During Zuiderdam’s On Deck for the Cure event, guests and crew members put their sea legs to good use by walking around the ship’s deck before gathering in the Crow’s Nest for the celebratory pink lemonade social. Special thanks to Zuiderdam’s human resources manager Joe Reina for the photos.
They sometimes say “boys and their toys” — as the boys get older, the toys become more expensive. Well, here on the ms Zuiderdam we do it differently — it was girls and boys with toys, and these toys were definitely expensive. It was time for the crew of the ms Zuiderdam to head off… read more of “An Off-Road…”
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…”
Skagway, Alaska, May 19. Weather is absolutely fabulous, bright, sunny and warm. Three passengers and I climb into a van with Coleman, our guide, and head out of town, all deciding we are probably out of our minds. We are going rock climbing and rappelling, all for the first time. I am, as usual, the… read more of “Rock Climbing in…”
The high point and the reason most guests choose this itinerary is the Panama Canal. Built in 1914, the original lock gates are still in use. The canal channel is 110 feet wide and the Zuiderdam has a clearance of 2.25 feet on either side. It takes several hours for each ship to transit once… read more of “Panama Canal is a…”