Glacier Bay Country Inn
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... look comical when they take off – feet dragging the water, tilting from side to side. The puffins in Alaska and the Pacific are horned or tufted puffins and do not have purple by their beaks. In a protective cove, with lots of kelp, we watched otter moms and pups. Mother otters wrap their pups in seaweed while they hunt for shell fish so the pups won’t float away. What ...
... off the glacier. The ship stayed near the glacier for almost an hour and made 2, 360 degree turns so everyone could get a good view. The captain made the helicopter pad available for viewing and David went out there but it was too crowded to get near the rail, and it was really cold. I stayed on our balcony for the entire hour and despite being pretty cold couldn't bring myself to come inside. We wore 2-3 layers and ear warmers. I used a tripod to take video. and ...
... control panel by the third mate and the kids being allowed to "steer" which was turning the big wheel back and forth while the ship was on auto-pilot. All in all it was pretty cool and the kids were surprisingly well behaved. We must have made a good impression as one of the ship mates asked Evie and Tyler if they knew what the Alaskan state flag looked like. Correctly identifying it as the Big Dipper pointing to the North Star, the ship mate asked if they would like ...
... I had just previously crossed and yelled something about the tide coming in..... I made my way back to the crossing which was now covered with a foot of water....opps...Ineke standing on the other side laughing didn't help my situation any...so for the rest of the day I was walking around in very wet jeans and shoes...but we both had a great laugh... On the tender back to the ship we were treated by whales jumping out of the water just behind the cruise ...
... nothing huge. They served pea and ham soup out on deck during the morning to keep you warm, which seems to be a dutch tradition.
After we turned around, we went inside and thawed out while watching the Lamplugh and Reid Glaciers go by, and having a bite of lunch.
About dinner time we dropped our guides off, headed out off our sheltered passage, and into the Pacific Ocean bound for Anchorage, and for the first time ...