Today, Jan. 5, 2015, ms Amsterdam departs on the Grand World Voyage — the experience of a lifetime! The cruise goes around the world in 114 days, transiting the Panama Canal, making its way to the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, India, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Jordan. From Jordan it’s a… read more of “Want More Time…”
Have you ever wanted to fully explore the world on a grand cruising adventure? Well, perhaps 2015 is the year you’ll join Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam on a global circumnavigation.
Captain Jonathan Mercer March 28, 2012: Our passages up the coast of India have been busy. Apart from the coastal trade shipping, there have been vast amounts of ﬁshing vessels. Every coastal community seems to have a ﬂeet of these boats, ranging from reasonably large, in the 9-10 metre range, (28 feet or so), to… read more of “Around the World…”
As we left Mumbai, India, we held a themed event called “Bollywood Night” from the famous movie term in India (like Hollywood in the United States). There were plenty of black and white movie set props, cascades and director’s chairs. The ladies wore Indian saris and the gentlemen wore Maharaj turbans. Lots of photos were… read more of “A Night in…”