Great things about this area of the world are the sunsets. Sunsets in this area are much better than in Alaska, where the sky is usually too bright, which doesn’t give much contrast between sun and sky. In the area we’re sailing in at the moment, it gets dark early and when the sky is getting dark at the same time as the sun sets, you get a much better shot of the sun. This one was taken with a 800mm lens. I can’t wait to arrive in Panama, which is famous for its sunrises.
Bert van Mackelenbergh is Westerdam’s hotel manager.