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 ...

A remarkable visit to Hubbard Glacier!, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

A remarkable visit to Hubbard Glacier!

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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... to see the Hubbard Glacier. We went out on deck about 6:45 am and can say we had the most wonderful experience viewing Hubbard Glacier!   The scene was gorgeous: fine, hazy at first, but gradually clear and crisp in sunshine. The captain ...

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 ...

Full day at sea, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

Full day at sea

A travel blog entry by prestonclicks

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5:18 am I was awoken by the exercise maniac as he headed out to do his walk so he can have his first of many cups of coffee. Basically I thought about going out for all of 5 minutes then the gentle rolling of the ship changed my mind. I hoped back in ...

Dag 7 Cruise - cruisen Hubbard Glacier, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Dag 7 Cruise - cruisen Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by trudyopreis

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... drinken halen en vulde dan in onze hut het flesje ;-)  We hadden ook nog een highlight vandaag, want het schip zou naar de Hubbard gletsjer varen. De Hubbard gletsjer is volgens velen één van de hoogtepunten van deze cruise. Daar kan ik nog weinig ...

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 ...

What an Awesome View, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

What an Awesome View

A travel blog entry by parsonsfletcher

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... .  We have watched shows, ate, walked, ate, went to game shows, ate, and had the wonderful opportunity to see the Hubbard Glacier.  We were so lucky today and got lots of sunshine.  We have been so blessed with beautiful weather on this ...

First day cruising, Hubbard Glacier, United States travel blog

First day cruising

A travel blog entry by ozray

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...  become baseball pitchers in the USA. We all enjoyed it. Then time for lunch just before our arrival to the Hubbard Glacier.During the morning the ship announced that they were supporting the ALS cancer ice challenge and said that ...

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 ...

Ice ice, baby - part 1, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Ice ice, baby - part 1

A travel blog entry by michaelcourt

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The day was spent almost entirely in the Yakutat Bay doing a 'drive-by' of the incredible Hubbard Glacier, as well as some other smaller glaciers nearby. As the ship progressed further up the bay from the ocean, the air temperature dropped noticeably. A ...

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, ...

On the ship, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

On the ship

A travel blog entry by reneeclancy

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We were on the ship all day. We took advantage of the much needed rest, and we played some ...

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 ...

Got to see our first glacier, Hubbard Glacier Geological Area, United States travel blog

Got to see our first glacier

A travel blog entry by woncoent

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We learned our way around the ship and saw our first glacier, Hubbard Glacier.  A glacier is actually moving streams of ice.  The Captain was able to get us very close to the glacier.  As pieces of glacier would crack and fall off, it ...

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 ...

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