On this page you find author's cruise and cruiseships experiences.  Please don't hestitate to get in touch with the author (see below)
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    Experiences on Cruises:
The author is  journalist with the Dutch  maritime monthly “De Blauwe Wimpel.” concerning Cruises and Ferries
 - Alaska cruise with old ss. Rotterdam V  may 1997
 - Panamacanal cruise with the mv. Maasdam. jan/febr.1999
 - Europa cruises with mv. Splendour of the Seas. march 1996 and Enchantment of the Seas. july 1997
 - Caribbean cruise with mv. Norwegian Sea. jan.1998
 - Eastern Mediterranean with clipper Star Flyer. oct.1999
 - Canarian Islands with ss. Island Breeze. jan/febr.2000
 - Norwegian Fjords (Hurtigruten) with mv. Nordkapp. may 2000
 - Eastern Meditterranean with mv. the Azur. april 2001
 - Southern Caribbean with mv. Volendam. jan/febr 2002
 - Western Meditterranean with psv. Royal Clipper. july 2002
 - Sicily and Amalfi Coast with psv. Royal Clipper July/August 2003
 - Gems of the Baltic with ms.Noordam june/july 2004
 - Norwegian Fjords and Nordkap with ms.Rotterdam VI  june/july 2005
 - Western Meditterranean with MSC Musica april/may 2007
 - Canarian Islands and Madeira with AIDAdiva february 2008
 - Middle East -Dubai with Costa Victoria  january 2009
 - Eastern Meditterranean and Black Sea with Norwegian Jade  sept./oct.2009
 - Eastern Meditterranean with Mein Schiff-1 may 2011

 - Shipvisits on: Statendam - Rotterdam - Regatta - Black Watch - Debussy (river) - van Gogh - Enchantment of the Seas (after lengthening)- Boudicca - Norwegian Pearl - Queen Victoria - MSC Poesia - Eurodam - Prinsendam - Plancius expedition/cruiseship - MSC Magnifica - Stena Hollandica (ferry)  - Norwegian Epic - Westerdam - Stena Trader - Norwegian Getaway.


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last update: july 28-2013