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Well we saw what we came for. Glaciers .... Glaciers .... Glaciers.
Glacier Bay National Park was our first day of sightseeing from the boat.
Glacier Bay demonstrates one of the most dramatic impacts if climate change with a recession of ice over 65 miles in 200 years. In 1794, Glacier Bay was completely covered in ice. Today it's 3 million acres displays the convergence of tidewater glaciers, fjords and temperate rainforests.
As we arrived at ...
We are now back in Australia but wanted to finish off our Alaska blog reports. So here is our final blog of the adventure.
After being in the wilderness for a week it seemed odd to be back in Homer town but the first hot shower felt really good. As we had not had much chance to explore the area, we decided to stay for a few days and, ...
July 25, 2014
Leaving Alyeska we stopped into an ivory and jade shop where I bought an ivory pickle fork...because everybody needs one. I had no idea that jade was so expensive. A little, 2 inch moose carving was $56. I left the moose there. Back out on the Seward, I saw a bald eagle perched at the top of a dead tree. There are entire stands of dead trees from the saltwater infiltration as a result of the ground ...
... helpful to one another and love where they live. The people that you talk to who live here year round wouldn't have it any other way....even in the brutal cold. Loving where your at, wherever that is, makes for a solid place on which to build a quality life. The minute you begin to feel restless or dissatisfied with where you live the more you notice it spilling into every other aspect of your life. I've lived in both places. The bus trip into Talkeetna was ...
It's been over a month since the last blog and you must have been beginning to wonder why this trip had Alaska in the title, well we're here at last. In fact, we drove the spectacular, and aptly named, 'Top of the World Highway' to Chicken, Alaska and I could pretend that the delay in posting this is because I was working on some pun on 'Why did the Waltons cross the Top of the World Road?" Answer, "To ...
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