Special thanks to Westerdam’s Techspert Tom who posted this on the Microsoft Blog. Good day to you all! Techspert Tom here, blogging from the ms Westerdam. This week we were at wonderful ports of call: Nassau, St. Thomas, St. Barths, and the always gorgeous Half Moon Cay. Being from Boston, MA, I love the Caribbean…Anything… read more of “Digital Workshop:…”
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These photos were taken from a special Valentine’s Day celebration on board the Amsterdam during our voyage to Papeete, Tahiti. You won’t believe how big the heart-shaped balloon with “FROM OUR HEART TO YOURS, HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY” written on it was. It’s huge, as you can see in these photos. The guests and crew dressed… read more of “Amsterdam…”
After spending three days in Antarctica, we held a special themed dinner. This one was titled “The Ice Blue Winter Ball.” We celebrated sailing to Antarctica, the ice-blue cold place, with spectacular views of giant icebergs and wildlife that included penguins, whales, sea lions and birds. The Dining Room and the Queen’s Lounge were decorated… read more of “Amsterdam’s…”
Day 28, Feb. 2 The Drake Passage, infamous for its winds and rough seas, was foggy and windy (gale force 9 winds) with big swells. We had taken this possibility into consideration when we selected a ship for our world cruise: we wanted a mid-sized vessel that would ride the waves better than a smaller,… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Here are photos from Amsterdam’s “Viva Las Vegas” Casino themed dinner. The dining room looked like Casino Royale as countless gold dollar balloons filled the room and the dining room stewards wore vests with the dollar sign. The guests and crew members all had a great time. Enjoy the photos!
Here are a few photos that were taken when we held a themed event called “Copacabana Samba” in the dining room a few days ago as we sailed to Buenos Aires, Argentina, from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Enjoy the photos!
These photos are from Amsterdam’s “Black and Silver” themed evening a few days ago on the way to Brazil. Guests and crew wore those colors to match the theme. The Dining Room and Queen’s Lounge were decorated with lots of black and silver chandeliers, cascades and lamé fabric for the event. Enjoy the photos!
HAL blogger Gary Frink currently is sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Enjoy! AMAZON ADVENTURE, at dock, Bridgetown, Barbados, 12-15-11 It was an unusual time of day for Yoga, our cabin steward, to knock and ask to enter cabin… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”