July 2016

Visiting the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 30, 2016

Today in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, we walked along the river front of the Upper Mississippi River, passing by the Saint Anthony Falls, which was the only major natural waterfall on the river. The natural falls were channeled into a concrete spillway, and their water power helped Minneapolis become the “Flour Milling Capital of the World” between 1880 and 1930. […]

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Views from Holland America’s Koningsdam Cruise Ship

July 29, 2016

For the final installment of our photo tour of the ms Koningsdam, we are sharing views from walking around the ship. We took these photos during our the July 3rd 7-Day Viking Sagas cruise from Amsterdam on Holland America’s newest ship, the ms Koningsdam, pictured while docked in Flam, Norway. As the first in Holland America’s new, larger Pinnacle […]

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A Look Inside Stateroom 11001 on Holland America’s Koningsdam Cruise Ship

July 25, 2016

Our ocean-view stateroom #11001 was one of the highlights of our July 3rd 7-Day Viking Sagas cruise on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam. We had booked an inside cabin, but took advantage of a last-minute special paid upgrade offer to ocean-view stateroom 11001 on Deck 11 of the ms Koningsdam. You can see the window of our cabin at […]

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Dining on Holland America’s Koningsdam Cruise Ship

July 16, 2016

We enjoyed trying the new dining options on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam during our July 3rd 7-Day Viking Sagas cruise. From the fresh fruit plate at breakfast in The Dining Room to the deconstructed apple pie served during A Taste of De Librije, the food choices on the cruise line’s first Pinnacle Class ship offered something for most every taste. […]

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