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#1
Norwood, Mass. BOSTON PROUD
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Hi

Ohh wow What a great ship. every thing is perfect I love my cabin SY and now spoiled. So far every thing is perfect. One thing sincer I been on Amsterdam the in 2011 aand 2012. I was not prepaided for darkness.So how my mind did not tell me it would be dark a 6 I spend the day in the water off I could live on this Island. Nop probles I have heard. I have to run to dinner. Meet a bunch of folks.

Mary Sorry for any typo's
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Cunard: Mauretania 2 New York to Cork Ireland (1950's?)
? Cork Ireland to New York
Holland America: Veendam 10/4/76-10/15/76 New York - Caribean San Juan,Puerto Rico, St Maarten, NA, Port-De-France, Marinique, St Lucia, St Thomas
Carnival: TSS Carnivale Boston- Bermuda 5/3-10 1977
Royal Caribbean: A Song Of America 11/10/90-11/18/90 Miami-Cozumel Mexico, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios, Jamaica,Labadee
World Explorer: Universe June 90"? Alaska not sure of order. Vancouver, Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Sitka, Glacier Bay, Yakutat bay/Hubbard Glacier not sure if we went all the way in. Valdez, Seward,
Gulf of Alaska, Skagway, Juneau, Wrangell, cruising B. C. coastal waters, Vicoria, Vancouver
Carnival Ecstasy Miami-Nasaua 11/13-16 1998*
Royal Caribbean:Viking Serenade 11/5-8 1999 LA- Ensenada Mexico
Holland America: Amsterdam 6/10-6/24 2011 Seattle-Alaska, Inside Passage, Ketchikan,Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, Sitka, Victoria, Seattle
Holland American Amsterdam 6/29-7/13/2012 Seattle-Alaska Ketchikan. Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait,Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier,Sitka Victoria, Seattle
Holland America Zuiderdam 10 day Panama Canal Sunfarer November 8. 2013-November 18, 2013 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, Willemstad (Curacao) Antilles, Oranjestad, Aruba, enter Panama Canal Cristobal, cruising Panama Canal and Gatum Lake. Exit Panama Canal, Cristobal, Colon, Panama. Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Holland America Amsterdam June 22, 2014- July 6, 2014 Alaska : Seattle, Ketchikan, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, Sikita, Victoria, Seattle
Up Cominig cruise
January 15, 2016- Jan 25 2016 Holland America Zuiderdam, Fort Lauderdale, Half Moon Cay Bahamas, Oranjestad Aruba, Panama Canal Gatun lake, panama Colon Panama, Puerto Limon Costa Rica,Georgtown Cayman Island
#3
North Carolina
8,824 Posts
Joined May 2009
I am so anxious for your reports. I will be on the Zuiderdam in December and i can't wait!

Thanks for doing a live from!
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25,709 Posts
Joined Feb 2003
Thanks for posting Mary Enjoy!!
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#5
Beautiful British Columbia, Canada
2,662 Posts
Joined Aug 2009
We love those SY cabins too-they are wonderful! So glad you are enjoying everything so far.
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#7
Beautiful BC, Canada.
6,785 Posts
Joined Feb 2008
Originally posted by Watson's aunt
Hi

Ohh wow What a great ship. every thing is perfect I love my cabin SY and now spoiled. So far every thing is perfect. One thing sincer I been on Amsterdam the in 2011 aand 2012. I was not prepaided for darkness.So how my mind did not tell me it would be dark a 6 I spend the day in the water off I could live on this Island. Nop probles I have heard. I have to run to dinner. Meet a bunch of folks.

Mary Sorry for any typo's
I have an SY booked for next year. Which one are you in? Thanks for the reports, and looking forward to more.
#10
USA
2,680 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
Thanks for posting. We are in an SY on the Zuiderdam coming up in April. Hope you really enjoy the ship and your cruise.
#11
Carolina Coast
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Joined Jul 2011
I'm so glad you're doing this ...we're looking to book this same trip for 2014 while on board the Westerdam this December.

DH and I will be avid readers!!!
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#13
Norwood, Mass. BOSTON PROUD
2,110 Posts
Joined Apr 2010
Greetings

Oh meat and great was wonderful. all offiercers came. next time I will not eat breakfast. ship is beautiful. Meals are great and no wait for anything. We had windy conditions and rocked a bit last night. I am still lost finding my way arund. we turn clocks ahead last night. I will be off to wine testing at 2 my cabin is 606*I will tell you when i leave. Room is great


