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Alaska Sunsets and Wildlife

Alaska Sunsets and Wildlife

Thanks to HAL guest Gordon for sending us these amazing photos from his summer Alaska cruise. Took a great trip to Alaska aboard the ms Amsterdam. The trip was filled with some great ports of call and the normal excellent service from all aboard the Amsterdam. It was specially great to see so much wildlife…   read more of “Alaska Sunsets and…”

Alaska Tour Operator Gastineau Guiding Featured on CNN

Alaska Tour Operator Gastineau Guiding Featured on CNN

Tour operator Gastineau Guiding and our Whales & Glaciers Citizen Science Adventure shore excursion were featured on CNN! Check out the story bly clicking on the link: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2011/09/30/become-a-citizen-scientist.cnn

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Dog Sledding in Alaska

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Dog Sledding in Alaska

What a memorable experience. My wife Tomo and I were able to take part in a dog sledding tour in Alaska. What a feeling of adventure, being pulled along the snow by these amazing dogs. Everyone should try the dog sledding tour – it’s unforgettable. Mark Zeller Hotel Manager ms Nieuw Amsterdam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Hubbard Glacier

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Hubbard Glacier

This is not a shot you get very often in Hubbard Glacier … the weather was great and visibility was good. In fact, I don’t think I have seen it that clear in 10 years of visiting Hubbard Glacier. Jonathan Bailey Safety, Environmental and Health Officer ms Amsterdam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Chicken Creek

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Chicken Creek

Not many people get to visit the little town of Chicken Creek, Alaska (population 18 in the summer, 7 in winter). It’s a stop on our Alaska land tours. The whole town is three stores and a four-hole outhouse. But they’ve got free WiFi! I guess you just cannot get away from modern times. Anthony…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Bering Sea

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Bering Sea

One of the many exciting activities in Alaska is being able to go on a working crabbing boat. It’s amazing what comes out of the water – we pulled everything from giant crabs to an octopus! It was so interesting to see the process of how this delicacy makes it to our kitchens. Verlie Nelson…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Glacier Bay

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Glacier Bay

I took this photo last season in Glacier Bay, Alaska, on the Zaandam. It’s my favorite photo of the season. Janine Caratozzolo Human Resources Manager ms Nieuw Amsterdam

Postcards from Alaska

Postcards from Alaska

Here are a few pictures from my Alaska cruise in 2009. We took part in the whale-watching excursion and then went shopping in town. – Laurel Adams, HAL Mariner