July 2007

Geiranger, Norway – Sunday July 29, 2007

July 29, 2007

At 7 am the ship anchored in Hellesylt for shore excursion guests to disembark. About 8 am, the Prinsendam continued to sail into the spectacular narrow and winding Geirangerfjord. (Those who we talked to on these excursions thoroughly enjoyed them.) Around 10 am, we arrived at Geiranger, the village at the head of the fjord, […]

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Day 83 Oslo, Norway – Even better with a local guide

July 26, 2007

Oslo, Norway – Thursday July 26, 2007  Today we had a great day in Oslo, Norway, thanks to locals Lauren and Lars showing us around. The Prinsendam docked near Akerhus Fortress, a short walk to the City Hall where we met our local friends and peaked into the main hall where the Nobel Peace Prize […]

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The Journey Continues: Top of the World cruise on the Prinsendam

July 24, 2007

This morning we head to Amsterdam to board the ms Prinsendam for the 18-Day Top of the World Cruise. We are looking forward to being back on board the elegant explorer. Since we have previously enjoyed Amsterdam main sites, we spent the past three days exploring Rotterdam. It is an easy 45 minute and 10 […]

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Day 80 The Maritiem Museum in Rotterdam

July 23, 2007

This morning we visited the Maritiem Museum, which includes a large exhibit on Holland America Line, tracing the company’s history dating back to 1873, when the company was founded in Rotterdam.  The exhibit is in Dutch and English.  We found the models and written materials such as menus interesting. The museum houses many model ships and an […]

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