Zaandam called at Sitka, Alaska yesterday. This year is an anomaly economically and weather-wise. It is July in Alaska and the weather we had in May was both brighter and warmer. I am guessing mid to high 50’s today with gray skies and drizzle. The touring goes on regardless of weather and we are in… read more of “Kayaking in Sitka,…”
Tag: Shore Excursions
We received another great entry from guest May Delory who recently sailed aboard Volendam. Welcome to Burnie, Tasmania! And a fabulous welcome it was for my daughter and me at Wing’s Wildlife Park. This was our second time on a cruise and the first with ports of call. We were on the ms Volendam sailing… read more of “Don’t Box Me…”
Here some pictures that we took when we had a crew tour from Le Havre to Paris, France, a couple days ago. The tour dropped us off at the Concord Museum and then we went on our own to Eiffel Tower, Concord museum, the Glass pyramid, Hard Rock Café, some of us (Erman, dining room… read more of “Rotterdam Crew Will…”
Wednesday, Aug. 3, Juneau, Alaska The shore excursion description says you’ll get a refund if no whales are spotted. Within 10 minutes an adult humpback was spotted. I was pretty excited. That’s not something you get to see that often.
While cruising aboard the Amsterdam, May 16 – 23, I enjoyed a port day in Sitka, Alaska. Following breakfast and a quiet morning, my mother and I went down to A deck and boarded a tender for a quiet, calm ride from the ship to shore. The bay was still, and so the ride was… read more of “Postcards from…”
Ketchikan provided an opportunity to take the afternoon excursion on the Aleutian Ballad from the Bering Sea. We had a gorgeous day today, really a gorgeous week in Alaska, and off we sailed from our dock. The boat is owned by Dave with Steve and Kiwi giving him a hand in the workings of the… read more of “The Deadliest Catch…”
Ryndam’s crew had a great time experiencing a different “sea life” on the Bering Sea Crab Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska. Ioana is the crew purser aboard Ryndam.
During the crew tour “Bering Sea Crab” in Ketchikan I had the chance take some amazing photos of the famous bald eagles.