Alaska Day 12 – Exploring Juneau

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After leaving Haines just before 9pm last night, our ship has reached Juneau just before 8am this morning. Forecast calls for another day of rain, so the gear remains at hand. The extremely high water levels (flood stage) and strong … Read More

Alaska Day 10 – Glacier Bay National Park

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Tidewater glaciers are great rivers of ice that flow to the sea and calve large chunks of ice into the ocean. The bay boasts seven such tidewater glaciers, including famous Margerie Glacier – one of Alaska’s most photographed features and … Read More

Alaska Day 9 – Taking it Easy at Sea

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My anti-motion-sickness patch helps, because the ship, as big as it is, still sways in the waves of the open water non-stop it seems. Onward through the Gulf of Alaska. Tina & Charly are served breakfast in the main dining … Read More

Alaska Day 6 – Anchorage or Bust!

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And off we go … back to downtown Anchorage for some more sightseeing. We’re taking the Red Trolleybus Tour first, and it gives s a great overview of the city, with our tour-guide/driver sharing historical tidbits, funny anecdotes and lots … Read More

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