Westmark Baranof Hotel
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Awoke this morning early at 0530 due to some incredible sight coming up soon.
It was an early shower, then up stairs for breakfast with Graeme and Suzanne as it gets light about 0530 am we were on deck about 0730 even though it was partly cloudy it was still pretty fine and good weather.
We had just entered into the Fiord, which goes for many miles, but looking up either side of the ship, nearly straight up are ...
... the channel to Juneau and by 10pm were back to our apartment. An attempt to get a ride to the ferry from a friend of the apartment failed so we took a taxi instead. By 11pm the kids were on their iPads at the ferry terminal and by 12:15am we were on board only to discover that our cabin wasn't ready yet. Exhausted, we were in our rooms and asleep by 1am, by far the longest the kids have been up ever. Truth be told they held up better than their ...
Only a half day in the port of Juneau today. We didn't book any tours at this stop, so just cruised the shops which were in close proximity to the dock. There were 4 cruise ships in port during the time we were there, but not an unmanageable number of people, especially since we got off quite early. A very pretty location, with tall, tree covered mountains as back drops to the town on both sides of the inlet. Lots of ...
... is famed for its scenery and isolation.
The highlight was to be the Dog sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier. Unfortunately, the weather was quite foggy and none of the helicopters could safely land on the Glacier so the tours were all cancelled, Desiree was extremely disappointed. Dropped into the Red Dog Saloon to drown her sorrows !! ...
... t-shirt and a book of paper dolls-Eskimos(she had seen the exact book on the ship and I said lets wait. It was $5 here so we got it, not sure how much it was on the ship) We spotted a penny machine, so we headed over to it. We chatted with the mom & daughter, who were on our ship, funny, we never saw them again.
We headed back to the Orca office and waited. I think we left about 10 mins late as we were waiting for someone. ...