20th February, Adelaide and 21st February, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island No photos of Adelaide, I’m afraid. The port lies on an outlying promontory and Adelaide itself is a 45-minute bus, (or train) ride from the Amsterdam. Having transited the shallow and winding channel and then swinging in the turning basin, we berthed port-side to at the… read more of “Captain’s…”
Tag: Grand World Voyage
Thanks to Amsterdam’s Hotel Director Henk Mensink and Dining Room Manager Pras for these photos from the ship’s Mardi Gras celebration during the Grand World Voyage. Enjoy!
18th February 2013, Hobart, Tasmania Our passage from Sydney was uneventful. We were fortunate that the strong north-east winds were coming from astern and as a consequence we made good speed and little movement of the ‘Amsterdam’, sunny skies too. There is a weather front coming in and ahead of it, stronger winds and during… read more of “Captain’s…”
Blog fan and frequent contributor Noel Bell flew from Melbourne, Australia, to his old hometown of Hobart, Tasmania, today and was there when Amsterdam came to call. Thanks to Noel, for sharing his lovely photos.
Sydney, Australia, 15th-16th February Once again, the weather has been kind to us and we enjoyed following winds and seas across the Tasman sea during our crossing from Picton to Sydney. The weather was changeable thoughout and our call in Sydney was no exception, bathed in sunshine one minute and then torrential downpours the next…. read more of “Captain’s…”
Project Linus continues on the 2013 Grand World Voyage. The project provides new, handmade blankets, afghans and hats to children who are seriously ill, traumatised or otherwise in need. David Coleman has continued the project, which was organised by Anna Lewis of Seattle during the 2012 GWV. I am seen here with David, receiving a… read more of “Captain’s…”
Here are photos from the ship’s Valentine’s Day celebration during the Grand World Voyage. Enjoy!
Thanks to Amsterdam’s Hotel Director Henk Mensink for these photos from the ship’s “New Zealand Food & Wine Fest” at the Lido’s poolside during the Grand World Voyage. Enjoy!