Today Oosterdam is at Sitka, Alaska, and the ship’s Security Officer John Pris was able to capture stunning Mount Edgecumbe up close and from a distance. From any angle it looks just breathtaking! Nice day in Sitka with Mount Edgecumbe, a 3,200-foot tall dormant stratovolcano, located on southern Kruzof Island.
Oosterdam called at Sitka, Alaska last week and I was able to get a few shots of the surroundings. Enjoy!
Special thanks to Cori Schauffler, HAL’s Personal Cruise Consultant, for sending in these great photos from the Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest shore excursion she took in Sitka, Alaska, while sailing with Oosterdam.
The Captain of our Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest boat, the St. Eugene, called today in Sitka, “epically magical!!” and he was right. We saw many, many animals and all the gorgeous color that Sitka hides away for the sun to unlock. More photos to come from a “real camera” once the downloads and photo… read more of “iPad iBlog:…”
Thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich who continues to send photos from his Oosterdam cruise. I hadn’t been to Sitka so was I looking forward to it most of all. We arrived on a cloudy but dry day and couldn’t wait to go on our Wilderness Sea Kayaking Adventure. We met our… read more of “Excursions Get the…”
Here is a picture of Westerdam’s medical team donating supplies to the Raptor Center in Sitka, Alaska. They were very appreciative of all the support Holland America has given them over the years. Jeff Schibel is Westerdam’s human resources manager.
Thanks to HAL guest Jim for sending this note and photo from his recent cruise to Alaska. Just returned from the seven-day Glacier Cruise on Westerdam and I had to get the word out that the Tongass Rain Forest Nature Hike excursion in Sitka was our favorite. The boat left us on a rainforest island… read more of “Touring Tongass…”
The cloud formation is like smoke from an eruption. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.