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... Whittier, we caught the "World-Class Wildlife and Glacier Cruise. While boarding, I met Travis from San Diego, who has been coming up here for 5 years as a deckhand. This tour gets three moose and two black bears. This was a really great trip. The views of the glaciers were astounding. We really lucked out with a clear day, which the captain said was one of three, this season. Also, I should ...
... well as groups such as the Winter
Olyimpic Committee of 1988. Sheila very kindly told me to book out of the backpackers & come & stay with her & her husband out in the Valley near Palmer & she could bring me into Anchorage each day when she comes to work. I, however, needed to be in Anchorage for the next 2 nights so declined her offer at that stage.
After booking my rail ticket to Whittier on Sunday I went to hire a bike to ride round the 11 ...
... shared a few drinks together and said our good-byes. Dave and Nancy are leaving very early in the morning and it was best to say our farewells tonight. It has been a great time and I think that David has enjoyed the last month of travel. Starting in Sitka, we have laughed, learned, and come to appreciate the complexity of the Alaskan lifestyle. It has been an exciting experience to say the least.
... for appetizers and drinks! We are absolutely eating and drinking our way across this trip.
Tomorrow we celebrate the 4th with a cookout but told us not to get to excited about the fireworks because it will be "DAYLIGHT". Haven't gotten use to that yet. We play cards at night and are surprised when we look out the window at 10PM and it's bright daylight.
Friday we leave for some of the port cities...we still have a lot of activities to take part in.
... allow us to go (with an "escort car".) Rox mentioned we should take the side-road to "Exit" Glacier. We found that road just a couple miles north of Seward and took the 8 mile trip over there (in about 20 minutes again due to construction that cut the road down to a one-lane affair.) While the glacier could be accessed very closely with a fair amount of hiking, we elected to take the 0.5 ...
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