Travel Blogs from Hubbard Glacier, United States

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Cold as Hell but sureal like Heaven, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Cold as Hell but sureal like Heaven

A travel blog entry by neenie60

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... for breaky, they make great omelettes, then headed up to the Hemisphere Bar to get a spot to watch up cruising towards the Hubbard Glacier, oceans were calm as was glorious except the weather got crappy and started to rain, but we were still a little ...

Cruising, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Cruising

A travel blog entry by sharonandkevin

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... we did not spend much time in there anyway!  We saw lots of wildlife and amazing scenery and the awesome (yes really!!) Hubbard glacier.  We had a naturalist on board who gave talks every day, and environmental talks too – so that was ...

Who would've known that bears wear mink?, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Who would've known that bears wear mink?

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 5 Wednesday 22/09 Hubbard Glacier Morning miserable weather again. Who cares, glacier day today.  Enter Yakutat Bay (sp?) after lunch.  Serenade of the Seas leaving as we go in.  Glaciers come into view mid-afternoon.  Wet and ...

Hubbard glacier, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Hubbard glacier

A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels

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... and going away again.. I kept waiting for Basil Faulty to come out and smack him on the head.. First point of call was the HUBBARD GLACIER.. The closer we got to the glacier the colder it got.. We were well rugged up in the warm gear I had decided ...

Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by ljandbev

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... I grabbed a plate of breakfast - a girl's gotta eat! Second breakfast consisted of fruit and toast, promise! After our excitement at Hubbard Glacier, it was time for a nap! We went back to the thermal suite in the afternoon and also visited the SeaView ...

Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by karenpgh

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Great first day at sea!!! Loved seeing Hubbard Glacier and watching the Captain do "donuts" with the Radiance of the ...

Blue Ice (not the airplane kind), Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Blue Ice (not the airplane kind)

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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We are cruising the Hubbard Glacier today. Our overnight course is due east. Captain Goran Peterson, a Swede, has been with Royal Caribbean for nearly twelve years. This ship, by the way, is the sister ship to the Brilliance of the Seas which was my home ...

Hubbard Glacier Day, Hubbard Glacier Alaska, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier Day

A travel blog entry by rhillaryj

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From what we were told over the PA this morning, Hubbard Glacier is one of the biggest glaciers in North America. It's supposed to be spectacular! At six miles wide, you can see it from miles and miles away. As a tide water glacier, there are lots of ...

View a big glacier from a big ship, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

View a big glacier from a big ship

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... we might see on the trip and some of the ones that we probably won't. Today we would be cruising all day with a stop at the Hubbard Glacier, so we went up to the viewing deck to look out for wildlife and watch our entrance to the glacier. On the way in ...

Hi from Glacier Bay., Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Hi from Glacier Bay.

A travel blog entry by graemetick

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Well, what a fabulous day, we entered Yakatat Bay and motored up the fjord to the Hubbard Glacier,. We got to about 300 meters from the face., it was just magnificent. Three pieces broke off while we were watching and they made an enormous splash. This ...

Suntanning while viewing a Glacier - Priceless!, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Suntanning while viewing a Glacier - Priceless!

A travel blog entry by pathfinder35

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... because they are only visible in fair weather. From 8:30 until 1pm, we had fantastic views of the mountains and the Hubbard Glacier. Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier in North America. It has an open calving face of over 6 miles wide. We ...

Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by pianoman2112

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2nd Anniversary...what a place to be!!!, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

2nd Anniversary...what a place to be!!!

A travel blog entry by rorox

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... top but i have to admit, i liked the attention just a little. Nice to feel special today. The cruise wasnt due to reach Hubbard Glacier, our only destination for the day, until around 3-4pm. We were only going to be able to view the glacier from the ...

Day 11 to 18  - Alaska Cruise Begins, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Day 11 to 18 - Alaska Cruise Begins

A travel blog entry by twatt

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... Great day! Day 4 Wednesday - Lin's Birthday - another day at sea but we travel through the icefields and get to see the Hubbard Glacier. Had breakfast and then went to see the glacier, It was the most amazing place, soooo cold but really beautiful! We ...

Ice Ice, Baby, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Ice Ice, Baby

A travel blog entry by rockfsh

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... leads to much calving.  Named after Gardiner G. Hubbard, first President of the National Geographic Society, Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier in North America. It is 76 miles long, originating in Canada. ...

WOW!, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

WOW!

