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27 May 2012; Seward, Alaska.

27 May 2012; Seward, Alaska.

Named after the man who bagged the biggest bargain in history, when he bought Alaska for the USA, the port is located at the end of Resurrection Bay. Our main attraction to go there is that it is nearer than sailing to Anchorage and it has the Railroad Connection. Some other company’s call at Whittier,…   read more of “27 May 2012;…”

25 May 2012; Glacier Bay, Alaska.

25 May 2012; Glacier Bay, Alaska.

You approach Glacier Bay via Icy Strait, named so a long time ago, when Glacier Bay did not exist yet and was completely covered in ice. The Glacier then calved directly into this strait, hence the name. Since then the glaciers have been retreating and now we have to sail about 50 miles up the…   read more of “25 May 2012;…”

23 May 2012; Juneau, Alaska.

23 May 2012; Juneau, Alaska.

Also in this port the arrival of the ships are staggered but the only problem is that it is not as easy as in Ketchikan where all the docks are in line with the open fairway called Tongass Narrows. The port of Juneau is basically a big pond, with only the option for smaller ships…   read more of “23 May 2012;…”