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Captain’s Log: Adelaide and Kangaroo Island

Captain’s Log: Adelaide and Kangaroo Island

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…”

Photo Diary: Bali

Photo Diary: Bali

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. This was taken on the pier at Bali today.

Cruise Diary: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cruise Diary: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband are cruising again with HAL, this time on Zaandam’s 21-Day Collectors’ Voyage to Mexico and Hawaii. Sharon will chronicle their cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! Feb. 14, 2013: Today Al and I took the “Deluxe Coastal Cruise with Whale Watching” tour while we were in Cabo…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Cabo…”

Glimpse at the Vibrant Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Part 1

Glimpse at the Vibrant Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Part 1

Maasdam arrived in Brazil just in time for the world famous Carnival in Rio de Janeiro! The vivacious and colorful festival is the largest in the world and its easy to see why. Here are some photos taken by Chief Electrician Don MacLeod. More to come!

Postcard from San Juan

Postcard from San Juan

Erik Elvejord, Holland America Line’s director of public relations, currently is on board Eurodam, and today he sent in this pretty snapshot of the ship at San Juan, Puerto Rico. Thanks, Erik!