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Postcards from Alaska

Postcards from Alaska

This is our deck officers’ view: Sitka before arrival. Chatham Strait on a beautiful day. Ioana is the crew purser on Ryndam

Captain’s Log: Scouts’ Honor

Captain’s Log: Scouts’ Honor

Aboard Volendam With the conversion of the Queen’s Room to the Microsoft Digital Workshop center for guests, we moved the Queen’s Room furniture to the Hudson Room and donated the Hudson Room furniture to the Boy Scouts in Ketchikan, Alaska. Chief Housekeeper Koos van Beesten. and Ketchikan ship’s agent Bill Halloran

Postcards from Sitka

Postcards from Sitka

Ioana Chereg, crew purser aboard Ryndam and a regular contributor, sent us her beautiful photos taken when the ship was at Sitka, Alaska.

Captain’s Log: Glacier Bay Earthquake

Captain’s Log: Glacier Bay Earthquake

Aboard Volendam. Today during our visit to Glacier Bay the Volendam felt an earthquake that had its epicenter approx 20 miles NNW from the ship. The whole ship started shuddering, the bridge immediately pulled back the throttles and called ECR [engine control room] to ask if everything was all right down there. Tanks were checked…   read more of “Captain’s…”

The Number-One Whale-Watching Day

The Number-One Whale-Watching Day

Wednesday, Aug. 3, Juneau, Alaska The shore excursion description says you’ll get a refund if no whales are spotted. Within 10 minutes an adult humpback was spotted. I was pretty excited. That’s not something you get to see that often.