On Nieuw Amsterdam’s last call at Civitavecchia, 62 of our crew members had the chance to visit Rome for a few hours. A Civitavecchia sightseeing tour by bus was arranged, as well as a few hours of free time for everyone to explore a bit of this beautiful city with so much history. Jaime de… read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”
Thanks to Hal guest Mike Littman for sending in this fun photo from his 2010 cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam during its first trans-Atlantic voyage.
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is currently sailing on Rotterdam from Piraeus, Greece, to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. All photos were taken with his iPhone 4s.
During the Noordam’s call at Livorno, 50 members of the crew set off on an adventure to explore the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It was an absolutely amazing day full of sunshine and not a cloud in the sky. Everyone was ready for a fun day in Italy. Amy Kreft is Noordam’s human resources manager.
Thanks to IT Officer Scott Lucas for this beautiful picture of the sunrise in Messina, Italy. Brandi Johnson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.
Venice is a city known for it’s canals and gondolas, but the ornate masks are a great souvenir for many tourists. These two street performers are wearing incredible costumes and this photo has all of the Venetian elements! This city is a must-do for the romantic traveler or those who just enjoy a culturally-rich experience…. read more of “Explorer’s…”
Once we arrived at port in Rome, a shuttle took us out of the harbor gates. From there we took a ten minute walk to the railway station. You can buy a return ticket which includes five zones of public transportation in Rome. The train ride takes no more than an hour. We decided to… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
On Nieuw Amsterdam’s last call at Livorno, Italy, for 2011, nearly 50 crew members got the chance to take a tour to one of the world’s miracles; the Leaning Tower of Pisa. A 45-minute bus ride and a short walk led us to the tower, as well as a beautiful cathedral. The crew had the… read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”