The ms Ryndam has developed a close relationship with the Liberty Orphanage in Belize City, thanks to the power of social networking site Facebook. I got a message from my wife Karen in mid November telling me that a sister of a friend she met in China three years ago is helping out at an… read more of “Facebook Brings…”
Yesterday Ryndam call at the beautiful port of Huatulco, Mexico — the “place of beautiful wood.” Our crew went on a float trip on the Copalita River. As they were floating quietly down the river they could enjoy the spectacular view and watch a magnificent bird ballet.
Ryndam’s crew had a great time experiencing a different “sea life” on the Bering Sea Crab Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska. Ioana is the crew purser aboard Ryndam.
During the crew tour “Bering Sea Crab” in Ketchikan I had the chance take some amazing photos of the famous bald eagles.
In Victoria, B.C., on ms Ryndam We left San Diego about 5 p.m. Monday and headed up the coast. Tuesday, our first of two full days at sea, we were in a dense fog nearly all day. Somewhere out in the Pacific, a storm sent huge waves our way and the ship was rocking and… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
On board ms Ryndam in San Diego Yesterday was a busy day. We anchored offshore of Catalina Island during the night, and tenders started running into port promptly in the morning.
On board ms Ryndam at Long Beach, Calif. Wednesday and Thursday were sea days, which meant sipping a spicy Bloody Mary on deck, playing Skip-Bo with new friends, shopping for a long-sleeved sweatshirt (we’re headed north to Canada in few days) and generally just relaxing, having fun and letting the marvelous crew on Ryndam take… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
On board ms Ryndam Joan and Jan. Yesterday afternoon in San Diego we boarded ms Ryndam, our home for the next 14 days as we travel first to Mexico and then up the Pacific Coast to Vancouver, B.C. Spent the day settling in and reacquainting ourselves with the ship. It’s been nine years since we… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”