Special thanks to Nieuw Amsterdam’s Florist Yusdi Widodo for sharing these beautiful photos from port calls throughout the Mediterranean.
Mary Schimmelman, manager of social media, is currently on board Eurodam and she sent in these beautiful photos during the arrival at La Spezia, Italy.
Days 97-98, April 12-13: British poet Robert Browning once said, “Open my heart and you will see, graved inside of it, Italy.” In our hearts, too! We love Italy and have enjoyed many of its iconic sights during the years, including St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Michelangelo’s David in… read more of “Cruise Diary: Italy…”
Thanks to Barbara and Dave for sending in some gorgeous pictures of Italy taken during their 2008 HAL cruise.
These performers were decked out in vibrant, traditional costumes and certainly looked like they belonged in the streets of Venice. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam
As they say… ‘When in Rome…” When in Rome I eat as the Romans do. Don’t forget to have this favorite of mine — Spaghetti Carbonara. It’s not a creamy sauce like you find in the U.S. After the crisp bacon chunks and black pepper are added to spaghetti straight from the pot a raw… read more of “Explorer’s…”
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world. Did you know that the tower is just one of four buildings that make up the Campo dei Miracoli cathedral complex. If you’re even in Livorno, you must make the trip to see the historic leaning tower. Brandi Johnson Human… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Here are photos from the outdoor market in Ajaccio, Corsico. All of the photos were taken by Yono Sudarto, controller on board Rotterdam. Enjoy!