Box Canyon Cabins
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... side by side. Thankfully it's not raining, but the wind is strong.
After dinner, Elizabeth, David and Chris soak in the hot tub. The wind grows stronger, gale force winds. The alder trees, with their skinny trunks flap in the breeze like twigs. Spruce pine cones drop into the water, leaves hither and thither on the patio. The rush of the wind is like the roar of the ocean. The hot water feels great after a long day of wet and cold. The trees blow back and forth as ...
... warm and keep the rain out.
Lunch was provided - chicken caesar wrap, potato chips and granola bar.
Then dinner was on Fox Island – wild Alaskan Salmon, prime ribs and salad buffet. Greg also paid $13 to have 1/2 lb of king crab claws. It was in a large hall, a bit like a musical hall production. As we returned to Seward the weather seemed to be lifting on one side of the fjord, but then it closed in again. We arrived back at 6:15 pm after a great time.
... fed lake.
The lake and the river are a light green color due to the glacier flour (very fine rock powder due to the grinding of the glacier as it moves over the ground).
The river is divided into the upper river from the lake to where the Russian River flows into the Kenai River, the middle river and the lower river where ...
... found me just in time, we could hear crackling sounds and we watched a bigger glacier fall. Jeff saw the cracks appear in the glacier before it broke off, when it happened I caught myself squealing like a pig, it was so exciting! Amazing the large swells the falling ice creates.
Captain Tim said we had to get going, but I will never forgot this moment, it was flipping awesome! Jeff even said that we were having a "bucket list" day & I second that. ...
... more than that, but they had lots of company I saw many people dosing in the cabin especially on the way out. Tons of kids/teens were on electronic devices as well.
On the way back in they opened the area of the boat near the captain, so we talked to a captain(I think there 2 Capt's on our cruise, at least 2 guys who could drive the boat) He said the weather was as good as it gets and their loop out was further than they usually go as seas ...