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Glacier Bay Podcasts: Early Exploration

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Early Exploration

Most people are captivated by the beauty and drama of Glacier Bay. Ranger Kevin Richards looks out and he sees the history of it. And for Richards, that history comes alive, as he walks in the steps of everyone from George Vancouver who discovered the Bay, or the Tlingit natives who have made the Bay…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Mountains

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Mountains

For Ranger Patrick Hair, the effects of climate change in Glacier Bay are a fascinating study. While most glaciers in Alaska are retreating a few in Glacier Bay are actually advancing. The reasons are complex but he points out that contributing to this effect is Mt. Fairweather and the range of mountains that rise from…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Glacier Bay Podcasts: The Wilderness

Glacier Bay Podcasts: The Wilderness

For Marylou Blakeslee, a ranger and naturalist in Glacier Bay the beauty and majesty of the wilderness was such a powerful draw that she has remained in the park for around 17 years. She says that we all need wilderness experiences and her quiet knowledge of the Park and the expertise she shows as we…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Welcome Aboard!

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Welcome Aboard!

In an unprecedented effort to document the unique splendors and beauty of Alaska, Holland America has teamed up with the National Park Service to produce exclusive interviews with Glacier Bay’s foremost experts on a wide range of fascinating topics. Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman, travel writers, broadcasters and regular contributors to the Holland America blog,…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Podcast: Cruising On ms Oosterdam (Part IV)

Podcast: Cruising On ms Oosterdam (Part IV)

This is the final day of our Mexican Riviera cruise aboard ms Oosterdam. Throughout this series of podcasts, we have taken you behind the scenes and into the lives of individuals aboard the ship who all play an integral part into creating memorable experiences for Holland America guests. In this final podcast, Elizabeth and I…   read more of “Podcast: Cruising…”

Podcast: Aboard ms Oosterdam (Part III)

Podcast: Aboard ms Oosterdam    (Part III)

In this featured podcast, Elizabeth Harryman and I take you behind-the-scenes for an exclusive interview with ms Oosterdam’s Culinary Manager Beirne Brown to find out how he and his culinary crew prepare and serve nearly 10,000 meals each day! Cruising Oosterdam, Part III [audio:http://www.hollandamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/oosterdam3.mp3] Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman are travel writers, broadcasters and regular…   read more of “Podcast: Aboard ms…”

Podcast: Cruising Aboard ms Oosterdam (Part II)

Podcast: Cruising Aboard ms Oosterdam (Part II)

This is day two of our Oosterdam cruise along the Mexican Riviera. In this podcast, Elizabeth Harryman and I interview Marcella Himmelreich, Holland America’s first female fleet hotel manager, about her day-to-day duties and life on board ms Oosterdam. We also provide unique insight into the complex, technical process of selecting fine art for the…   read more of “Podcast: Cruising…”