Thanks to Susan Argento for this romantic post! Keeping with an annual tradition of cruising, in 1994 a large group of us booked an inaugural cruise on the Ryndam. We loved it so much we booked 6 large suites for a 10 day cruise the later part of 1995, also on the Ryndam. We had… read more of “A High Seas…”
We again celebrated the New Year on board ms Ryndam. Great weather, both at sea and while at port made the cruise extremely enjoyable. The stop at Falmouth, Jamaica, was superb — a brand new pier and very interesting tours made it difficult to decide what to see. My husband Waldemar, our daughter Christina and… read more of “Celebrating New…”
We just received these photos of Ryndam and Rotterdam at their homeport of Rotterdam from Patrick van der Vlies. These were taken July 3, 2011, and Patrick reminded us that Ryndam left to Bergen and Rotterdam to New York.
Special thanks to HAL guests Marilyn & Charlie for sending in this great photo from their cruise on Ryndam.
HAL guests Arthur and Barbara Ovalle sent in a very original post for us. Here’s a great sketch of Adagio Strings, Ryndam’s string quartet. Thanks! We had the privilege of listening to Adagio Strings, Nadia, Lili, Alesia and Elena, on the Ryndam this past November 30. Here they are sketched by yours truly! Enjoy! —… read more of “An Artistic…”
Here are Ryndam’s deck officers celebrating their graduation from HAL University. Congrats! Brandi Johnson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.
HAL Mariners and frequent blog contributors Cees and Yvon Kloppenburg submitted this video they created while on board Ryndam to an Indonesian media outlet. Enjoy! We love the Indonesian and Filipino crew members we meet during our cruises with Holland America Line. It’s great how they serve us and in my opinion they have a… read more of “Video: Ryndam Crew…”
Here is my tribute to the wonderful crew members of Ryndam. Enjoy the video! Cornelis “Cees” Kloppenburg and his wife Yvon recently sailed on board Ryndam throughout the Mediterranean and blogged about their experience in a series of posts.