimes we forget to look up. These clouds are from around the world and reflections are something that have become an interest to me since taking up this camera. They are from Cambodia, Alaska and the fiery skies of Rouen, France.

140 Years Young: Statendam Enters Service

140 Years Young: Statendam Enters Service

January 25, 1993: Statendam V enters service and that summer sails HAL’s first European cruise season in approximately 20 years. Exhibiting a theme of historical Dutch life and exploration, Statendam features more than $2 million worth of art and rare artifacts displayed throughout the ship. The Van Gogh Theater is a work of art in…   read more of “140 Years Young:…”

Noordam Docked at Dubrovnik

Noordam Docked at Dubrovnik

Thanks to HAL guest Dave McKay for sending in this beautiful photo. Here is a great shot of Noordam anchored at Dubrovnik, Croatia on a beautiful day. — Dave McKay

Photo Diary: Nice Weather

Photo Diary: Nice Weather

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. While we were passing the Rock of Gibraltar, we had very nice weather.

Traveling Europe on Nieuw Amsterdam

Traveling Europe on Nieuw Amsterdam

Thanks to HAL guests Helena and Jeremy Blue for sending in this post and gorgeous photos from their European crusie with Nieuw Amsterdam. My husband and I had the pleasure of cruising on Nieuw Amsterdam in April/May of 2012. Here are a few of our favorite places. — Helena and Jeremy Blue