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Postcards from Newport, Rhode Island

Postcards from Newport, Rhode Island

Pam went ashore in Newport, Rhode Island, during Eurodam’s call, and she took some beautiful photos. Many people say that Newport is one of the country’s most picturesque ports. Newport was founded in 1639. In the 17th and early 18th centuries it was a major center of pirate activity. Today it is better known as…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Aerials of Eurodam in New York City

Aerials of Eurodam in New York City

Well-known cruise photographer Michel Verdue snapped some impressive photos of Eurodam arriving at New York. Verdue was in a helicopter to capture these aerials.

Postcards from Bar Harbor, Maine

Postcards from Bar Harbor, Maine

During yesterday’s call at Bar Harbor, Maine, Pam biked approximately 20 miles in Acadia National Park. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act establishing Lafayette National Park, the first national park east of the Mississippi. In 1929, the park name changed to Acadia. Today the park protects more than 47,000 acres. These are some…   read more of “Postcards from Bar…”

A Visit to the Swiss Air Flight 111 Memorial

A Visit to the Swiss Air Flight 111 Memorial

Yesterday I went to the Whalesback Memorial for Swiss Air 111 at Peggy’s Cove to pay my respects to those who perished. I was guest relations manager on board Veendam, which was en route to Halifax on the evening of Sept. 2, 1998, when Swiss Air 111 crashed approximately five miles off the coast of…   read more of “A Visit to the…”

A Firey Sunrise in Halifax

A Firey Sunrise in Halifax

Eurodam called at Halifax today, and Pam was on deck during the arrival to capture the sunrise as the ship sailed past the Maugher Beach Lighthouse.

Eurodam and Maasdam Together at Sydney

Eurodam and Maasdam Together at Sydney

Captains Andre van Schoonhoven and Jeroen van Donselaar together again for the first time. When asked what it felt like when he became a captain Aug. 22, Andre explained that while it took 20 years — half of his life — he is very happy to have accomplished what he has achieved at 40 years…   read more of “Eurodam and Maasdam…”

Postcards from Sydney, Nova Scotia

Postcards from Sydney, Nova Scotia

Eurodam alongside the pier in Sydney. Sydney was founded by Col. Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres in 1785, and named in honor of Thomas Townshend, First Viscount Sydney (also the home secretary in the British cabinet at the time). Lord Sydney appointed Col. DesBarres governor of the new colony of Cape Breton Island. DesBarres landed with…   read more of “Postcards from…”