Some quick pics to whet your appetite! Full report coming later this evening.

My home away from home for two all-too-short days: a French Balcony stateroom on Middle Deck 2. Photo © 2012 Aaron Saunders

We’ve only been onboard Viking River Cruises’ brand-new Viking Odin for roughly 60 minutes – yet we couldn’t resist sharing these first few images of this beautiful river cruise vessel.  First impression?  WOW.

Check out these quick preview photos of the Viking Odin, and stay tuned for our full first day’s Live Trip Report from here in Amsterdam, coming later this evening!

Balloons adorn the ship`s railings in anticipation of the big day tomorrow. Photo © 2012 Aaron Saunders

The stunning atrium staircase aboard the Viking Odin. Photo © 2012 Aaron Saunders

And the decorative fixture that hangs from the glass skylight over the reception lobby. Photo © 2012 Aaron Saunders

Fresh-cut tulips are everywhere aboard Viking Odin. Photo © 2012 Aaron Saunders

Entertain me! The large Sony flat-panel TV and thoughtful accent lighting in my French Balcony stateroom aboard Viking Odin. Photo © 2012 Aaron Saunders

A terrible photo that won`t win any awards, but here she is: Viking Odin at her Amsterdam berth. Photo © 2012 Aaron Saunders

From the Deck Chair will return tonight – LIVE from the Viking Odin in Amsterdam, Netherlands!



2 Responses to Viking Longships Live Trip Report – A Viking Prelude

  1. […] 1 – First Photos & Journey to Amsterdam & the Viking […]

  2. […] A Day of Exploration in Amsterdam By Aaron Saunders On September 24, 2012 · Add Comment Back in March,  I travelled to the Dutch city of Amsterdam to witness the christening ofViking River Cruises’ brand-new Viking Longships. […]

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