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Views of the MS Ryndam

This is our first trip aboard Holland America’s MS Ryndam, and I must say that it’s a very nice ship for one that was built back in the late 1990s.  Of course it was refurbished in 2010, but still . . . .

At any rate, I decided to spend one evening strolling around taking interior shots, and the next day I took the picture of the pool you see below.  The dockside exteriors were taken in Bermuda.

There’s much to do aboard a ship such as this, even on sea days.  I enjoy playing bridge, for instance.  Ursula spends her time reading, and as soon as we boarded we headed up to the ship’s library.  Ursula’s picks this trip were biographies:  That famous corgi lover Queen Elizabeth; that infamous equestrian lover Catherine the Great; and volume one of Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.’s life story.

In between all that, we’ve also enjoyed the following movies in the Ryndam’s theater:  Apollo 18 (nothing to write home about), The Muppets (good family movie); The Artist (I can see why it stole the show at this year’s Oscars; absolutely incredible film making).

Wednesday I’ll show you King’s Wharf, Bermuda, and Friday you’ll see the capital city of Hamilton.  Meanwhile, enjoy this tour of the MS Ryndam:


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