Here are more pictures from the Bearing Sea Crab Fishermen’s Tour in Ketchikan. To see my previous post click HERE. This part of the tour was conducted by the professional fishermen who told us stories about crabbing and commercial fishing. They also had a simulated demonstration to show us the technique used to catch crab… read more of “Up-Close with King…”
Here are pictures of soaring eagles performing a spectacular show as part of the Bearing Sea Crab Fishermen’s Tour in Ketchikan. The Boat Crew were feeding the group of eagles by throwing herring into the water. I was lucky to capture these magnificent birds soaring above the surface to catch the herring. Yono Sudarto Controller… read more of “Eagles Soar and…”
Here is a great photo of a group of recent HAL University graduates on the Statendam with beautiful and rainy Ketchikan in the background. Hanna Eklof is Statendam’s human resources manager.
Mary Kaye Zanatta’s husband Chris Brown went fishing and sent these wonderful photos of three generations fishing in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.
Journalist Pat Woods sailed on Oosterdam’s seven-day Alaska Explorer cruise and chronicled her journey for us. The southernmost town of the Inside Passage, Ketchikan, is neatly laid out on a narrow strip at the base of the 3,100-foot Deer Mountain. The first inhabitants were Tlingit tribes who established a fishing camp on Ketchikan Creek. Their… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
HAL guest Regina sent in these great pictures she took during a seaplane ride in Alaska. Thanks Regina! I was on a seven-day Alaskan Cruise on board the ms Zuiderman that went to Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. I flew on a seaplane from Ketchikan to Misty Fjords National Park and got these pictures which were… read more of “Touring Alaska by…”
Special thanks to Mariners Mike and Di Weeks for sharing these photos from their August sailing aboard Westerdam. Here are a few photos from our cruise aboard Westerdam showing the sunrise in Ketchikan and at anchor in Sitka. The Ketchikan sunrise was just after 5:00 a.m., and ten minutes later a “pea soup” fog rolled… read more of “Misty Morning in…”