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Westerdam Postcards from Alaska

Westerdam Postcards from Alaska

We took a cruise aboard the Westerdam on June 9, 2012. This was our fifth Alaskan cruise and we enjoyed it every time. I took some terrific pictures and I wanted to share a couple of them with you. In the picture of the glacier, my wife and I both see what appears to be…   read more of “Westerdam Postcards…”

Postcards from Tracy Arm

Postcards from Tracy Arm

Thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich who continues to send photos from his Oosterdam cruise. The fog that shrouded the ship all day lifted just as we turned into the cut leading up to the Tracy Arm Fjord. Within a few minutes we were in bright sun, warm and beautiful. We made…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Time for a Friendly Match

Time for a Friendly Match

Every two weeks during the Alaska season, Statendam plays against the Oosterdam soccer team in Juneau. It’s not about who wins the games, it’s all about friendship. Henry Bin Uyu Hidayat is Statendam’s human resources clerk.

Chef Denise Vivaldo Gets Cooking aboard Westerdam

Chef Denise Vivaldo Gets Cooking aboard Westerdam

Chef Denise Vivaldo recently sailed aboard Westerdam’s July 21 seven-day Alaskan Explorer cruise as part of the line’s the Culinary Arts Center program presented by Food & Wine magazine. Chef Vivaldo has catered more than 10,000 parties and styled food for various television shows including “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”…   read more of “Chef Denise Vivaldo…”

Statendam’s Team Building in Juneau

Statendam’s Team Building in Juneau

Special thanks to Henry Bin Uyu hidayat, Statendam’s human resources clerk, for sharing this post with us. Getting to Juneau, Alaska, is an experience in and of itself. We were there for the Saga team building initiative. The tour operator picked us up at the pier and drove us to the lake. Winding along the…   read more of “Statendam’s…”

Majestic Mount Fairweather

Majestic Mount Fairweather

Here is the view of Mount Fairweather taken from the ship when we passed by after the ship exited from Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. During our Northbound cruise after we leave Glacier Bay National Park, we always have a VIP party in the Crow’s Nest at around 7:30 till 8:15 p.m. At this…   read more of “Majestic Mount…”