S: Our Alaskan Vacation --May 21-31, 2010
BC: Life Is Good!
FC: Our Alaskan Vacation May 21-31, 2010
1: Date Location Arrive Depart Fri. May 21 - Seattle, WA 1:00pm Sat. May 22 - Cruising Sun. May 23 - Alaska Inside Passage Sun. May 23 - Juneau, AK 11:00am 8:00pm Excursion: Helicopter & Dogsled Mon. May 24 - Skagway, AK 7:00am 8:30pm Excursion: 4x4 Klondike Jeep Drive Tues. May 25 - Tracy Arm Fjord, AK 7:00am 12:00pm Wed. May 26 - Cruising Thur. May 27 - Victoria, BC 9:00am 6:00pm Excursion: Whale Watching Fri. May 28 - Seattle, WA 6:00am
2: Ship Statistics Rhapsody of the Seas Maiden Voyage: May 19, 1997 Passenger Capacity: 2,435 Gross Tonnage: 78,491 Length: 915' Beam: 105.6' Draft: 25' Cruising Speed: 22 knots
5: Juneau, Alaska Pop. 30,988 Visit by boat or plane only
6: A great helicopter ride! | When we touched down, we were standing on over one mile deep of ice! Jake, our musher, competes in the Iditarod and has finished twice.
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8: Herbert Glacier
11: Four mile dogsled with the leaders, Hoover and Gus. | Jake lives on Herbert Glacier all summer & spends an average of $70,000 per year for food for just the dogs. Competing in the Iditarod costs an additional $40,000.
12: Skagway, Alaska Pop. 862 | Alaska t-shirt co.
13: Yukon Trail | Jeep 4x4 drive
16: Our drive into Fraiser, British Columbia was absolutely amazing.
17: The great continental divide.
18: Our guide, Ron, & U.S.-Canadian Border.
19: Broadway Ave. Skagway, Alaska
22: Yukon Trail
24: Tracey Arm Fjord
27: South Sawyer Glacier | Some of these pieces of ice were as large as a car!
30: Victoria, British Columbia Pop.
32: Our last night on the cruise. The waiters sang to all of the guests.
33: Multnomah Falls Portland, OR