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Cruise Diary: Food, Glorious Food At Sea

Cruise Diary: Food, Glorious Food At Sea

Days 16-17, At Sea After two exciting days in Rio, two days at sea en route to Buenos Aires, were the ticket to relaxation and enjoyment. And talking of enjoyment, the first thing that pops to mind is the food, the glorious food on the Amsterdam. One of the reasons we selected Holland America for…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Food,…”

Amsterdam’s Copacabana Samba Celebration

Amsterdam’s Copacabana Samba Celebration

Here are a few photos that were taken when we held a themed event called “Copacabana Samba” in the dining room a few days ago as we sailed to Buenos Aires, Argentina, from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Enjoy the photos!

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ballestas Islands

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Ballestas Islands

The Ballestas Islands at the coast of Peru are populated with millions of birds; on the beaches are thousands sea lions and seals. What a sight! Jaap Wisse Chief Engineer ms Prinsendam

Amsterdam’s Grand Black and Silver Themed Event

Amsterdam’s Grand Black and Silver Themed Event

These photos are from Amsterdam’s “Black and Silver” themed evening a few days ago on the way to Brazil. Guests and crew wore those colors to match the theme. The Dining Room and Queen’s Lounge were decorated with lots of black and silver chandeliers, cascades and lamé fabric for the event. Enjoy the photos!

Cruise Diary: Two Days at Sea

Cruise Diary: Two Days at Sea

Days 9-10 – Jan. 14-15 – At Sea. On the morning of January 14, the words of novelist John Steinbeck “A journey is like a marriage – the only way to go wrong is to think you can control it” rang through my mind. So many things can interfere with a journey including, but not…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Two…”