Until 1962, Havana was one of the most popular Caribbean destinations. And while today most Americans have never been to Cuba’s capital city, its name still evokes a set of specific images. From candy-colored vintage cars to smiling musicians playing familiar tropical tunes to cigar-smoking and rum-sipping locals on the famous seaside Malecón, it’s no… read more of “Explore the…”
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Now that Thanksgiving is over, are you thinking about getting away for Christmas or New Year’s Eve? Finish putting away the leftovers and wash the last set of dishes, then choose to have someone else do it for you the next time around by coming onboard and celebrating the holiday’s with Holland America Line. No… read more of “Come Cruising with…”
Special thanks to Veendam’s techspert Aiden who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. Hello again, this is Aiden the Techspert checking in from Northeast Canada. Your Windows 8 machine comes preloaded with some great apps like Mail, Calendar, SkyDrive and Maps. Once you get familiar with these there are a few must-have apps. There… read more of “Digital Workshop:…”
Special thanks to Veendam’s techspert Aiden who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. Hello, this is Techspert Aiden writing to you from sunny Halifax, Nova Scotia. The first step in protecting any computer is to put a password on your device. With Windows 8 there are three different options to keep you safe. Below… read more of “Digital Workshop:…”
Thanks to guests Arda and Hermann Hazenberg for sharing with us this pretty picture of Veendam near San Blas Islands, Panama.
Here are some pictures and a poem by guests Peter and Bruce about the ship building contest held recently on Veendam. Out of the four in competition they won. It floated, stayed up right, held cargo (12 cans of soda) and got a very big crowd response. “The Beedam” by Peter and Bruce This mighty… read more of “Ode to The…”
After Part 1 and 2, here are the last pictures from our day spent repairing a local school in Manta, Ecuador. What a rewarding experience!
We posted Part 1 yesterday, and here are some more pictures from the day spent repairing a local school in Manta, Ecuador. Kudos to Veendam‘s amazing crew for doing such a terrific job!