Always have wanted to Cruise the canal . Ship left from Boston , where we live so perfect. Captain had to miss several Hurricanes, which he did . A little rough but not bad . Ft Lauderdal was in tough shape so excursions had been canceled . Missed a few more storms and than clear sailing . Great tour in Columbia by a firm called Duran Duran . Booked it myself and we had a terrific time . We stopped in Costa Rica , Nicaragua, Guatemala , Puerto Chiapas , Cabo and San Diego . Every stop was an adventure Botanical gardens , coffee plantation , Banana plantations colonial capitals and a great thermal spa in the mountains overlooking the volcano's . Truly a great tour. as usual Holland staff were on top of their game . Great waiter, wine steward , bar staff just excellent . The concierge in the Neptune lounge was amazing , couldn't do enough . Everyday a new treat . Nicaragua left a lot to be desired . Leon is a few walls still standing that could have been a barbecue pit . The view to the lake was spectacular . but just not much to see . check in and disembarkation were like silk , just smooth . As always thanks Holland America

Panama Canal

Maasdam Cruise Review by Dude68

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Always have wanted to Cruise the canal . Ship left from Boston , where we live so perfect.

Captain had to miss several Hurricanes, which he did . A little rough but not bad .

Ft Lauderdal was in tough shape so excursions had been canceled .

Missed a few more storms and than clear sailing .

Great tour in Columbia by a firm called Duran Duran . Booked it myself and we had a terrific time . We stopped in Costa Rica , Nicaragua, Guatemala , Puerto Chiapas , Cabo and San Diego . Every stop was an adventure Botanical gardens , coffee plantation , Banana plantations colonial capitals and a great thermal spa in the mountains overlooking the volcano's . Truly a great tour. as usual Holland staff were on top of their game . Great waiter, wine steward , bar staff just excellent . The concierge in the Neptune lounge was amazing , couldn't do enough . Everyday a new treat .

Nicaragua left a lot to be desired . Leon is a few walls still standing that could have been a barbecue pit . The view to the lake was spectacular . but just not much to see .

check in and disembarkation were like silk , just smooth .

As always thanks Holland America
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Neptune Suite with Verandah
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amazing cabin . Huge balcany, great spot to view the canal .
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