Amsterdam’s Hotel Manager Bert van Mackelenbergh is quite the photographer. He told us his secret is in his equipment. I bought my first camera four years ago and realized the options you have when sailing around the world. Two years ago I upgraded my camera and last year I got the new Canon 5D Mark… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
Category: Alaska & Yukon
Aboard Zuiderdam Sometimes we see some interesting things at sea. This morning we saw the newest Princess ship pulling up beside us. It is a Cabrio Cruiser. No really, the fog at the top end of Vancouver Island is obscuring the superstructure of the Sapphire Princess as we approach the Pine Island pilot station. In… read more of “Captain’s…”
Ioana Cheregi, Ryndam’s crew purser, sent us these gorgeous sunset photos from Sitka, Alaska. The ship called there yesterday.
Dot Bardarson, chair of Holland America Line’s Seward Community Advisory Board, presented a check for $2,000 from Holland America to Dan Krier for the Seward Seahawks Booster Club. The Seward basketball program has a new shooting machine that Holland America helped to purchase. The machine is called The Gun. it delivers the basketball to players… read more of “Seward Booster Gets…”
On July 17th, some of Statendam’s brave crew members got together and went on the Bering Sea Crab Tour. Spending several hours on the water, they got to see many crabs and fish. And our brave crew members even got to hold some of the crabs. A tour well enjoyed by all!
Attached are pictures from our cruise through the Inside Passage on Westerdam a couple of weeks ago. I thought I would share because my boyfriend, Matthew, took some beautiful photos. Thanks! Jessica Sicard Air/Sea Groups Air/Sea World and Grand Holland America Line
Captain Werner Timmers Aboard Zuiderdam. Every week after sailing the inside passage we drop of our Canadian Pilots at a place called Triple Island. The pilot boat “Pathfinder” comes out from Prince Rupert about an hour away and the pilots climb down the ladder via a side door. The Triple Island lighthouse has been there… read more of “Captain’s…”
Aboard Zuiderdam Today was my first call in Glacier Bay in two years, and it’s surprising that even after 25 years and over 300 visits the place still excites me. Laying in front of the glacier waiting for some calving is like watching paint dry or grass grow, but not exactly. You know that every… read more of “Captain’s…”