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Ryndam Crew Biking Adventure at Flam, Norway

Ryndam Crew Biking Adventure at Flam, Norway

After our journey on the Flamsbana train from Flam to Myrdal we finally started our excursion back to Flam by bike. First came the steepest part. From Myrdal located at 866m then towards Kårdal at 556m we followed the path with nine hairpin curves and enjoyed the fantastic views of waterfalls. Then it started to…   read more of “Ryndam Crew Biking…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip

In Juneau, Alaska, several of the crew went on an unforgettable Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip. It’s available for guests as well, and it’s one of those experiences you never forget. We were so close to nature and got an amazing view of Mendenhall. We even got the thrill of some rapids! This certainly is a…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Rafting Down the Nenana River

Rafting Down the Nenana River

Holland America Line’s Director of Public Relations Erik Elvejord recently participated in the land-portion of a CruiseTour that visits Denali National Park in Alaska and sent us these cool photos. On Sunday, July 24, I headed out for an early morning paddle rafting trip on the Nenana River, one of the optional tours offered on…   read more of “Rafting Down the…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Puppy Love

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Puppy Love

During the Musher’s Camp & Sled Dog Experience in Skagway, we went to the musher camp. These pups are 9 weeks old and they are trained for the Iditarod race in Alaska. Known as ”the last great race on earth,” the Iditarod was inspired by a dogsled relay in 1925 to provide a life-saving serum…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Mendenhall Glacier Float Excursion

Mendenhall Glacier Float Excursion

During the month of June, 23 crew members from the Oosterdam went on a fun and exhilarating crew tour called the Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip. After meeting outside on the pier at noon, the crew were driven to the raft loading site where they received special water proof gear and life jackets before boarding the…   read more of “Mendenhall Glacier…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Nawiliwili, Hawaii

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Nawiliwili, Hawaii

I’m an adrenaline junkie so the chopper tour won my vote. Kauai’s Grand Helicopter Tour in Nawiliwili is definitely a must do. The ride takes you across the island where you can get up close to spectacular waterfalls, mountains and even wild mountain goats!!! Also, many of the places were locations used in Jurassic Park….   read more of “Explorer’s…”