Tag Archives: Cruisin'

New Year Cruising

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” — Ashely Montagu  Credits: JSprague Digi in Deeper course materials This year, 68 of my family members from … Continue reading

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The Great Land That is Alaska

Credits:  Template by Crystal Wilkerson; Paper by Jessica Sprague. “Alyeska” to the Aleut people means the great land and those who have visited would likely agree.  It is a vacation paradise, America’s last frontier, if you will.   Raw with a … Continue reading

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Hubbard Glacier

The largest non-polar tidewater glacier in the world was one of the major highlights of our cruise adventure.  How could I have forgotten something that has made it to my “Top Picks” list?  Can I blame it on exhaustion from … Continue reading

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Seward

Happy and pleased, we bid goodbye to the Ryndam recognizing the tail end of a wonderful adventure.  We took a cab to Moby Dick Hostel, our home for a night and there we slept once again on dry land. Seward … Continue reading

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Sitka

Nestled on Baranof Island and protected by a myriad of small-forested islands, Sitka is a town not lacking in character.  Aside from it being home to native Tlinglits with the cultures still being practiced today, it was also the capital … Continue reading

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Eagles in Abundance

Bald Eagles have been the national bird of the U.S. since 1782.  While they are still protected under federal law, the birds are no longer “endangered” and about half of the 70,000 live in Alaska.  They are spotted year round … Continue reading

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Wordless: Sitka

More of our customized photography-walking tour around the island of Sitka. Visit Wordless Wednesday for more interesting photographs from all around.

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