On Nov. 11th while in St. Lucia, Noordam donated 15 large metal garbage bins and six large boxes of used clothing and two boxes of food containers to the Holy Family Children’s Home. The facility, opened in 1997, provides a secure and loving home for 24 children under the age of ten and is run… read more of “Noordam Makes…”
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On November 18 Statendam held a traditional King Neptune Ceremony upon crossing the equator and initiated 14 pollywogs with much pomp and circumstance to the delight of guests and crew. Below are photos of the event.
Eurodam is calling at San Juan, Puerto Rico, today. When the ship made its maiden call there Oct. 28 the traditional plaque exchange took place on board. We know the photos are a bit tardy, but better late than never! Maria Mendez, deputy director of the Port Authority of San Juan (representing the governor) and… read more of “San Juan Plaque…”
Sundays usually provide us with time to ‘catch our breath’ after the turnaround day and all that it involves. It’s time to catch up on paperwork and is (almost) meeting-free. I had a 9 o’clock ‘meet the Captain’ in the Crow’s Nest, which is always enjoyable for me. One question that frequently pops up in… read more of “Captain’s…”
Today Eurodam is calling at the beautiful port of Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos. The pool at the Grand Turk Cruise Center. Photos courtesy of Steve Garrod
Kees at his post behind the bar in Bonney O’Malley’s. While you would fully expect the public bars aboard Eurodam to be staffed with talented bar keepers, we sometimes forget that there are crew venues behind the scenes that require staffing as well, like the Officers Bar. Meet Joko “Kees” Budiono, the OB barman. We… read more of “Meet the Officers…”
Eurodam’s pan-Asian reservations-only restaurant is proving to be very popular with guests. Here are several photos and a short video that show off some of the reasons for the dining venue’s popularity. Sushi is prepared fresh for Tamarind diners.
As you may know, Captain Mercer is an inveterate journal keeper, logging his daily activities for the private consumption of family and friends. When we prevailed upon him to write an occasional blog post, he cordially acquiesced and has been a very regular contributor to Eurodam News Blog. Today, he shares a bit of the… read more of “Captain’s…”