July 26, 2012 Today we docked in Kusadasi, Turkey. Our first stop on the Asian continent on this cruise. Most guests left the ship early to see the excavations at Ephesus. So did we, last year on ms Noordam. This year we stayed in Kusadasi.
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HAL guest George Labecki and his family sailed aboard Nieuw Amsterdam’s Mediterranean Tapestry cruise throughout Europe this past July and documented his experience in a journal. Below is the first entry from his visit to Pisa and Florence. Enjoy! July 8th Beginning the Weave: Pisa and Florence, Italy The face of Tuscany has a thousand… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Special thanks to HAL Mariner Nicholas Sabalos for sharing these photos from cruises to Bermuda aboard Veendam and at Grand Cayman while aboard Nieuw Amsterdam.
Thinking about cruising with us next summer? Well, lucky seven is our magic number in summer 2013 when we deploy seven ships to Europe and feature seven maiden ports of call. The seven ships sailing on more than 53 unique European itineraries — Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Prinsendam, Rotterdam, Ryndam and Veendam — will cruise… read more of “New European…”
Special thanks to HAL fan Germán for sharing these wonderful photos of Nieuw Amsterdam. To view more photos of the ship on Germán’s flickr account, click HERE.
Special thanks to Nieuw Amsterdam’s Florist Yusdi Widodo for sharing these beautiful photos from port calls throughout the Mediterranean.
Special thanks to HAL guest James Ogden for sharing this touching story with our blog. My great grandparents were the first generation of my family to sail with Holland America Line, in the 1950’s. They sailed with HAL four times between 1954 and 1960, on transatlantic voyages, between various cities in Europe and New York…. read more of “Recounting Family…”
Travel blogger Geoff Edwards recently sailed aboard Nieuw Amsterdam from Fort Lauderdale to the Eastern Caribbean. To read more about Geoff’s experience on Nieuw Amsterdam, click HERE. A Day At Sea: Most of the day we sailed along the south side of Cuba. “The Culinary Arts Center program, presented by Food & Wine magazine, is… read more of “Travel Blogger…”