Today is Labor Day in the United States, and all the banks, government offices and most businesses are closed for the national holiday. Your blog team is taking a well-deserved break today as well, but we’ll be back tomorrow with more Holland America Line-related content!
Thanks to Dimas Satrio Bayuaji, Ryndam‘s human resources clerk, for submitting this post. On August 16, Ryndam Indonesian crew members held the Indonesian Independence Day tournament games to celebrate the 67th Indonesian Independence Day. Games included tug of war, bakiak race and the sack Race. The games were lots of fun for both crew and… read more of “Ryndam’s…”
Special thanks to A. Dony Suryonugroho, night auto officer aboard Zuiderdam, for submitting these photos from the ship’s recent Indonesian Independence Day celebration while in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Here are a few photos we took of ms Veendam officers and crew enjoying the complimentary sodas provided to them in honor of the Day of the Seafarer.
Yesterday in Greece, we welcomed the Marines from the Athens Embassy Security Guard Detachment of the U.S. Marine Corps to help us celebrate the Fourth of July. They came to assist us with our flag raising ceremony attended by many officers and staff. We then had a ‘backyard barbecue’ complete with s’mores! The Marines stayed… read more of “Noordam Celebrates…”
In observance of the U.S. Independence Day, we will not be posting today. We want to wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July! On this holiday, Holland America Line ships will be in locations as diverse as Alaska, Spain, Denmark, Greece, Canada, Norway and Bermuda. No matter where you are, we invite you… read more of “Happy Fourth of…”
What are you grilling up this Fourth of July? How about my mouth-watering Apple-Glazed Baby Back Ribs? Apple-Glazed Baby Back Ribs Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 6 tablespoons packed light brown sugar, divided 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 tablespoons paprika 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 (2-2… read more of “Rudi’s 4th of…”
Enjoy these photos from ms Prinsendam’s Filipino Independence Day festivities.