S: Aladskan Cruise - 2010
FC: Alaskan Cruise The Sapphire Princess August - Sept., 2010
1: ITINERARY Sunday, August 29th - Seattle Monday, August 30th - At Sea Tuesday, August 31st - Ketchikan Wednesday, September 1 - Juneau Thursday, September 2 - Skagway Friday, September 3 - At Sea Saturday, September 4 - Victoria
5: A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing we have happiness, and joy that never ends. | FORMAL NIGHTS ARE FUN
6: Bye, Bye Seattle | View from the balcony | Ready for fun and games | We're on our way
7: KETCHICAN | Almost like being in Venice, Italy | Shopping is always a must in a new place
8: So many things to do and see | Fascinating home away from home
9: Beautiful Ship | Beautiful Scenery
10: THE HAPPY BEAR BAR
12: What a bunch of happy bears
13: And why not? | considering their positions ????
14: Tracy Arm Fjord This is a fjord near Juneau which our ship passes through. Named after a Civil War General it is over 30 miles long with 1/5 of the area covered in ice masses ranging in size from a 3-story bldg. to hand size pieces.
18: Good Food Terrific Company
20: THEN ON TO JUNEAU TO WATCH THE WHALES
21: WHILE THE SEALS WATCH US
22: Whale Watching
23: Tom & Kathy | Sharon, Jim, & Kathy | Whale watching in Juneau What a blast!!! | The Seals
24: JUNEAU SALMON BAKE
26: SKAGWAY fROM THE TLINGIT INDIAN WORD MEANING "WINDY PLACE WITH WHITE CAPS ON THE WATER.' THE ACTUAL POPULATION IN 2000 WAS 862; HOWEVER, DURING THE SUMMER IT DOUBLES IN ORDER TO DEAL WITH MORE THAN 900,000 VISITORS. THE WHITE PASS RAILWAY OFFERS EXCURSIONS .
27: ALASKA HAS ITS SHARE OF GRAFFITI
28: WE WERE GREETED BY A PARTY OF FRIENDLY SEALS | ONE LITTLE FELLOW WAS A BIT FRIENDLIER THAN THE REST
30: Pilot Kathy is ready for takeoff | Co-Pilot Sharon has a nice smile | Navigator Jim is ... birdwatching???? | What a view!!!!!
34: A CREVASSE IS A DEEP CRACK IN A GLACIER (OPPOSED TO A CREVICE WHICH IS IN ROCK, THEY HAVE VERTICAL WALLS WHICH CAN MELT CREATING SHARP PEAKS, THE DEPTH DEPENDS ON THE AMT. OF WATER IN THE GLACIER
35: A MOULIN, ON THE OTHER HAND, IS A NARROW, TUBULAR CHUTE, HOLE, OR CREVASSE THROUGH WHICH WATER ENTERS A GLACIER FROM THE SURFACE. THEY ARE THE MOST TYPICAL CAUSE FOR THE FORMATION OF A GLACIER CAVE & ARE PART OF A GLACIER'S INTERNAL PLBG.,,
36: WALKING ON THE GLACIER WAS GREAT FUN!! | VERY EDUCATIONAL AS WELL!!
41: AT SEA AGAIN
46: VICTORIA - CITY OF LIGHTS AND BEAUTY
50: WHICH BRINGS TO AN END | A WONDERFUL AND MEMORABLE TRIP