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The Mission Continues in Corinto, Nicaragua

The Mission Continues in Corinto, Nicaragua

Last April, the Statendam made a commitment to adopt Rubén Darío School in Nicaragua. The school was in a state of disrepair and badly needed painting, roof repairs, plumbing fixed, and a sports court replaced. On October 5th, the Statendam crew returned to the school with a whole convoy of trolleys, 30 volunteers, four sailors,…   read more of “The Mission…”

Having Some iPhone Fun!

Having Some iPhone Fun!

Special thanks to Statendam’s Security Officer Jeff Deutsch for sharing this fun special effects iPhone snapshot of himself and Security Supervisor Joselito Glenopia.

Bert Wins Another Photography Contest!

Bert Wins Another Photography Contest!

Congratulations once again to Bert van Mackelenbergh, Statendam’s hotel manager, for winning yet another photography contest. Bert’s photo of Glacier Bay National Park was chosen as a ‘Weekly Winner’ in the ‘Share the Experience Photo Contest.’ Below is the winning photo.

Statendam Crew ‘Unplugged’

Statendam Crew ‘Unplugged’

Special thanks to Henry Bin Uyu Hidayat, Statendam’s human resources clerk, for sharing this post. Recently aboard Statendam, crew members gathered to sing Top 40 and country songs in the crew mess with band leader Mario, fellow band members, Statendam’s cruise consultant and crew from the housekeeping and dining room departments. The ‘Unplugged’ event is…   read more of “Statendam Crew…”

Statendam’s Team Building in Juneau

Statendam’s Team Building in Juneau

Special thanks to Henry Bin Uyu hidayat, Statendam’s human resources clerk, for sharing this post with us. Getting to Juneau, Alaska, is an experience in and of itself. We were there for the Saga team building initiative. The tour operator picked us up at the pier and drove us to the lake. Winding along the…   read more of “Statendam’s…”

Enjoying the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway Tour

Enjoying the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway Tour

Special thanks to Henry Bin Uyu Hidayat, Statendam’s human resources clerk, for sharing this post. The White Pass & Yukon Route Railway Tour is symbolic of triumph over challenge during the Gold Rush Era. Visitors can take part in the experience by enjoying a three-hour trip full of amazing scenic views, glaciers, mountains, rivers and…   read more of “Enjoying the White…”

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…”