Orca Island Cabins
Travel Blogs from Seward
Then we went to the eatery attached to the hotel for dinner
– Slippery Salmon bar and grill. We had salmon, salty vegetables and funny
coloured mashed potato. For dessert we had an insanely rich chocolate cake that
I only ate one mouthful of.
We did some washing so I would have some clothes until my
bag turned up. Stephen’s present for me was in my bag – disappointing that I
couldn’t have it on the day.
... br> Tomorrow is my first day working with customers. It's great to be a customer service and reservations rep. Next week we get paid to go sea kayaking through another company so that we can better sell their products. Soon after that we go dog sledding with the Seavey dog team (they won the last Iditarod!!!). Again for free so that we can recommend them to our customers.
The last news I have to report is ...
... Anchorage did.
One of the requests that the owner of this guesthouse suggested was to never leave food outside, as bears will commonly go through trash cans to find it. Well last night in my frantic rush to find the power adaptor, I left two of the car doors open all night, with food still inside the car! Fortunately no bruins tore the glove box open but still...phew!
The weather today was pretty overcast and wet, but we still decided to see what ...
... glacier Nunatak rock pooling up in middle of Porcupine Glacier Calypso point Bear glacier from Harding Ice Field Stopped 1 hour into tour at Fox Island for buffet lunch. There was a veggie lasagna option -- not bad. Then off for the rest of the 2.5 hr tour. And what a tour in cold air with dark green black waters! Wildlife seen: Dall Porpoises -- really fast Seagulls Jelly fish x 3 types Jumping Salmon Orca Whales! -- ...
Day 99 - The drive from Seward from Palmer takes us 162 miles. You have to drive through parts of Anchorage to get there, so many of us stopped at Walmart, Cosco or Fred Meyers (another big lot store) to have what they needed.
Just after leaving the campground in Seward we encounter a momma and baby Moose! Yea! They say that they run around downtown Anchorage (?) wow...so we may be seeing so many that by the end of this trip I'll ...
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