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Prinsendam at Bordeaux, France

Prinsendam at Bordeaux, France

Special thanks to Jonathan for posting these wonderful photos of ms Prinsendam on the French website, Les Paquebots à Bordeau ( Cruise Ships in Bordeaux) and his personal Flickr profile.

Le Mont Saint Michel St. Malo, Brittany

Le Mont Saint Michel St. Malo, Brittany

The pictures below were taken when we had the opportunity to visit Le Mont St. Michel in St. Malo, France during our stay there. It’s Brittany’s most famous landmark and a masterpiece of nature and art. We traveled one hour each way and the scenery was breathtaking. When we got there, we walked through the…   read more of “Le Mont Saint…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Normandy, France

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Normandy, France

To walk on the beaches of Normandy is to walk in the footsteps of real heroes. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam

Shore Excursion: D-Day Landing Beaches

Shore Excursion: D-Day Landing Beaches

A great shore excursion to take part in is the D-Day Landing Beaches tour in Cherbourg, France, at one of the D-Day landing beaches, especially for those who prefer shorter excursions (this is a 4½-hour tour). Start your journey from Cherbourg to St. Mere Eglise, which was the first town to be liberated in World…   read more of “Shore Excursion:…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Mont St. Michel

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Mont St. Michel

Mont St. Michel at St. Malo in France is one of the top four pilgrimage sites in Christendom. The tiny island has a single street lined with shops and restaurants, much like it did in the Middle Ages. This attraction is not one that every traveler gets to see, and I was privileged to visit…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

iPhone iBlog: In France and Monaco

iPhone iBlog: In France and Monaco

Special thanks to Jerrol Golden, Holland America Line’s public relations manager, for sharing these iPhone photos from her recent visit to the French town of Menton and Monte Carlo, Monaco, during her Nieuw Amsterdam cruise. I recently had the opportunity to taste these deliciously sweet and sticky treats called Kouinettes from Menton, France, a 16-minute…   read more of “iPhone iBlog: In…”