Alaska's Orca Inn
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... caught a lot of Halibut and one Lingcod, which I had not seen before. Kevin made me take his picture with the Lingcod like he caught it! Up in the trees we sighted our first bald eagle. She was beautiful! There were two younger eagles flying around so we assumed they were the off spring of the eagle we saw. The sun was going down, which turned the clouds around the mountains a wonderful shade of pink. It was an amazing sight. ...
Mostly a travel day again. Went back to the airport to catch a shuttle "coach" to Seward. It was a beautiful drive through the mountains along the water. A narrow bay is called an arm, and we drove along the coast of Turning Arm, so named because Captain Cook, looking for a passage to the orient, sailed to the end of it and had to turn around. There was lots of traffic on the road - fisherman, hikers, ...
... felt great on sore muscles from yesterday's amazing hike. In all, it has been a simple, relaxing day. We are slowing it down the next few days to enjoy the down time, and relax. This lodge is a great place to do that. The decks are gorgeous, and it is very quiet. There are plenty of things to do in Cooper Landing. Fish, fish, fish, float the river, hike, or fish. Plenty of wildlife, too. No a.c, and again, didn't need it. We did have ...
... in the afternoon.
We sure saw alot of beautiful scenery and great wildlife on our trip. They bring a National Park ranger on board to point out and identify the wildlife and terrain. All together, we took over 1500 pictures between our three cameras.
Off the boat, we headed to an early dinner in town. We made a good choice at Seward Brewery for burgers, reindeer hot dogs, and beer-cheese soup. ...
Then we went to the eatery attached to the hotel for dinner
– Slippery Salmon bar and grill. We had salmon, salty vegetables and funny
coloured mashed potato. For dessert we had an insanely rich chocolate cake that
I only ate one mouthful of.
We did some washing so I would have some clothes until my
bag turned up. Stephen’s present for me was in my bag – disappointing that I
couldn’t have it on the day.
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