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S.S. Rotterdam: Holland America Line’s 40-Year Flagship

S.S. Rotterdam: Holland America Line’s 40-Year Flagship

Many thanks to David Giventer, Ryndam’s future cruise consultant, who sent in this fabulous post. Enjoy! In the harbor of Rotterdam there is a very beautiful passenger ship! She was once considered so modern and chic that her external design and interior decorative appointments were considered a far-reaching departure from what was then accepted as…   read more of “S.S. Rotterdam:…”

Essay Contest Entry: An Unforgettable Transatlantic Voyage

Essay Contest Entry: An Unforgettable Transatlantic Voyage

The below was entered into Holland America Line’s trans-Atlantic essay contest. For details on how to enter, click HERE. Ambulances blared past our 1967 Pontiac Catalina headed toward the airport. I resented the disruption of autumn’s spectacle and the magnificent J.S. Bach fugue. We were all classically trained musicians, except my mother, who, like George…   read more of “Essay Contest…”