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This AM we set off for Anchorage and a visit to the Alaskan Native Heritage Center. What a fascinating and educational experience! With a film exhibiting the native life in Lime City, a remote location in which the tribe under the tutelage of the matriarch is carrying on its cultural subsistence living. Afterward we toured outdoors around Lake Tiulana. The path led us around the dwellings of the various indigenous tribes from ...
... for a 5 hour tour to Surprise glacier and hopefully see whales. We have seen at least 40 whales from the ship but they were off in a distance. Tuesday and Wednesday we will be sailing back to Glacier Bay and then to Hubbard Glacier. Never tire of these glaciers! ...
... below where the end of the inlet was visible under cloudy skies. We had drinks and a wonderful dinner, sampling fresh halibut and King crab from the waters nearby, while sitting at the bar with an amazing view of the upper peaks.
Our room was wonderful, the plush bed seemingly larger than our room in Talkeetna. Our decision to stay the night in Girdwood turned out to be a great change to our planned itinerary.
... channel separates Ketchikan from Gravina Island. The city is named after Ketchikan Creek. Ketchikan comes from the Tlingit name for the creek, Kitschk-hin, which means “thundering wings of an eagle.”
Day 7 > Cruise Inside Passage and disembark in Vancouver
Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its
residents do not speak English as their ...
Not much to report today. We went to Whittier, one of the smallest towns in Alaska.
Whittier was built during the second world war as a military facility. There is a very scary derelict building called the Buckner building that was damaged during an earthquake and is not financially viable to repair or demolish. It is also full of asbestos. It was a "City under one roof".
Now everyone lives in ...
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