A travel blog entry by mcewenm

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Another typical morning - grey, misty, cold, and cloud covered - as we approach the glacier which is, in a word, spectacular! We got quite close, much further than the previous tours, all dictated of course by the amount and density of the ice in the ...

Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, Alaska, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by barbh5889

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... A little before 5:00 p.m. we suddenly noticed we were able to see land so went out on deck to check it out. We were approaching Hubbard Glacier. This is the largest glacier we would see on the cruise being 76 miles long, 400 feet tall, and 6 miles wide at ...

Hubbard Glacier, AK - Cruising, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier, AK - Cruising

A travel blog entry by katstravel

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... remote location as well as the active calving that takes place during your visit. Regarding names: According to "Alaska's Place Names" Hubbard Glacier "was named in 1890 by Russell of the US Coast & Geological Survey for Gardiner G. Hubbard, ...

Dramamine, a Glacier, and a Piano Bar, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Dramamine, a Glacier, and a Piano Bar

A travel blog entry by kfnmarshall

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... there, which made me feel surprisingly better.  In the meantime, the ship was making its way toward Disenchantment Bay and the Hubbard Glacier.  Heath noted that once we got out of the open ocean waters I would feel much better, which turned ...

Iceberg ahead!, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Iceberg ahead!

A travel blog entry by galavanttravel

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... enough to see. A bear was seen in the tree line along the shore as we glided along. We were approximately 2-1/2 miles from the Hubbard Glacier, with its white and sky blue ice mounds jutting from the sea 350 feet. We all watched in hushed silence as a ...

Calving, Growlers, Bergies and Glaciers, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Calving, Growlers, Bergies and Glaciers

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska

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... onto antibiotics last night which we had brought with us and he awoke feeling  much better this morning so that was good!! The Hubbard Glacier is the only sea facing glacier in Alaska and can only be photogrphed in its entirety from space as it is 75 ...

Heading South - Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Heading South - Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by ljandbev

... We walked around a little then headed back to our rooms.  LJ went to the gym and then we got ready to arrive at Hubbard Glacier.  Guess what just appeared?  The sun and blue skies!  Yeah!  Claire will be so excited.  It will ...

Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by mrsjpvan2

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... was one of the best stops of the trip and well worth any discomfort anyone had. As we sailed into the bay, up near the glacier, it was totally, totally awsome! As we drew nearer the glacier, larger pieces of ice were floating in the water. Some even had ...

Hubbard Glacier, Alaska, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

A travel blog entry by karangi

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DAY 11 ……. Monday, September 3rd ……….. Hubbard Glacier, Alaska   Another highlight of the trip ….. cruising Yakutat Bay, Disenchantment Bay & Hubbard Glacier. It s hard to describe the size of this glacier and ...

Kissing Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Kissing Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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... up upon mountainous glaciers.  I later learn that our crazy captain is one of the very few that ever gets this close to the glacier.  Most cruise ships observe it from mile away.  I feel I can reach out and touch the thing.  Casey ...

Ice Ice Baby, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Ice Ice Baby

A travel blog entry by seznz

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... like thunder when it happens.  It wasn't big enough to rock the boat but still pretty darn amazing. All too soon our Hubbard Glacier adventure was over and we set sail for Juneau. On a side note, we had learnt through the Aurora forecast of the ...

Couldn't buy a freebie, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Couldn't buy a freebie

A travel blog entry by thelongroadhome

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... luck there either.  Now time for guaranteed freebies and the gold members draw and our free drink!!! We get to see the Hubbard Glacier this afternoon.  The glacier is 300 feet high and we were so faraway that it looked much smaller to us.  ...

The most spectacular day of my life, Hubbard Glacier Alaska, United States travel blog

The most spectacular day of my life

A travel blog entry by cherylandterrys

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... we could get no closer than 4 miles. The recent warm weather had caused huge sheets of ice to shear off the glacier into the sea. Hubbard is one of the few remaining,  advancing glaciers. standing on the top deck, zero degrees, sipping hot chocolate ...

At sea …Yakutat Bay and Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

At sea …Yakutat Bay and Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by dougo

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... looked interesting … guess they’ll have to wait til we finish all our other planned cruises !   Yakutat Bay and Hubbard Glacier We cruised in the open sea for most of the morning until we came to Yakutat Bay where the cruise ship slowed ...

At Sea, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

At Sea

A travel blog entry by reddwhine

Day 6 - Hubbard Glacier We started pulling into the bay at about 6:30-7:00. Cal and I made our way up to the deck where the pools are....10 I think. Good thing we were both bundled up. It was freezing cold out there and windy. The ship rotated so that ...

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