Bonnie & Bill Mullin's Mexico & Hawaii Cruise
November 19 ~ December 13, 2015

 

Bonnie and I decided to take a longer cruise together.  We booked with Holland America Line through an online local travel agent for a 24-day cruise.  Our itinerary was as follows:

Nov. 19
Nov. 20 
Nov. 21
Nov. 22
Nov. 23
Nov. 24 
Nov. 25
Nov. 26
Nov. 27
Nov. 28
Nov. 29
Nov. 30
Dec. 01
Dec. 02
Dec. 03
Dec. 04
Dec. 05
Dec. 06
Dec. 07
Dec. 08
Dec. 09
Dec. 10
Dec. 11
Dec. 12
Dec. 13
San Diego
At Sea
Cabo San Lucas
Mazatlán
Puerto Vallarta
At Sea
At Sea
San Diego
At Sea
At Sea
At Sea
At Sea
At Sea
Hilo, Hawaii
Kona, Hawaii
Lahaina, Maui
Honolulu, Oahu
Nawiliwili, Kauai
At Sea
At Sea
At Sea
At Sea
At Sea
Ensenada
San Diego
Cruise map.

We sailed on Holland America's ship, Veendam, and ultimately were onboard the ship for a total of 8,419 miles!  For our cruise, there were 1,300 passengers and 600 crew members.  If you'd like to read more about Holland America Line, their trips, or the Veendam, click here.  Note that there's not a lot of pictures for the amount of time we cruised, but the 241 pictures that have been saved and displayed on these pages we consider to be the best of the best of the 600(+) taken during the cruise!  Also note that I try to keep my comments to a minimum, letting the pictures speak for themselves.  Click on any of the following links to see more photos:

At Sea (This page)

Cabo San Lucas Mazatlán Puerto Vallarta

Hilo

Kona Maui Oahu

Kauai

Ensenada San Diego

 

The following pictures were all taken during "At Sea" days in and around the ship:

 

(Click on picture to enlarge)

Click to see at_sea01Resized.jpg
The Veendam.

Click to see at_sea02Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea03Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea04Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea05Resized.jpg
Fueling the ship.  Note that the Veendam used 72 tons of fuel daily!

Click to see at_sea06Resized.jpg
The promenade ~ 6th deck.

Click to see at_sea07Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea08Resized.jpg
The pool with its roof open.

Click to see at_sea09Resized.jpg
At night or in bad weather the pool's roof was closed.

Click to see at_sea10Resized.jpg
This Princess Line ship was a long, long way away.  I used the 65X setting on the camera to capture this picture.

Click to see at_sea11Resized.jpg
Uh oh, is this Rose? Are we on the Titanic ~ again?  :)

Click to see at_sea12Resized.jpg
Bonnie playing her favorite game ~ freecell solitaire

Click to see at_sea13Resized.jpg
Bonnie signed up to model during a jewelry show.

Click to see at_sea14Resized.jpg
Modeling.
Click to see at_sea15Resized.jpg
Chocolate diamonds.
Click to see at_sea16Resized.jpg
Modeling a necklace and earrings.
Click to see at_sea17Resized.jpg
$22K diamond & rubbellite necklace.
Click to see at_sea18Resized.jpg
Bonnie & Bill.

Click to see at_sea19Resized.jpg
The top half of the mid-ship atrium sculpture.

Click to see at_sea20Resized.jpg
The bottom half of the sculpture.

Click to see at_sea21Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea22Resized.jpg
More freecell, in the library this time.

Click to see at_sea23Resized.jpg
Christmas is getting close.

Click to see at_sea24Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea25Resized.jpg
We found one of these "towel animals" in our room each night after dinner.

Click to see at_sea26Resized.jpg


Click to see at_sea27Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea28Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea29Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea30Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea31Resized.jpg


Click to see at_sea32Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea33Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea34Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea35Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea36Resized.jpg


Click to see at_sea37Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea38Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea39Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea40Resized.jpg
Click to see at_sea41Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea42Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea43Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea44Resized.jpg Click to see at_sea45Resized.jpg
The last day of our cruise.

Click to see at_sea46Resized.jpg


Click to see at_sea47Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea48Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea49Resized.jpg

Click to see at_sea50Resized.jpg

You may use any of the above pictures for any purpose and may do so without giving me credit.  Note that these pictures have been downsized for those with slow connection speeds.  If you'd like copies of the original JPG pictures, send me an E-mail telling me which pictures you want and I'll be happy to send the original pictures to you at no charge!


Go to your previous web page.

Go to Bill & Bonnie's photo album home page.

Send E-mail to Bill & Bonnie.