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... was almost all downhill.
Al didn't realise but on the decent we had caught up to the Danish duo who had a sore wrist from a crash and when I caught up to him we hit the last 5 kms of fire road and I just buried myself to drag us away. They almost caught us on a pitchy climb but Al lifted and we raced to the finish to claim 2nd by 30 seconds.
First place guys are way out of our league finishing 20 minutes in front of us but the duo from Denmark ...
... of champagne glasses to make a waterfall. Free champagne had me there watching all the flashing of cameras as were most of the ship. Some in long dresses and kimonos and black ties. We have large groups of Koreans and Japanese on board.
Dinner at Vivaldis was delicious. A table for two with Vivaldi music in the background with highly attentive waiters that were just a little hard to understand.
Today is lazy day and getting lost day! Have gone to two lectures, one on birds of Alaska and one on mammals of Alaska. Very informative. We have checked out every nook and cranny on the ship today. Also spent some dozing time on deck chairs.
Woke up this morning ...
... River, which is another 8 miles from camp. Along the way, we pass by the world's 2nd largest paper mill in the world -- it seems strange to be transitioning back into the busier world. We take our time paddling to the harbor and take in the sights of civilization. As we pull into the harbor and find a spot to attach our kayak, a strange but familiar figure walks up to us to say hello. Shirley does a double-take and realizes it's Zach!!! Oh ...
Thursday, Aug 20
We turned south again, down Malaspina Strait, which is noted for winds and choppy water. For the first 2 hours it was great, but true to its nature, the wind came up and the water got choppy for the next 2 hours. Near Ballet Bay we saw an overturned dinghy and did another good deed and called Canadian Coast Guard to report it. We hung around until their fast response vessel came (about 15 minutes) then we anchored ...