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... as you all know and we share a beach house in Baja with two other partners. To have us be in the same harbor on the same day in all of the Inside Passage is just good luck. We say our goodbyes and wish each other safe travels and take a taxi back to the ferry.
From this point forward on our ferry ride, we will remain aboard with no more ports of call. We happily settle in for a full day aboard our vessel, where - when not napping or eating - we take full advantage of the ...
Our other stops were Petersburg, Wrangell, and Ketchikan. Petersburg and Wrangell were one hour stops to unload/load people and vehicles so I can't tell you anything about these towns, except they had excellent AT&T phone and data service. We arrived late to Ketchikan so we only had two hours in town, which as it turns out, was plenty. We grabbed a cab and headed to center city. Three gigantic ...
... business of cocktailing, interrupted by a harbor side dinner at one of the many restaurants in the neighborhood. Back to the boat and a blurry game of yahtzee before we call it a night.
The next morning dawns overcast, but, Captain Gary insists, “It will burn off….” We take strolls along the harbor front, absorbing the history of the area, ingesting the Starbucks brand coffee and slowly shaking off the mental cobwebs related to the previous evenings ...
... what is wrong. I have seen a country that has high standards regarding politeness, a culture in which people are encouraged to excel in anything they want to and a country that accepts people for who they are. I sometimes wonder what our standards are, how tolerant we are towards others and if we accept each other for who we are.
A magnificent trip has come to an end, but a new journey is yet to start..
... which route via Australia) and I have confirmation that D lives near the school – about four blocks further along the road. We beat a hasty retreat, successfully collect Kai and navigate without a hitch to Langley to get Kirsty.
The day is still crisp and clear when we leave Langley so Kirsty suggests we finish up with a visit to Bear Creek Park. “Great idea. Where is it?” “Err, I’m not ...
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