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Video: Time-Lapse of Amsterdam at Glacier Bay

Thanks to Robert Matthew, Amsterdam’s 2nd engineer, for sending in this cool time lapse video of the ship at Glacier Bay, Alaska! If you look close enough, you’ll catch a glimpse of ms Volendam.

Postcards from Juneau and Sitka

Postcards from Juneau and Sitka

Thanks to guest Clarissa for sending in these incredible pictures from her Alaska cruise. We had a wonderful time a board of the Westerdam cruising to Alaska this past month. As a photographer enthusiast I was pleasantly surprised by the beauty and diversity of Alaska but mostly the high quality cruise experience my husband and…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Cruise Diary: Ketchikan

Cruise Diary: Ketchikan

Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. All agreed, this was the complete package…On board, on shore, on the water in small craft, in the sky, in smaller aircraft and even by dogsled…this cruise was the perfect…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Mount Edgecumbe Near and Far

Mount Edgecumbe Near and Far

Today Oosterdam is at Sitka, Alaska, and the ship’s Security Officer John Pris was able to capture stunning Mount Edgecumbe up close and from a distance. From any angle it looks just breathtaking! Nice day in Sitka with Mount Edgecumbe, a 3,200-foot tall dormant stratovolcano, located on southern Kruzof Island.

Remembering an Alaska Cruise with Dad

Remembering an Alaska Cruise with Dad

Thanks to Mariner Linda Bair for sharing with us this heartwarming story about her last cruise with her father-in-law. My husband’s father passed away one year ago at the age of 97. One of the happiest memories we have of him is the Alaska cruise on the Volendam that we shared together. We remember his…   read more of “Remembering an…”

Zuiderdam Soccer Team on a Winning Streak

Zuiderdam Soccer Team on a Winning Streak

With the Alaska Season starting up again, the crew can play soccer in Juneau. The Zuiderdam is in Juneau, together with our sister ship the Westerdam and also the Star Princess. This makes for some good games. The Zuiderdam players beat both the Westerdam & Star Princess Team! We hope they are up for a…   read more of “Zuiderdam Soccer…”

Capturing the Wonders of Alaska

Capturing the Wonders of Alaska

Thanks to guest Giles Bobersky for sending in such stunning pictures from his Alaska cruise aboard Zuiderdam. He was able to capture some amazing shots of glaciers calving in South Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm Fjord.  Here are a few shots from a most memorable trip. Looking forward to a return someday!— Giles Bobersky