Ryndam’s crew had a great time experiencing a different “sea life” on the Bering Sea Crab Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska. Ioana is the crew purser aboard Ryndam.
Category: Alaska & Yukon
Having left the country charm of Beaver Creek behind we find ourselves in Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks is a moderately large city and has all the trappings of modern life. That being said, it’s a nice break from the countryside as it offers us a chance to stop for supplies and things we need for the… read more of “Anthony’s…”
During the crew tour “Bering Sea Crab” in Ketchikan I had the chance take some amazing photos of the famous bald eagles.
Just a few miles from the border sits the westernmost community in Canada: Beaver Creek. At milepost 1202 on the AlCan Highway you’ll find the Westmark Beaver Creek. Beaver Creek is the perfect example of a rustic lodge–style hotel. The main building contains the guest services office and a restaurant. The other buildings on property… read more of “Anthony’s…”
Skagway, Alaska, May 19. Weather is absolutely fabulous, bright, sunny and warm. Three passengers and I climb into a van with Coleman, our guide, and head out of town, all deciding we are probably out of our minds. We are going rock climbing and rappelling, all for the first time. I am, as usual, the… read more of “Rock Climbing in…”
Yesterday was a lazy day in Whitehorse and so we took that time to stock up on items we needed from Wal-Mart. Determined to ensure the day had some educational value, Herb and I visited the Yukon Brewing Co. Microbreweries are popping up all over the states and also in Canada. The Pacific Northwest is… read more of “Anthony’s…”
This morning we train the staff at the Klondike Inn in Whitehorse. The Klondike Inn is another of our seasonal properties. The demand for hotel rooms in-season is too strong for us just to operate one hotel, so we have the Klondike Inn to assist with the care of our land tour guests. Since they… read more of “Anthony’s…”
Another early start today after a good breakfast (complete with reindeer sausage) at a local greasy spoon. Then we were off to Whitehorse via Beaver Creek. The Canadian Border is just about 90 miles away down Route 1. Shortly after crossing the border, at milepost 1202, the town of Beaver Creek appears. Blink and you’ll… read more of “Anthony’s…”