Special thanks to Pamela Baade, Holland America Line’s manager of corporate giving, for all the great iPad iBlog posts during her recent vacation to Alaska. Here is Pamela’s final post. Enjoy! As if cruising wasn’t enough, we hopped on another boat for the Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest in Sitka on July 7. We saw… read more of “iPad iBlog: The End…”
Tag: Shore Excursions
Two weeks after my first photo safari tour in Haines, I took the bus out to Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau for my second go-round at the Photo Safari by Land & Sea and spent three hours walking the paths of the park and by the glacier, working on aperture and shutter speed. Photography is a… read more of “My Photo Safari…”
We had the most fantastic excursion today in Juneau. The Dog Sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier by Helicopter excursion is one for your bucket list and it includes a helicopter ride over Mendenhall Glacier and an hour long stop at a dog camp for some mushing. Our adventure began with a safety briefing, a life… read more of “iPad iBlog: Dog…”
It was an unbelievable feeling to see the penguins right there, just a few meters away. And you can see even how they kiss and “talk” to each other. Our amazing shore excursion made sure we got the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Kateryna Bannikova Humand Resources Manager ms Veendam
Last summer I bought a new camera knowing I was going to South America on the Veendam and then Alaska on the Statendam. I got a Nikon D5000, a beginner level model, it’s my first digital single-lens reflux. Believe me, this one has more bells and whistles than I will probably ever use but I… read more of “My Photo Safari…”
When Mary Schimmelman, HAL’s public relations manager, recently sailed on Westerdam in Alaska, she sent us this amazing photo taken at Fortress of the Bear in Sitka during the Fortress of the Bear and Sea Otter Quest shore excursion.
If you want to have fun in Ocho Rios Jamaica, pay a visit to Dolphin Cove resort. You will have the chance to swim with Betta. You will ask yourself who is Betta? She is an amazing dolphin. The instructor told us that she can move her eyes separately as well as look in different… read more of “Explorer’s…”
These pictures were taken during the Bering Sea Crab Fisherman’s Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska. Some of Zaandam’s crew members attended the shore excursion and snapped these fun pictures.