ms Volendam

ms Volendam

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The Netherlands
61,214 grt
781 feet
23 knots
November 1999
Tennis Professional Chris Evert

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Aug 2015

Say Hello to Denali on an Alaska Land+Sea Journey with Holland America Line

Submitted by: HAB Editorial Team

Denali is a highlight of any Land+Sea Journey.
Denali is a highlight of any Land+Sea Journey.

It’s one of the most majestic places on earth with a juxtaposition of sights and sounds — from glistening glaciers to blooming sunflowers, from orcas and seals to caribou and black bears. Alaska might be called the Last Frontier, but for many travelers it’s first on their bucket list. Combine an Alaska cruise that gives you access to places only visited by ship with an overland journey into the heart of the region and you have a perfectly crafted, unforgettable Holland America Line Land+Sea Journey. And with the recent name change of Mt. McKinley to Denali, there’s going to be a spotlight on this incredible site. There’s no better or easier way to see Denali than on a Land+Sea Journey with the leader in Great Land travel. Guest and photojournalist Andy Newman recently joined a Land+Sea Journey that started at Anchorage with the overland adventure and ended with four days of cruising aboard Volendam. Enjoy the beautiful photos he snapped along the way. MAJESTIC DENALI It is an absolutely gorgeous day in Alaska and the view from Holland America’s McKinley Explorer of the tallest mountain (Denali) in North America is stunning. — Andy Had the chance Monday evening to jump up in the air to take a look at “The Mountain” from 12,000 feet and … — Andy BASE CAMP PROGRESS AT DENALI In July we posted about the new Base Camp complex at our resort in the heart of Denali National Park. Base Camp will be centrally located between the main part of the property, containing the reception hall, dining facilities and guest rooms, and the riverfront guest rooms that provide stunning views of the Nenana River. Andy was able to capture the progress during his stay at the resort. Come next summer, it will be ready to welcome guests on dozens of Land+Sea Journeys for our 69th season in Alaska! Here’s what the area will look like when it’s complete: GLACIERS GALORE After arriving at Skagway, I jumped in a Temsco helicopter to take a ride and land on Meade Glacier. I did the helo trip about eight […]

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