Zaandam Review

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Montreal to Boston in the Spring

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Sail Date: May 2023
Cabin: Verandah Suite

Weather as expected, cool & rainy, but it was great weather for reading a book and watching the scenery go by. We did this cruise the first time in 2014 and thought it would be fun to do again...and it was. Biggest change is Canada has now restricted speed to 10 knots an hour to protect whales in area. We thought this was a great change although it did cut time in port by an hour to several in each place, but we have visited all of them at least once before so no problem. However, whales did not cooperate by appearing so we could see them. Crew was it's usual Holland topnotch. They always make any cruise the tops.

Food portions were smaller which we like - I no longer had to ask for half portions. Only problem seemed to be supply side with limited green veg and redundant and boring menu.

Cabins have still not been brought up to enough outlets or USB ports including by the bed (NONE). Room stewards immediately supplied extension cord for husband's CPAP. Exploration Cafe tried their best with keeping up with drink orders but Holland seems to have ditched the Chai Tea mix for a pump version which tastes bland to nasty.

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Verandah Suite

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