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Explorer’s Scrapbook: Key West

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Key West

I’ve always loved Key West, Fla., and there are two reasons why: Conch Fritters and Key Lime Pie. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great town all by itself, but these things just make it irresistible. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Jerusalem

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Jerusalem

The juxtaposition of ancient cultures and religions is nowhere more amazing than in Jerusalem, Israel. Really, the whole day is spent in awe of this most holy place. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: New York

Explorer’s Scrapbook: New York

A famous traveler once said, “There’s no place like home.” That’s why I always consider it so fitting that my first-ever sailaway working for Holland America Line was from New York, NY. Lady Liberty stands in the shadows as if to say, “Safe travels, we’ll see you soon, Anthony.” Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Zaandam’s Life-Saving Team Goes on Ice

Zaandam’s Life-Saving Team Goes on Ice

Last month at Skagway, Alaska, Zaandam’s Lifesaving Attendants Mali Bin Mohtar, Alek Iskandar, Handi, Sigegar and Lifesaving Officer Josh Matthews were treated to a spectacular morning of flying and discovery. For their hard work with changing all the Lifeboat wires, they were sent on a helicopter tour to Mead Glacier, marking the first time all…   read more of “Zaandam’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Haines, Alaska

This was taken in Haines, Alaska, during the Tukshunuk tour. The tour took you up to 3,000 feet where we got to see amazing scenery, including waterfalls, the clear waters and, of course, the lush canopy of trees. This was an exciting tour (we each drove a four-wheel-drive Kawasaki Mule!) and I would recommend taking…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Santorini

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Santorini

They say about Santorini, Greece, that every picture is a postcard. There is nothing quite like walking around this quintessentially Mediterranean port. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Flora in Juneau

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Flora in Juneau

This photo was taken in Juneau, Alaska, and won first place in the ship’s crew photo contest for the month of July 2011. I took this beside the docking area, and I really enjoy photographing the flora in Alaska and the Pacific. I was amazed by the vibrant colors. Michael Macaraeg Wine Attendant ms Zaandam

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…”