Travel Blogs from Seward
... barely out of the harbour when we spotted a couple of Sea otters floating along on their backs. Actually saw a lot of sea otters. They are cool little dudes and always look like they're just out there chillaxing and catching some rays.
Next we saw some American Bald Eagles sitting in nest in a spruce tree (naturally). People seem to get excited about these but they're nearly always so far away that they just look like little white ...
Where’s Chuck Today? Seward, AK
Conditions: Beautiful, Sunny
Miles to Date:
Well today was the day.
Treva and Nancy joined us this morning.
We met them at their ship at 7:00am. They carried their bags off the
ship, which allowed them to leave on their own time. ...
Left Anchorage and headed out for Seward, named for William H. Seward who negotiated the purchase of Alaska. The road follows Turnagain Arm which is well known for it's scenery . This was an amazing drive, in gorgeous sunshine. Stopped on the way at Girdwood for breakfast and gas and carried on. ...
Early in the morning, the Seward Marina is the place to be. The place is jammed with folks boarding tour and fishing boats ready for a day on Resurrection Bay and the Gulf of Alaska. We were among them. The owners of the small lodge where we are staying also own three tour boats, so we booked a cruise with them. We wanted a small boat with very few people, and we got exactly what we ...
... experience. Unfortunately, we aren’t able to share the sounds. The engines were shut down so we could listen to the thundering ice cracking and hear the incredible splashes from the much calving (large chunks of glacier sliding into the water) going on. This left all four of us silent (some would have said an impossible task). When we leave the glacier we head back to Fox Island for a buffet dinner of salmon, prime ...