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Seductive Saguenay

Seductive Saguenay

Note: Maasdam currently is cruising Saguenay Fjord. It’s a 2.5-hour drive from Quebec City to the Saguenay region. My traveling companion and I pointed our car toward La Baie, where we checked in to L’ Auberge des 21. Located on the shore of the Saguenay Fjord, the warm family inn also features fine regional (read:…   read more of “Seductive…”

Cruise Diary: First-Timers on an Alaska Cruise

Cruise Diary: First-Timers on an Alaska Cruise

This was our fist cruise, so it might be of interest to the “newbies” out there. We had never taken a cruise before, so decided to celebrate our anniversary with a cruise to Alaska. Several of our cruising friends recommended Holland America. We were not disappointed, it was simply the best vacation we have ever…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Anthony’s Alaska Adventure: Tok

Anthony’s Alaska Adventure: Tok

Early in the morning we climbed in the truck to head off to Tok, Alaska. Training was scheduled for the afternoon, so it’s an early start on Alaska Route 1, one of the main roads into and out of Alaska from the lower 48. The initial ride out of Anchorage was just like any other…   read more of “Anthony’s…”

Train to the Tribe

Train to the Tribe

Note: Maasdam currently is at Sept-Iles When I visited Sept-Iles, the train service to visit the Innu community had not yet started. But I did get an overview from a helicopter, and the trip along the Moise River looked promising then.

Anthony’s Alaska Adventure: Anchorage

Anthony’s Alaska Adventure: Anchorage

Nothing helps you adjust to a four-hour time change like sunlight until 11:30 p.m. After nine hours of flying I arrived at Anchorage to the mid-afternoon sun and 40-degree temperatures. Anchorage is a bustling metropolitan city set amidst the backdrop of beautiful snow-capped mountains. Just a quick ride from the airport, the Westmark Anchorage welcomes…   read more of “Anthony’s…”