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Unfortunately, it was still a rainy day when we woke up. But today was our day to do whatever we wanted.
A few of us slept in, and a few took an early morning walk. After breakfast, Chuck, Ellen, and Jean went into the big town of Seward for wandering around and checking out some of the shops. Mike, Sherry, and Roger stayed behind to relax and watch the final World Cup soccer game.
... was called. Group
7 was what we had been designated.
We put the TV onto the ship channel so we could hear the
announcements. They slowly progressed through the different groups numerically.
When they got to Group 6 we decided to get onto the deck above so we could go
down the stairs as soon as our group was called.
We had just got to Deck 3 when our group was called. We
headed off the ship to our designated bus. This would take us to ...
... amazingly deep..down to 1000 ft for the fin whales. We also ran into a couple schools of porpoises the swam right beside the boat. We got up close and personal with a glacier and listened to the sound of it slowly sliding into the bay and even got to see it calve some small ice bergs Besides spotting a few bald eagles and lots of horned puffins, a bird the can deep dive and lots of common mores ...
... Americanos, and me finishing my TEFL homework, we tried again. No luck. Oh ya we went out to Lowell Point and checked it out. All I can say is that every inch of Alaska is gorgeous. Pictures below! I tried some yoga poses on the beach. Oh and it rained all day but the rain here doesn't really bother me. You just have to always wear a rain jacket. I was wearing 4 top layers all day (it was cold). No luck ...
... and not bad on the eyes either which never hurts! Hey, have to appreciate the eye candy hen you can seeing the median age on the boat is 60+!
Have to be up early tomorrow to disembark so off to Bedfordshire for all of us.
Noises in the night... Someone being sick? Fighting? Throwing overboard? Ewww no it's someone "making whoopee" (as they call it here on the boat). Didn't sound enjoyable either ... what were they ...