New Alaskan Expedition Cruises From Hurtigruten
By Everett Potter
For sophisticated travelers, an Alaska cruise presents a classic travel conundrum. The magnificent fjords, glaciers and small coastal towns beckon, along with the possibilities of abundant wildlife sightings of brown bears and whales. On the other hand, setting sail with several thousand other passengers in a large cruise ship with multiple restaurants, onboard theaters, a casino and an array of shore excursions in overcrowded ports makes any interaction with the sights and sounds of the 49th state difficult.
The good news is that if you’re someone who thinks that the midnight sun is more important than the midnight buffet, there’s a new ship coming on line that may well be the answer to your prayers. In 2020, Hurtigruten begins a series of Alaska voyages with the new MS Roald Amundsen … Read More