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... 8217;d rather be too warm than cold.
All right! I was ushered with a few hundred of my closest friends to busses waiting to take us to a whale of a good time! Do you see what I did there? Our driver was a bubbly, purple boot wearing Utah transplant here with her husband for the season. On our drive, she pointed out the dozens of bald eagles, salmon jumping in the stream like so much bubbling water and a couple of minty glaciers (icy cool mint, like AIM ...
... calving. For sure we saw stuff fall into the water just not anything really big. We saw a giant blue cube fall into the water, but I didn't even come close to getting a picture.
When the ship turned away from the glacier, we convinced Sarah it was time to give the kids club a try. She was there for about an hour. Enough time for Matt and I to grab a cocktail and watch the ice flow by! ...
... pics of it. When we awoke the next morning, we were docked at Juneau so after breakfast off the 4 of us went to see the shops and sights. The town is like 2 areas - the old town by the docks for the cruise ships and then an area with Walmart, Fred Myers, etc out 6-8 miles from the port. The area at the port has wall to wall shops mostly jewelry stores. If you have ever been to the ports in the Caribbean, it is very similar. Probably 3 or 4 little artisan shops ...
Juneau Mt Roberts. I hear it rains frequently in Juneau, quite frequently. However, we were treated with an absolutely spectacular day today. When the weather is good in Juneau, the town sparkles. We are camping at Mendenhall Lake with the massive glacier as our back drop, complete with floating icebergs. Today we went on a brilliant hike up Mt …