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... and was so far in front I couldn't even see the others. We all had a great experience though and were laughing our heads off at the end.
After that we had a quick look at the museum and went back onto the boat at 2:30, an hour early to have lunch as by now we were all starving. This gave time time to relax in our rooms and balcony for the afternoon which is something we haven't really had time to do on the cruise.
... most of our things and left our checked bags outside the door. Dinner was enjoyable. The food and wine were good (not great but good) and the company was great. Our 20 dinner companions who we got to meet and share some time with both on and off the ship were a delight. It was sad to say goodbye to many of them but I suspect we will see some of them again. Nine of our traveling companions traveled with us to Anchorage the following day and seven of them continued on to ...
... br> By noon we were docking in Juneau a full hour ahead of schedule. Calling cabs was futile so we jumped in a hotel shuttle that was opportunistically taking folks to the airport, 5 miles from the port. We checked in to flight on a 9 seat Cessna for our 25 minute flight backtracking 50 miles to Gustavus the small town at the base of Glacier Bay National Park, the fourth national park we will be visiting in Alaska (out of 16 total).
We arrived at the Glacier ...
... here were hand/locally made, We bought a Christmas ornament.
After the show we paid a visit to the donut shack. You can watch the donuts being made. we got the bacon maple dipping sauce!
Didn't seem like the rain was going to stop anytime soon so we decided to go about our business: a walk up the beach walk. There is a walk way but we opted to walk on the beach. Lots of cool stuff to see on the beach here. We saw a bunch ...
... area - a lot bigger then I envisioned.
I went down to the fire and threw my wood chip in and then walked around the bend a little. The rain really started coming down so I thought I would head back to the ship. I spent about an hour on Icy Strait Point, which was plenty for me but I wish I had gone into Hoonah just to say I had done it.
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