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…”
Category: Shore Excursions
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.
May Delory sent us this photo and story: Talk about first-time HAL cruisers having a reason to talk to the animals. My daughter and I cherished each and every moment together on the ms Volendam on our recent New Zealand to Australia journey. This is the sort of friendly treatment our tour group received when… read more of “Postcard from…”
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…”