This is the pinnacle of the trip where you get off the helicopter and hike on the glacier. The view is overwhelming and the fact that you’re standing on ice which is hundreds of feet high, makes you feel tiny. It’s stunning, really. If you decide to go to Alaska, make sure this is one… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
Tag: Shore Excursions
Alaska and the helicopters are a perfect marriage. Flying over the white tops from a helicopter gives you great opportunities. For those who have never done this … do it! If you go to this part of the world, then you need to grab this opportunity. After all, how many people have had the opportunity… read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”
Reason to Sail #42: Go horse back riding for the first time on a shore excursion at Half Moon Cay.
During our call at Kusadasi, Turkey, 40 crew members set off on an adventure to explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus. From the great amphitheater to the 2,000-year-old restrooms, no stones were left unturned. When they arrived at the great amphitheater, the acoustics were too unique to ignore and the audience was already in place…. read more of “Eurodam Crew…”
Recently, 14 brave individuals plunged into an adventure they would never forget and took a crew tour of Machu Picchu, “The Lost City of the Incas.” During this three-day, two-night excursion, crew members were able to see one of the world’s most incredible historical civilizations, landscape and culture. After the tour, most of the crew… read more of “Rotterdam Crew…”
Todo Santos is a charming town, small and not close to Cabo San Lucas but worth the trip. It takes about an hour and 15 minutes to get there from the ship. The ride shows the true geography of the area — arid desert that runs straight to the sea. It is mostly undeveloped or… read more of “A Day in Todo…”
I like zip lines. There is something about speeding between trees knowing you are not going to crash or fall that makes me smile. In my younger years I read all of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novels — he authored the Tarzan series and John Carter of Mars series. I think I have seen every Tarzan… read more of “Touring Puerto…”
In Cabo San Lucas, we signed up for the semi-subs shore excursion. It was a perfect tour for the kids. See fish without getting wet. The yellow semi-sub has glass windows in the lower section of the boat and the kids loved seeing all the fish swimming around.