During the Musher’s Camp & Sled Dog Experience in Skagway, we went to the musher camp. These pups are 9 weeks old and they are trained for the Iditarod race in Alaska. Known as ”the last great race on earth,” the Iditarod was inspired by a dogsled relay in 1925 to provide a life-saving serum… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Tag: Alaska & Yukon
A breaching humpback whale snapped in Juneau, Alaska. I took approximately 30 shots at the point where I thought it was going to breach, I got lucky! Jonathan Mercer Captain Nieuw Amsterdam
The Denali National Park in Alaska is a beautiful scene. To see the very peak of Mt. McKinley is very rare because of the frequent cloud coverage. I especially like the contrast of the colors in this picture. It is a majestic scene of a sight not often seen. It shows summer on the plains… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Last summer I bought a new camera knowing I was going to South America on the Veendam and then Alaska on the Statendam. I got a Nikon D5000, a beginner level model, it’s my first digital single-lens reflux. Believe me, this one has more bells and whistles than I will probably ever use but I… read more of “My Photo Safari…”
When Mary Schimmelman, HAL’s public relations manager, recently sailed on Westerdam in Alaska, she sent us this amazing photo taken at Fortress of the Bear in Sitka during the Fortress of the Bear and Sea Otter Quest shore excursion.
These pictures were taken during the Bering Sea Crab Fisherman’s Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska. Some of Zaandam’s crew members attended the shore excursion and snapped these fun pictures.