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Leaving Vancouver…Headed for San Francisco

Hello Everyone We are on our way back to San Francisco from Vancouver where we saw some spectacular skies on the way in, hiked in an old growth forest and got a visit from Bob and Barbara. And we will be back in Spring Lake on Saturday. Here are some photos from the Vancouver part […]

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver, BC, Canada                                       May 3, 2016 We spent a wonderful day in Vancouver, a city we hadn’t seen before, a city that impressed us tremendously.  A vibrant cosmopolitan city (developed only about 100 years ago), with […]

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Our time in Alaska

Alaska                                                             May 1, 2016 We have spent this past week visiting several places in Alaska and enjoying the beautiful scenery and the nice local folks. This is a giant state, and our visit only covered a bit of the Aleutian Islands and some of the towns/cities in the southeast part of the state. Alaska’s big […]

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Alaska Continued…

Hello Everyone We are in the home stretch. We spent the last several days in Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan where our activities include nature hikes in rain forests, going up to the summit of the Coastal Mountains on a train, sailing along in a Fjord, and whale watching. We saw sea lions, whales and a […]

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Glacier Bay, Alaska

Hello Everybody We are in the home stretch, sailing through Glacier Bay in Alaska where it’s cold, gray and snowy. But, we have seen plenty of glaciers. The size of these things, and the way they move, is simply incredible. The photos here include Margerie Glacier —a giant river of ice—that moves 7 feet a […]

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Hubbard Bay

Hello Everybody We sailed through Hubbard Bay today and got up close to a massive glacier. You have to see it to believe it. Here are some photos–but they don’t really show the scale of the glacier–the icy blue part at the bottom of the mountain. Joe

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Seward, Alaska

We spent today in Seward, Alaska where the weather alternated between rainy and sunny. Now we are on our way to Glacier Bay, where we will be out of satellite range for a couple of days. Anyway, here are some photos of Seward, taken at different times of day and different weather and lighting conditions. […]

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