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Video: Shore Excursions Montage

Here is a montage of five Panama Canal Sunfarer Voyage shore excursions. The footage was recorded in 2012 on Zuiderdam on the shore excursions offered at the ports Half Moon Cay, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, and Panama. — Bryan Ringos Half Moon Cay: Stingray Adventure Bonaire: Two-Site Snorkeling Gatun Lake Panama: Monkey Watch Aruba: Sailing &…   read more of “Video: Shore…”

Volendam Crew Tour the Temple of Borobudur in Indonesia

Volendam Crew Tour the Temple of Borobudur in Indonesia

Here’s a photo of Volendam crew members during their recent tour to the Temple of Borobudur when the ship called at Semarang, Indonesia. Anne Marie is Volendam’s human resources manager.

Cruise Diary: At Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia

Cruise Diary: At Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their visit to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia. We took the “Highlights of Brisbane and the Lone Pine Sanctuary” tour. The Lone Pine Sanctuary has…   read more of “Cruise Diary: At…”

Cruise Diary: Visiting Hong Kong, Vietnam and Indonesia

Cruise Diary: Visiting Hong Kong, Vietnam and Indonesia

HAL guest blogger Sharon Wilhelm is currently sailing aboard Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage. While aboard the ship she will chronicle her cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! Notes: Since leaving Seattle on Sept. 21, 2012, the ms Amsterdam has traveled 11,471 statute miles. We continue to be fully engaged in…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

A Look Behind the Scenes

A Look Behind the Scenes

Special thanks to Jerrol Golden, HAL’s manager of international public relations, for this post about her recent “Back of the House” guided tour on Oosterdam. For curious guests, HAL’s “Back of the House” guided tour is a must. You are given access to the tailor’s office, laundry facilities, recycling, galley, food storage, engine room control…   read more of “A Look Behind the…”

Tikal, Maya City of Voices Crew & Guest Tour

Tikal, Maya City of Voices Crew & Guest Tour

On November 2nd, six crew members and 13 guests from Statendam joined together in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, to participate in the Tikal, Maya City of Voices tour. The tour takes eight-and-a-half-hours and involves two flights, but it is well worth it. It was an amazing experience that we would all recommend to anyone that wants…   read more of “Tikal, Maya City of…”

Cruise Diary: Exploring Asia

Cruise Diary: Exploring Asia

HAL guest blogger Sharon Wilhelm is currently sailing aboard Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage. While aboard the ship she will chronicle her cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! October 10: (Day 19) – Jeju City, South Korea We booked a tour to go to a morning performance of Nanta. Even after…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”