While we were docked at Honolulu, I snapped this photo because you could see the force of nature. It was stunning and beautiful to look at from afar, but strong and violent nonetheless. Fernando Bacsa Beverage ms Zaandam
I’m an adrenaline junkie so the chopper tour won my vote. Kauai’s Grand Helicopter Tour in Nawiliwili is definitely a must do. The ride takes you across the island where you can get up close to spectacular waterfalls, mountains and even wild mountain goats!!! Also, many of the places were locations used in Jurassic Park…. read more of “Explorer’s…”
We were in College Fjord this morning. It was so calm that the mountains and glaciers reflected in the water. Despite the early hour, many guests were outside enjoying themselves and the commentary by our Travel Guide Richard. Andre van Schoonhoven is Zaandam’s captain.
This is for the art lovers. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has some of the most talented artists in the world. There are a lot of galleries and art stores in town. There is also a large amount of public artwork, especially on the downtown Puerto Vallarta malecon with its many sculptures and statues. Csaba Desvari Assistant… read more of “Explorer’s…”
These pictures were taken during the Bering Sea Crab Fisherman’s Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska. Some of Zaandam’s crew members attended the shore excursion and snapped these fun pictures.
Special thanks to Patricia Sinay from Holland America Line’s Community Relations department for sending us this note and photos. HAL donated 50 computers from Oosterdam, Rotterdam and Zaandam which will be used by Barrio Logan College Institute students for homework, college applications, and research. Barrio Logan College Institute helps prepare students in San Diego for… read more of “Holland America…”
Special thanks to Patricia Sinay from the community relations department at Holland America Line’s San Diego office for submitting this post. On Sunday, March 27 the ms Zaandam offloaded 330 chairs from the Lido to make room for new chairs. These chairs were donated to several organizations in San Diego including the San Diego Urban… read more of “Zaandam Makes…”
On December 13, the Zaandam was in the beautiful port of Lahaina, Maui. I decided to sign up as an escort on the Trilogy Catamaran: Lahaina Sunset Sail tour. To be honest I did not expect more than an uneventful boat ride but life is full of surprises and “Flipper” and his friend paid an… read more of “Zaandam Crew Tour…”