Having put the vents of Phuket behind me, we made our way across the Indian Ocean towards a landfall off the southern tip of Sri Lanka, or Ceylon as it was once known. Our guests and crew enjoyed the sea-days after our somewhat hectic prior days and ports. We were, once again, blessed with calm… read more of “Captain’s…”
Tag: Grand World Voyage
Below are some pictures from Amsterdam‘s Prom Night. Enjoy!
18th to 21st March Having departed Singapore, we set courses through the Malacca Straits once more and dealt with all that it entails. The lanes are still busy and one has to have one’s wits about you as we negotiate them. We needed 14 kts to make Port Malai, on the island of Langkawi, which… read more of “Captain’s…”
Below are some pictures from Manila on March 9 with all the families coming on board to visit Amsterdam during our call. As you can see, with over 1,500 visitors expected it was a busy but fantastic day for our crew. At the end of the day we were treated to a fireworks display, which… read more of “Busy Day at Manila,…”
The Volendam was docked at Shanghai on March 14 and 15. Enjoy the pictures of Shanghai by day and by night taken from the ship. Jeroen Baijens is Volendam’s captain.
15th-17th March – Nha Trang, Vietnam and Singapore, Malaysia Having departed Hong Kong, we set sail across the South China Sea towards Nha Trang. The haze/fog had cleared from the Chinese mainland, however the preponderance of fishing boats had to be negotiated again, not only off Hong Kong but Vietnam also, their coastal waters are… read more of “Captain’s…”
Here are photos from our “King Neptune Under the Sea” theme dinner on Amsterdam.
Earlier this month we had a Pasar Malam party around the Lido Deck. Here are more photos!