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TravelPod Member ReviewsTaroka Inn Seward
Old officers quarters.
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It was a fabulous day. We took a glacier /wildlife tour and saw just about every animal except a unicorn AND two glaciers. We saw humpback whales exhibiting feeding behavior and Orca breaching! We spent 8.5 hours on a boat, most of it standing at the bow. Didn't have to, just didn't want to miss a minute of the experience.
... peace and quiet.
Adjacent to the campground is a boat yard. It has a huge haul out machine, big enough to lift those big trawlers out of the water. A few boats are dry-docked nearby. Hey, what the heck is going on over there? Three tugboats looks like they are playing tug-of-war with a small floating oil platform. They are fighting the wind and the tides so they are pulling in three different directions in order to stabilize the top heavy platform ...
... 30 seconds, losing the town's harbour and fuel docks! This was followed by a series of destructive tsunamis.]
The drive to Anchorage was through gorgeous scenery of forests, lakes and snowy mountains. We passed Kenai Lake where the largest salmon ever was caught. It weighed 93 pounds-a world record!
In Anchorage we had only a short while to eat lunch at the restaurant at the museum (the seafood chowder ...
... go with the flow. The boat doesn't leave until this afternoon so we have time to go on our planned sea kayaking up the bay to the Ailak glacier. It is a four mile round trip, which sounds easy in theory, but add in icy conditions and torrential rain and it is a little bit of a challenge. Still it is worth it, though I will pay for it later when I can hardly lift my arms above waist height! Exhausted, we get on the boat to return to Seward. ...
We woke to our first really rainy day as we prepared to disembark our cruise ship in Seward. Getting off was simple, made even easier by not having to go through customs since we went through US customs in Vancouver at the port. We waited in the concierge lounge for our disembarkation number where we got to enjoy coffee and danish. We walked off the ship at 9 AM and picked up our bags as soon as we get into ...