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TravelPod Member ReviewsCrest Hotel Prince Rupert
A flying visit but very comfortable room and facilities. Friendly staff.
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Saturday . 4pm rise and shine And all aboard the ferry to Prince Rupert near the Alaskan border. We travelled in a traditional school bus from hotel to terminal, quite a novelty. Easy boarding but unfortunately the fog as yet to burn off so limited visibility, time to catch a bite to eat and a few extra zzzds . We caught a couple of glimpses of …
... where they have a Village Monument that looks remarkably like a giant cupcake, to join the Haines Highway, which would take us back into Alaska.
As you can see, this is another stunningly beautiful route. It took us past Kathleen Lake, Klukshu Indian Village and to 'Million Dollar Falls' campsite.
... was next and we lost 4 out of 4 games. :((. We had fun trying though. Next on our agenda was watching 2 of the kitchen staffers use vegetables & fruits for arrangements--see photos. They did all of these "sculptures" in about 30 minutes.
We attempted to go watch a movie outside under the stars but it wasn't open due to the high winds and rough seas. I about lost my neck scarf and Ashley's shoe just about blew off her foot!
By this time we were ...
... and was kind enough to organize tickets for us! It was amazing to see humpbacks in their natural environment, bubble-feeding and everything! We went out pretty far too, pretty well to the Alaskan border (as our phones let us know through the "you're now roaming" texts). After that we had dinner at Breakers, a really good pub in the part of town called Cow Bay. We had been invited over to another teacher's place for dinner the following night. Nancy and her husband, ...
... grab some dinner. Luck would have it that the snowbirds were doing a show! So cool. We ate pizza and watched the performance. My stomach was lurching just thinking about the pilots and their fancy moves. Played in parks, explored and now it's back to our room for showers and bed. We have to get up at 5 am to get to the ferry. Even though it doesn't leave until 7:30, you are supposed to be there 2 hours earlier. Yikes. ...