Mary
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Cunard: Mauretania 2 New York to Cork Ireland (1950's?)
? Cork Ireland to New York
Holland America: Veendam 10/4/76-10/15/76 New York - Caribean San Juan,Puerto Rico, St Maarten, NA, Port-De-France, Marinique, St Lucia, St Thomas
Carnival: TSS Carnivale Boston- Bermuda 5/3-10 1977
Royal Caribbean: A Song Of America 11/10/90-11/18/90 Miami-Cozumel Mexico, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios, Jamaica,Labadee
World Explorer: Universe June 90"? Alaska not sure of order. Vancouver, Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Sitka, Glacier Bay, Yakutat bay/Hubbard Glacier not sure if we went all the way in. Valdez, Seward,
Gulf of Alaska, Skagway, Juneau, Wrangell, cruising B. C. coastal waters, Vicoria, Vancouver
Carnival Ecstasy Miami-Nasaua 11/13-16 1998*
Royal Caribbean:Viking Serenade 11/5-8 1999 LA- Ensenada Mexico
Holland America: Amsterdam 6/10-6/24 2011 Seattle-Alaska, Inside Passage, Ketchikan,Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, Sitka, Victoria, Seattle
Holland American Amsterdam 6/29-7/13/2012 Seattle-Alaska Ketchikan. Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait,Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier,Sitka Victoria, Seattle
Holland America Zuiderdam 10 day Panama Canal Sunfarer November 8. 2013-November 18, 2013 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, Willemstad (Curacao) Antilles, Oranjestad, Aruba, enter Panama Canal Cristobal, cruising Panama Canal and Gatum Lake. Exit Panama Canal, Cristobal, Colon, Panama. Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Holland America Amsterdam June 22, 2014- July 6, 2014 Alaska : Seattle, Ketchikan, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, Sikita, Victoria, Seattle
Up Cominig cruise
January 15, 2016- Jan 25 2016 Holland America Zuiderdam, Fort Lauderdale, Half Moon Cay Bahamas, Oranjestad Aruba, Panama Canal Gatun lake, panama Colon Panama, Puerto Limon Costa Rica,Georgtown Cayman Island
#14
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
581 Posts
Joined Mar 2007
Thanks so much for your postings. We will be on the cruise following yours so it is great hearing about the Zuiderdam.
Enjoy.
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#15
America's Hometown
17,223 Posts
Joined Feb 2006
Thanks for posting, Mary! Enjoy the Westerdam....
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Future Cruises
MS Veendam - Bermuda - 05/18
Past Cruises
MS Veendam - Bermuda - 05/15
MS Nieuw Amsterdam - Eastern Caribbean - 02/15
MS Noordam - Southern Caribbean - 02/14
MS Maasdam - Eastern Caribbean - 01/14
MS Nieuw Amsterdam - Med/westbound TA B2B- 10/13
MS Ryndam - Southern & Western Caribbean B2B- 02/13
MS Veendam - Bermuda - 05/12
MS Maasdam - Caribbean - 01/12
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MS Noordam - Caribbean B2B - 01/10
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#17
Norwood, Mass. BOSTON PROUD
2,110 Posts
Joined Apr 2010
Hi

we have had rain at night and winds up and over 60 miles per hr last night and early this morning. we sailed in to port and i went for a walk. don't know how to spell portr. It was very hot. Did noy buy anything. walked back was tiring. but the ship awaited me and Oceans bar, Ship is really nice No complaints from me. I have heard no one complaining.
see yar tommorow,

Mary
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Cunard: Mauretania 2 New York to Cork Ireland (1950's?)
? Cork Ireland to New York
Holland America: Veendam 10/4/76-10/15/76 New York - Caribean San Juan,Puerto Rico, St Maarten, NA, Port-De-France, Marinique, St Lucia, St Thomas
Carnival: TSS Carnivale Boston- Bermuda 5/3-10 1977
Royal Caribbean: A Song Of America 11/10/90-11/18/90 Miami-Cozumel Mexico, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios, Jamaica,Labadee
World Explorer: Universe June 90"? Alaska not sure of order. Vancouver, Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Sitka, Glacier Bay, Yakutat bay/Hubbard Glacier not sure if we went all the way in. Valdez, Seward,
Gulf of Alaska, Skagway, Juneau, Wrangell, cruising B. C. coastal waters, Vicoria, Vancouver
Carnival Ecstasy Miami-Nasaua 11/13-16 1998*
Royal Caribbean:Viking Serenade 11/5-8 1999 LA- Ensenada Mexico
Holland America: Amsterdam 6/10-6/24 2011 Seattle-Alaska, Inside Passage, Ketchikan,Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, Sitka, Victoria, Seattle
Holland American Amsterdam 6/29-7/13/2012 Seattle-Alaska Ketchikan. Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait,Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier,Sitka Victoria, Seattle
Holland America Zuiderdam 10 day Panama Canal Sunfarer November 8. 2013-November 18, 2013 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, Willemstad (Curacao) Antilles, Oranjestad, Aruba, enter Panama Canal Cristobal, cruising Panama Canal and Gatum Lake. Exit Panama Canal, Cristobal, Colon, Panama. Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Holland America Amsterdam June 22, 2014- July 6, 2014 Alaska : Seattle, Ketchikan, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, Sikita, Victoria, Seattle
Up Cominig cruise
January 15, 2016- Jan 25 2016 Holland America Zuiderdam, Fort Lauderdale, Half Moon Cay Bahamas, Oranjestad Aruba, Panama Canal Gatun lake, panama Colon Panama, Puerto Limon Costa Rica,Georgtown Cayman Island
#19
USA
2,680 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
Thanks for your reports. Great to hear you've heard no complaining!