Tag Archives: Alaska

Approaching Glacier Bay

I had been looking forward to Glacier Bay the whole trip and was not disappointed. The approach was quite beautiful too…. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is located in eastern Alaska and part of Yukon, Canada. This was taken from a distance, but our ship took us closer. What’s really nice about cruise ships is that they turn the ship from side to side … Continue reading

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Clouding Up in Alaska

I’ve gotten a little off track with the blog, but am getting back in the swing of things now. I’ll be continuing the posts on Alaska and then will tackle the Norway trip with other stuff mixed in. After our … Continue reading

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From the Train

After our land tour in Alaska, we took a train to Whittier, where we boarded the cruise ship. The scenery from the train was so beautiful. I took this one somewhere between Wasilla (home of Sarah Palin) and Whittier. Thanks … Continue reading

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Not a Toy

Every time I look at this photo, I’m reminded of a toy boat. But this watercraft is real. See the orange and navy blue dots at the front of the boat? Those are people. Glacier Bay is truly one of … Continue reading

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Flying Over a Glacier and More

Denali (known as Mount McKinley when we were there) is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190.5 m) above sea level. One of our friends and I had signed up to fly … Continue reading

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A Little More Talkeetna

Back to Talkeetna…. The downtown area of Talkneetna has been classified as a National Historic Site, with buildings dating from the early 1900s, including Nagley’s General Store: They had all kinds of stuff in there. This place was next door: … Continue reading

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The Rustic Charm of Talkeetna

The town of Talkeetna, Alaska, is the gateway to Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley). I was lucky enough to do a flightseeing tour while there and will share those photos in a future post. As of 2010, the population was 876. … Continue reading

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Denali Part Two

OK, I’m back! Actually, this has been good for me. I’ve been on the fence about switching to a self-hosted blog for a while and may finally be ready to pull the trigger. Flickr might not change their new policy, … Continue reading

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Denali Part One

A few more shots of the lodge where we stayed in Denali: The main lodge. The lounge in our building that had a very nice coffee bar. We would sit here after dinner or wait for our shuttle. The view … Continue reading

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