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First Cruise Proves to be a Glacial One

First Cruise Proves to be a Glacial One

Thanks to HAL guest David for sending in some great snapshots of his family’s first cruise. We were on Zaandam from Vancouver to Seward for our first-ever cruise and our first trip to Alaska. — David from Marietta, Ga.

Lovely Scenes of Alaska

Lovely Scenes of Alaska

Thanks to the De Widt family of Netherlands for sending in these snapshots of their Alaska cruise on Zaandam. They have great memories of the trip, here are a couple of them.

Amsterdam Crew Soccer in Skagway, Alaska

Amsterdam Crew Soccer in Skagway, Alaska

Amsterdam crew members played a few games of soccer in Skagway, Alaska, on July 16th. The red team won 3-2 over the blue team in the first game and again 2-1 in the second game. Peggy Kaham is Amsterdam’s human resources manager.  

Zuiderdam Cruising Snow-Covered Alaska

Zuiderdam Cruising Snow-Covered Alaska

Thanks to HAL fan Joanneke, who was on a sailing boat in Alaska and was able to take these beautiful photos of Zuiderdam!

Up-Close with King Crabs in Ketchikan

Up-Close with King Crabs in Ketchikan

Here are more pictures from the Bearing Sea Crab Fishermen’s Tour in Ketchikan. To see my previous post click HERE. This part of the tour was conducted by the professional fishermen who told us stories about crabbing and commercial fishing. They also had a simulated demonstration to show us the technique used to catch crab…   read more of “Up-Close with King…”

Room with A Glacial View

Room with A Glacial View

Thanks to John and Pat who recently sailed with us for sending in this note and gorgeous picture from their Alaska cruise. Thanks! We just had to share this vacation photo with you. This photo of Glacier Bay was taken from our cabin balcony aboard ms Zaandam on a cruise to Alaska. This was our…   read more of “Room with A Glacial…”

Remembering a Statendam Milestone

Remembering a Statendam Milestone

Here’s a fun snapshot sent in by HAL guest Rick who sailed Alaska on Statendam‘s 500th voyage in 2006. Thanks Rick!