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Explorer’s Scrapbook: Stockholm, Sweden

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm … a scene from the harbor. These are old sailing boats used today for pleasure, but in the old times ships were most important means of transport in and around Stockholm, which as a city occupies a lot of islands and bays. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam

Mariner Society Cruise Aboard Rotterdam

Mariner Society Cruise Aboard Rotterdam

Holland America Line’s Director of Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft sent in this post about the recent Mariner Society Cruise aboard Rotterdam’s crossing in July. It sure looks like they had a lot of fun! The July 12, 2011, crossing from New York to Rotterdam traced Holland America Line’s 139 year history of crossing the Atlantic…   read more of “Mariner Society…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: London

Explorer’s Scrapbook: London

I lived in London back in 2002 and it was amazing to be back after nine years. It seems that nothing changed. I have seen Big Ben of course many times, as I was a student and loved to discover the city by foot. I have many photos of this famous landmark. I also have…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Snapshot from Rotterdam’s Historic Trans-Atlantic Crossing

Snapshot from Rotterdam’s Historic Trans-Atlantic Crossing

Here is a snapshot from the recent ms Rotterdam Classic Trans-Atlantic crossing which sailed from New York to Rotterdam on July 12. This picture was taken after a wonderful dinner in the Pinnacle Grill. – Victoria Morgan, HAL Mariner

Video: Hoboken Pier – Then and Now

Rotterdam just completed its historic trans-Atlantic crossing and arrived at Pier 90 today in New York City. Blog fan Fred Claessen sent in this great video of pictures from his time working as a HAL steward and making the same crossing 52 years ago, then docking at Hoboken, New Jersey, at the 5th Street Pier….   read more of “Video: Hoboken Pier…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Machu Picchu

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Machu Picchu

I am at the top of the world discovering the Royal Inca settlement of Machu Picchu. The three-day Holland America overland was a blast! Eva Marti Shore Excursions Manager ms Rotterdam

Sister Ships Working Together in Nicaragua, Part I

Sister Ships Working Together in Nicaragua, Part I

The crew of our sister ship ms Statendam had previously organized charity donations to be sent to schools in Corinto, Nicaragua. The donations included boxes with new school supplies, computers and used clothing. It was a pleasure being approached by them to help assist in delivering these donations knowing in what poor circumstances people live…   read more of “Sister Ships…”