The bears and salmon – a dangerously funny combination at Taku Lodge. After we finished the salmon bake at Taku Lodge on of the top rated excursions in Alaska, the bears showed up. Out of nowhere the bear took place at the grill and made himself comfortable. For about 45 minutes this fuzzy guy went… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
Guest Mary Kaye Zanatta and her family are cruising on Zuiderdam in Alaska and sent in these fun photos of their time ashore in Juneau at the top of Mt. Roberts.
Our first soccer match of the year took place this week agaisnt the Oosterdam in Juneau, Alaska. It was a great match up, with some very skilled players on each side. The weather was cool and rainy, but the players didn’t let that slow them down! The final score of the match was Zaandam 4,… read more of “Zaandam Takes on…”
Here are some great snapshots taken in Juneau, Alaska.
Here is an impression of the serene forests around Juneau where you have the feeling you’re part of a fairytale. During my daily run I bring my backpack containing my camera, lenses, tripod, water and cellphone in case of an emergency. I was questioned by several guests how much the backpack weighs … yesterday we… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
Journalist Pat Woods is currently on Oosterdam’s seven-day Alaska Explorer cruise and will be chronicling her journey for us. Alaska’s capital city has a friendly, small-town feel. Cruise ships dock downtown enabling passengers to walk to shops, the library (popular place for email), the Red Dog Saloon and the Mt. Roberts Tramway. Photo ops abound,… read more of “Cruise Diary: Mt….”
Juneau is the only US capital not accessible by road. It’s either a boat or plane ride to get there. While traveling through the Westmark Hotel system on a special training assignment I had the fun experience of flying from Skagway to Juneau. I took over 180 pictures on the 30 minute flight. This was… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Our first cruise was to Alaska, a fantastic cruise aboard a fantastic ship, the Amsterdam. We got to experience nature at its best! – Gary and Marty Franssen