I woke up super refreshed after an awesome dinner last night in the Manhattan Dining Room and a bit of time spent on deck watching the ship go between mountain ranges. Today was a sea day spent cruising the Inside Passage, so I did a lot of exploring around the ship and got to experience what the Nieuw Amsterdam was like during a sea day, where a ship has to entertain over 2,000 guests.
Since I woke up quite early this morning, I went to have breakfast in the Lido Marketplace. I’m not much of a breakfast person beyond coffee and fruit, but the stuffed French toast caught my eye and I couldn’t resist. One thing I love about Holland America is the silverware, mugs, and water glasses are already at the table so it’s not a balancing act going from buffet to table.
This morning I got to experience a galley tour, but it wasn’t your ordinary galley tour. It was a tour while the chefs were preparin