A photo of Oosterdam and the Sydney Opera House taken just before we left Sydney harbor and proceeded to drydock for 14 days. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.
Thanks to Oosterdam’s Photo and Video Manager Ciaran McGinn for taking these breathtaking shots of Oosterdam’s sailaway from
Special thanks to Jerrol Golden, HAL’s manager of international public relations, for this beautiful snapshot of Volendam’s first call of the season at Sydney, Australia. The ship departed October 21 for a 34-day Circumnavigation Voyage of Australia.
Thanks to Volendam’s Night Audit Office Alexander “Dony” Suryonugroho for these beautiful photos from the ship’s recent calls at Australia.
Sydney Harbour in Australia has a lot of interesting sites, but the bridge is still the main attraction. Alexander “Dony” Suryonugroho Night Audit Officer ms Volendam
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012: After days at sea, another landfall, the east coast of Australia and in particular, Sydney. This outstanding city nestles in the comfort of a beautiful natural harbour and this, no doubt, was the reason for early explorers using it and thus the city’s growth. Its harbour bridge and opera house are… read more of “Around the World…”
From Los Angeles, our special 23-day cruise across the Pacific aboard the Volendam was a life-changing adventure for a couple of oldies who thought they had done it all. Celebrating my 80th birthday aboard the ship in Honolulu was an indelible event that revitalized the soul, giving what was a tired body new life. After… read more of “An 80th Birthday…”
As we approach the Circular Quay pier we can see the rear of the famous Sydney Opera House. It looks like a snail coming out of its shell! David Thibagaran Assistant Housekeeper ms Zaandam