On April 27, ms Westerdam visited Ajaccio, Corsica. The weather in port was sunny and warm. Some of the guests chose to go on a Vizzavona and Spuntinu tour and I was lucky to be an escort on this tour. This tour goes through the distant villages in the mountains of Corsica and stops in… read more of “Westerdam’s…”
Tag: Shore Excursions
One of the privileges of being an employee of HAL is a possibility to see different places. On April 29 in the port of Naples, a crew tour to Pompeii was organized. Fifty-one crew members were able to attend and to discover the Roman city buried, but completely preserved, by Mt. Vesuvius’ eruption in 79… read more of “Westerdam’s…”
Reason to Sail #66: Swim with the stingrays in Grand Cayman on a Caribbean cruise.
The other day longtime reader Ben van Zeijl sent us a video of a new floating tour bus they have in Rotterdam. Today he sent us a photo of a different kind of floating vehicle. In Ketchikan they have a Duck bus too. Fun We did a tour with them when we were in the… read more of “While We’re…”
Here are more pictures. Before you think that I am never working, some of them were taken by my wife, Mattie, who went on a tour to the Iguazu Falls!
For those who are chocolate lovers, you will get pleasure from this — a crew tour was organized in Dunedin, New Zealand, to visit the Cadbury Factory. It was about 20-minute scenic drive from the port to the factory and once inside, you can see the widest selection of Cadbury chocolate. Cadbury’s secret is the… read more of “For You Chocolate…”
It was a sunny yet windy Friday morning when I prepared for a shore excursions tour of Tassie Wildlife in Burnie, Tasmania (Australia). Burnie is the fourth-largest city in Tasmania and is affectionately known as Tassie. We boarded a bus and started our adventure along the Bass Highway coastal route, via the resort town of… read more of “My Tassie Wildlife…”
Here are a few cool photos of the Chacchoben Mayan Ruins tour in Costa Maya, Mexico. Kateryna Bannikova is Maasdam’s human resources manager.