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Travel Blogs from Ketchikan
We finally made it to Alaska! We left Honolulu at night for a 6 hour flight to Anchorage. When we awoke about 5AM we were flying over magnificent snow covered mountains in the remote western part of the state.
Unfortunately we could not land in Anchorage due to a fog bank that extended almost all the way down to the ground. This was a …
Hmmmmmmm, The first thing to say about being in Ketchikan is that we are really glad, I mean really glad that we are not on the cattle boats - the super large humongous cruise liners with their thousands upon thousands of passengers. Really glad!! The day we arrived there were no cruise ships; we were told that five - that's right - five were …
Firstly Andrea - I hope you have had a great birthday on your ???? year. Yes I know how old you are.
We have just finished our second nights sleep on the Holland America Oosterdam and we have had another good nights sleep. Woke up and looked out on a relatively smooth sea and the beautiful Alaskan scenery of timberlands on the hills and islands down to the Inner Passage seaway. What more could one ask for?
We went up to the Lido ...
... br> And the pinky – easy one – Pink Salmon
We then had about an hour and half of time in the town and then were back on the ship by 1.30pm.
Not surprised – lunch was fish BBQ, yummo!
The afternoon was relaxing, we viewed photos taken by professionals and then a rest on the deck all rugged up for me, I wanted to be the first to see a whale. That turned out funny, ended up snoozing, so ...
... lounge next to the guy giving the cues on when to change the scenes, and I had more interest in watching the script in front of him and listening to him tell the stage hands what to do next.
Kath's daily highlight: the seaplane tour of Misty Fjords
Kath's daily lowlight: No moose or bears to be seen
Errol's daily highlight: ditto
Errol's daily lowlight: no lobster again for dinner