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Jerusalem and Other Unique Ports

Jerusalem and Other Unique Ports

On a recent Noordam cruise guests were treated to a call at Ashdod, Israel, one of the more unique places that Holland America Line visits. Among the hundreds of ports on the line’s roster are dozens of off-the-beaten-path destinations and rarely visited locales. If you’re looking to take a cruise this fall or winter to…   read more of “Jerusalem and Other…”

Cruise Diary: Haifa, Israel

Cruise Diary: Haifa, Israel

Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! We have been to Haifa before and it is a very interesting city. Also, the tours that go out from there are to Nazareth, Sea…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Israel

Cruise Diary: Israel

Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! Here we are at our first stop in Israel. We have been here before, but chose a different tour this time. We did: “Jaffa on…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Prinsendam Crew Tours Egypt And Israel

Prinsendam Crew Tours Egypt And Israel

During our recent visit to Egypt and Israel some in our crew were fortunate enough to visit the pyramids and also Jerusalem. The highlights of the Egypt tour were the Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx and also the Egyptian Museum. This photo shows the 41 crew members in front of the Great Sphinx and the…   read more of “Prinsendam Crew…”

Exploring Jerusalem with the Crew

Exploring Jerusalem with the Crew

Here are some photos taken during our port of call at Ashdod, Israel. Prinsendam’s crew took different tours to explore the city. Some went on the Best of Jerusalem & the Old City tour and visited Mount Zion, the Old City and the Western (Wailing) Walls. Others took the Bethlehem, View of Jerusalem & the…   read more of “Exploring Jerusalem…”

Prinsendam Crew Tours in Egypt and Israel

Prinsendam Crew Tours in Egypt and Israel

During our Holy Land Explorer cruise, some of our crew members were fortunate enough to tour Egypt and Israel and take in some of the most fascinating sights in the world. The highlights of the Egypt tour were the Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. In Israel, the highlights were…   read more of “Prinsendam Crew…”

Crew Party on Rotterdam

Crew Party on Rotterdam

Thanks to Human Resources Clerk Franciskus Manalu for sending in this post to share along with my photos. On October 29, during Rotterdam’s over-night stay at Haifa, Israel, crew members enjoyed a fun crew party. We invited the local DJ, Moshe Tal, with all of his equipment, which made the party even more lively. The…   read more of “Crew Party on…”