Murphy's Alaskan Inn
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It was a cool windy night. This morning the sky was clear, but very windy. About 50 degrees out.
We took the Kean Fjords tour. It was a new, quite large boat. The seas were a little rough going out, but we did fine.We had a seat inside on the top level, but were able to move around and go outside when they sighted something.
We passed Bear Glacier first. It ...
... The glacier has receded so much. So after the easy trail, we left the tourist behind and made our way onto a different trail that far fewer travel each day. We signed in at the base of the trail (required) and read the info regarding wildlife. UGgg. Please let these wretched annoying bells work. The trail estimates 4-6 hours round trip. Off we went for a long, long long 1.3 mile hike that climbed over 1000 vertical feet. Of course, the good ...
We walked around a bit, but decided to check on our bags. as luck would have all, but one had arrived. I decided to unpack and get organized, we need to get laundry done. Out last bag showed up just before we went to dinner
Went to our 6:30pm dinner reservation, the muster drill and back to our cabin. There were 3 otters playing in the water near the ship so we watched them a bit and before we knew it the ship was pulling away!
... Anchorage did.
One of the requests that the owner of this guesthouse suggested was to never leave food outside, as bears will commonly go through trash cans to find it. Well last night in my frantic rush to find the power adaptor, I left two of the car doors open all night, with food still inside the car! Fortunately no bruins tore the glove box open but still...phew!
The weather today was pretty overcast and wet, but we still decided to see what ...
... and starfish (gross says Julia), tanks with salmon, Stellar sea lions, harbour seals, and the best thing - more puffins! After spending most of the boat trip trying to photograph puffins I ended the day standing about 3meters away from some! So of course more photos click, click, click. Nearly 9pm when we finished here and feeling a bit hungry. That's the trouble with all this daylight, it doesn't "feel" like dinner time because it's so light, ...