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Cruising With An Inspiration Named Julia

On a recent Panama Canal cruise on the Holland America ms Amsterdam we met a most extraordinary passenger with a remarkable past. Her name is Julia. We do not usually write about fellow travelers, but Julia is exceptional for several reasons that stirred our interest and imagination. Julia’s most noteworthy characteristic is that she belongs …

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Exploring the Amenities Aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam

Holland America has been building  great ships for cruise vacations for 138 years. The ms Nieuw Amsterdam is no exception. In our last article, we wrote about the four ships that have proudly borne the name ms Nieuw Amsterdam. We also reviewed the many on-board dining options available to passengers. Today, we complete our story by …

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