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Cruise Diary: ‘Bucket List’ Ports of Europe

Cruise Diary: ‘Bucket List’ Ports of Europe

Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke recently sailed on Eurodam throughout Europe, and the ship called at some interesting, off-the-beaten-path ports that aren’t often found on cruise itineraries. Similarly, Nieuw Amsterdam’s Hotel Director Marco van Belleghem and Future Cruise Consultant Joanne Gardner snapped some memorable photos at the unique port of Kotor, Montenegro. Enjoy “visiting” these unique…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

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! This country and port were a first for us, and for most of the passengers on this ship for that matter. It was a beautiful,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Traveling Europe on Nieuw Amsterdam

Traveling Europe on Nieuw Amsterdam

Thanks to HAL guests Helena and Jeremy Blue for sending in this post and gorgeous photos from their European crusie with Nieuw Amsterdam. My husband and I had the pleasure of cruising on Nieuw Amsterdam in April/May of 2012. Here are a few of our favorite places. — Helena and Jeremy Blue

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

July 20, 2012: We started our day with scenic cruising. The Bay of Kotor is so beautiful. They sometimes call it Europe’s southernmost fjord but in actuality it is a river canyon that is flooded. We were on deck 5 again on the forward bow. Around 9 or 10 a.m. it was already 25-30 degrees…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Ryndam Anchored at Kotor, Montenegro

Ryndam Anchored at Kotor, Montenegro

Special thanks to HAL guest Larry S. for sending in this breathtaking photo from his recent cruise on Ryndam. I recently returned from a very enjoyable cruise on the Ryndam. My favorite port was Kotor, Montenegro for its magnificent scenery. This is a picture of the Ryndam anchored in the Bay of Kotor, as seen…   read more of “Ryndam Anchored at…”

Cruise Diary: Sail-Away from Kotor

Cruise Diary: Sail-Away from Kotor

Sailing away from Kotor included two hours of scenic cruising through the Bay of Kotor. Halfway through the scenic cruising, we saw two churches on islands in the middle of the bay. Ryndam took a 360-degree turn to give us a fabulous view. This is the type of scenery HAL guests can expect to see…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

I think most of Ryndam passengers were still sleeping when the ship entered the Bay of Kotor. For about two hours we witnessed beautiful scenery before the ship docked and we were very excited to explore the town once daylight approached.