Travel Blogs from Seward
Up almost before we got to bed to be at the ferry terminal at the requested hour of 4am! "Piffle", said the bleary eyed lady when she finally turned up at 5. "You don't need to be here that early". Thanks - tell that to your web site. Anyway, that meant that we were at the front of the line of large cars in queue 4. Unfortunately they boarded queue …
... use it! I'm kind of over Thailand unless I get a good job offer from a school there.
2.5 weeks till my race in anchorage!! That'll be one more state checked off my list!
The next adventure is Fourth of July, the town will get insanely packed and then we are hopefully hiking the Harding ice field trail next Monday. It's like 7 miles round trip but super steep to get to the top of the ice field!!
... 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 slightly wet, there were still some pretty spectacular views, with plenty of roadside stops to photograph them. It is very reminiscent of Milford sound in New Zealand. There were plenty of glaciers, mountains and lakes to see on the way, so I made Ted stop several times just in case they looked differently from each angle.
When we arrived at the Whittier tunnel, there was a 25 minute delay until we could continue (the tunnel is only one way and shared with the ...
... Whales! -- different pod from yesterday
Several Harbor Seals
1 sea otters eating his jellyfish catch!