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Cruise Diary: Day 1 at Cairns, Australia

Cruise Diary: Day 1 at Cairns, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their visit to Cairns, Australia. Cairns is pronounced like “Kaenz”. Al and I decided to have a leisurely morning on the Volendam taking photos from the ship today…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 1…”

Rotterdam’s Colorful Sailaway from the Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam’s Colorful Sailaway from the Port of Rotterdam

Special thanks to HAL guest and regular blog contributor Hans Janssen for these photos from his Rotterdam cruise. Here are some pictures taken during our wonderful cruise aboard ms Rotterdam as it sailed to the Caribbean. They were taken during the departure from the Port of Rotterdam. – Hans Janssen

Cruise Diary: Hamilton Island

Cruise Diary: Hamilton Island

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their visit to Hamilton Island. On October 25 we visited Hamilton Island. Al and I spent five days on Hamilton 26 years ago when we went snorkeling on…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Brisbane, Australia

Cruise Diary: Brisbane, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their visit to Brisbane, Australia.

Vibrant Half Moon Cay

Vibrant Half Moon Cay

Special thanks to HAL guest and Mariner Louis Beaudry for sending in this gorgeous photo of Noordam docked in Half Moon Cay.

Young Mariner is a Big Alaska Fan

Young Mariner is a Big Alaska Fan

Special thanks to HAL Mariners Elsa and Patricia for this post. As one of HAL’s youngest Mariners, Patricia shows her love for HAL even in school! Mom Elsa shared with us her daughter’s cute drawing. Thanks again! I wanted to share with you this picture my daughter Patricia did in school. She is in 1st…   read more of “Young Mariner is a…”

Three Times with HAL in 2012

Three Times with HAL in 2012

Mariners Nancy and Doug Crosbie cruised with HAL three times this year, each time on a different ship. They were kind enough to share a photo from each voyage. Thanks Nancy and Doug!

A Fun Way to Honor HAL

A Fun Way to Honor HAL

Mariner Robert Frary came up with a creative and stylish way to display his mariner tiles in his home. He sent in a picture of his newly decorated table. Thanks Robert!