Following the Norwegian Pearl out of Seattle
Sunset over Vancouver Island.
Morning, day 1 of cruise, all day at sea.
Coast range of BC.
Southern Glacier Bay
Mt. Fairweather, at 15,300' the highest in Glacier Bay NP. I climbed this in 24 days with two others from the Pacific beach in 1981.
The Fairweather Range.
Mountains around Glacier Bay
Johns Hopkins Inlet
Johns Hopkins Glacier
Harbor Seal pups on the Ice, Johns Hopkins Glacier
Black-legged Kittiwake (Juv)
Grand Pacific Glacier
Sunset over Glacier Bay
Leaving Glacier Bay
Evening light on the ship's wake.
Arriving in port, Juneau
Juneau's Mt Roberts Trail begins at the top of this staircase.
On Juneau's Mt. Roberts trail.
Mt Roberts Trail
The area north of Juneau
Another Cruise ship coming into Juneau
Vista from Mt Roberts Trail
Another viewpoint on the Mt Roberts Trail
A tram down leads up the first 1800'. We hiked up, but it was free going down.
In port in Juneau
Reward for a long hike.
Continuing south on the Inside Passage.
Boarding a tender to go ashore, Sitka.
Inside a ship's tender, which doubles as a lifeboat.
At anchor, Sitka
Hiking above Sitka on the amazingly engineered Gavin Hill Trail.
In the rain forest, Sitka.
Looking down on the ship from the Gavin Hill Trail, Sitka.
Looking back on Sitka. Gavin Hill is on the left.
Corridor and entry to our room on the Westerdam.
Our room on board the Westerdam.
Our room's verandah.
The Lido buffet.
Seating area, Lido buffet.
One must suffer great privations during travel to the far north.
Totem Heritage Museum, Ketchikan
Spawning Salmon, Ketchikan.
Rear deck, leaving Ketchikan.
Happy hour at the Crow's Nest
We do seem to be happy.
Let's see - should we have the chili cheese dog, or the bean burrito?
Tough job, someone's gotta do it . . .
Starboard Promenade deck - 3 laps per mile.
Arriving, Victoria, BC.
A public park in Victoria
Meeting friends from a previous cruise in Victoria.