Inn At Tern Lake
Travel Blogs from Moose Pass
... were very vocal with each other. At first I thought it was some kind of loon (albeit strange sounding) because there are loons nesting on this lake and we had already heard their mournful cries. BUt then I saw the two cats running in the trees along the shore of the lake, then they came out into a clearing and strolled along where I really got a good look. They were BIG! It took my breath away to be sitting there watching them! Had I been on the land, I ...
... elk for quite a while. I did not know that they made a high-pitched yelp to communicate. We walked by the buffalo but we've seen so many of them that I just took one picture of a cute calf. The clouds were rolling in and we could see rain in the near future so we loaded back into the truck and drove on toward Whittier.
Along the way we stopped at a salmon viewing site...no salmon...and the Begich, ...
... to drive me to the Anchorage airport and boy was it worth it! The entire ride was narrated. First we went to the one tunnel that connects the tiny tiny town of Whittier to the rest of civilization. Whittier has fewer than 200 citizens, and they all live in a single dwelling. The tunnel is one lane and is opened for 15 minutes every hour. A train also uses this same tunnel - they all take turns. Going through Maynard Mountain, the tunnel is about 2 1/2 miles ...
... places to break a leg. Toward the top of the trail, the views began to really open up and I felt like the VonTrap family. We were also able to view a very large bear (black?) in the distance. Far distance. Jingle bells 55356;. The wildflowers were gorgeous, and all the landscape so lush and fragrant. No snakes here---I guess that is one more reason to love this place, not that I needed one. So, the glacier ...
After dinner we look at the stage show and find it pretty ordinary, check out the piano player, who is a touch too cynical in his patter for us, then head to bed to catch up on some jet lag.
Sunday 1st June Cruise Day 2 At sea -Vancouver to Ketchikan
Our route for the day is described as – Spend the day cruising the waters of British Columbia, passing through Johnstone Strait during the early morning, and reaching Pine Island ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking