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In Search of the Elusive Bear

In Search of the Elusive Bear

While in Haines, Alaska, right before I gave up and started to drive back to town, I saw a few people standing at the left shoulder of the road, pointing in the direction of the Chilkoot river saying that they had spotted a bear. Immediately I pulled the car to the right shoulder of the…   read more of “In Search of the…”

Zaandam in Sunny Haines, Alaska

Zaandam in Sunny Haines, Alaska

Special thanks to Zaandam’s Assistant Officer Kayleigh Tait for sharing these photos of ms Zaandam in beautiful Haines, Alaska.

HAL Gets a Fun Welcome in Haines

HAL Gets a Fun Welcome in Haines

Our May 23rd call to Haines was special for the small Alaskan village, as we were the very first cruise vessel to visit for the 2012 season! We had a really fun welcome back celebration by way of a community vs. crew showdown! Members from the tourism board arranged locals to meet us in Tlingit…   read more of “HAL Gets a Fun…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

Haines is home to the world famous Hammer Museum. For a modest fee you can receive a tour of the entire place … both rooms of this converted home. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

This was taken in Haines, Alaska, during the Tukshunuk tour. The tour took you up to 3,000 feet where we got to see amazing scenery, including waterfalls, the clear waters and, of course, the lush canopy of trees. This was an exciting tour (we each drove a four-wheel-drive Kawasaki Mule!) and I would recommend taking…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

Statendam called at Haines, Alaska, and it’s a beautiful, quaint town with very nice people. It’s the coolest dock I’ve seen in Alaska to date. It’s a real wharf! And the boats in the harbor make for a picture-perfect postcard. Joanne Gardner Future Cruise Consultant ms Statendam

My Photo Safari – Haines, Alaska

My Photo Safari – Haines, Alaska

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…”