Statendam
Your grandparents pose for the sail-away photo in Seward, Alaska.
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Key card with all pertinent information.
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The M/S Statendam at Seward, Alaska, awaits its new passengers.
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Yet another view of the Statendam.
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Racing to the lifeboat drill.
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All suited up for the lifeboat drill.
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Ships' bell.
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A very cold upper deck.
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Children's play area.
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It's cold, but some prefer to swim.
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The other pool on the Lido deck. It's too cold to use it.
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The outdoor pool from another angle.
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The Lido pool roof can be closed during cold weather.
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Sculpture at the far end of the Lido pool.
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Hot tub and sculpture on the Lido deck.
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Corridor to cabin 047, your grandparents' mini suite.
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Cabin 047, Grandma and Grandpa's mini-suite.
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The seating area of your grandparents' mini suite.
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The cabin from the balcony end.
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Bathroom of the mini-suite.
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From time-to-time the cabin steward created something humorous.
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Grandpa enjoys the view from the private balcony.
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Grandpa keeping warm on their private balcony.
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Grandma Bert filling out documents for arrival in Vancouver.
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Elevators, which Grandma NEVER allows Grandpa to use aboard ship.
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The sign says it all.
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Looking into the Roterdam dining room.
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The Roterdam dining room.
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Grandma Bert enjoys high tea in the Roterdam dining room.
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Asher and Suasan Banks join us in the dining room.
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Purser's desk adjacent to the atrium.
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The atrium.
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The Lido deck buffet.
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The entrance to the Piano Bar is guarded by two antique brass monkeys.
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A brass monkey guards the entrance to the Piano Bar.
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The Piano Bar.
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Antiques aboard the Statendam.
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More antiques on display aboard the Statendam for all to enjoy.
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Corridor linied with antiques and original art objects.
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Entrance to the Pinnacle Grill.
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The Pinnacle Grill.
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Indonesian antiques aboard the Statendam.
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Painting aboard the Statendam.
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More antiques to view.
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Antiques were all over the ship.
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An antique cannon displayed on the Statendam.
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Various awards presented to Holland American Line and the Statendam and her crew.
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Bust of Holland's Queen Beatrix.
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The Internet cafe aboard the Statendam is spacious and comfortable.
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The library, co-located with the Internet cafe.
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The casino.
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Grandma Bert walking the deck for fighting cancer.
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Captain Frans Consen wishing passengers well on their day ashore.
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Captain Frans Consen and many of the crew toast the passengers their last night asea.
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Juggler Jeff Bradley and young helper from the audience.
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Pianist Paul Pappas.