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An Anniversary to Remember

An Anniversary to Remember

This was taken on our Holland America Alaska cruise for our 45th wedding anniversary. — Karl and Karen Schorno

Ryndam Crew Member Wins 140th Anniversary Photo Competition

Ryndam Crew Member Wins 140th Anniversary Photo Competition

Congratulations to Ryndam’s Photo Manager Constantin Paduraru, the winner of the recent crew photo competition held in conjunction with HAL’s 140th anniversary. Paduraru’s photo (below) of Amsterdam was taken from Ryndam’s deck as the two ships crossed paths in Alaska in May 2010. The time was approximately 3:30 a.m. and the moon was starting to set. Paduraru managed to snap…   read more of “Ryndam Crew Member…”

Appreciating the Beauty of Alaska

Appreciating the Beauty of Alaska

Thanks to HAL guest Tina Moser for sharing with us her experience aboard Westerdam while cruising in Alaska and the Yukon. The ms Westerdam and her crew were top notch. They truly made us feel like family. And Alaska? Simply breathtaking! — Tina Moset

Getting Married on an Alaska Cruise

Getting Married on an Alaska Cruise

Love was in the air as this lovely couple celebrated their wedding on an Alaska cruise. Thanks to Oscar and Sylvia for capturing these sweet moments! These photos are from my sisters wedding, which was on the Alaskan cruise in 2007. — Oscar and Sylvia

Getting Close to the Beauty of Alaska

Getting Close to the Beauty of Alaska

Thanks to Pat and Stacy Block for sharing these stunning photos of the Alaska glaciers from their voyage. Here are a couple pics of the wonderful Alaskan cruise we had on Holland America a few years ago. It was the best vacation we’ve ever had! Pictures could never capture the beauty of Alaska. We especially…   read more of “Getting Close to…”

Bear-y Close Wildlife in Neets Bay, Alaska

Bear-y Close Wildlife in Neets Bay, Alaska

Here is a bear behind! This one was just feet away when I first saw it. I don’t know who was more startled, him or me. Jonathan Bailey was Amsterdam’s safety, environmental and health officer when this was taken. He is now on Rotterdam.

Seeing Glacier Bay for the First Time

Seeing Glacier Bay for the First Time

Here is a brief article with photos from Human Resources Clerk Ray Manutu about his first time seeing Glacier Bay, Alaska. Some crew members and I were about to have an exciting experience in Glacier Bay. It was raining and the air was freezing. The water was full of small icebergs; we saw two bald…   read more of “Seeing Glacier Bay…”