10-09-13 Sister Ship

This is a companion to yesterday’s post to give you a better sense of what I was talking about. This is not our boat, but a companion ship in the Un-Cruise Adventure line named the Wilderness Explorer. We were heading back out of Glacier Bay in the dwindling light when I spotted this ship on…

10-08-13 Atmosphere

Our journey into Glacier Bay in southeast Alaska on the Un-Cruise Adventures Safari Endeavor was unlike anything I have ever experienced. What I remember most about this place was the eerie, fog-shrouded silence.The fog certainly muted the colors of the rocks and trees on shore but it also seemed to mute the steady drone of…

10-02-13 Fun & Games?

I don’t normally take requests for this blog – largely because I don’t get them. But yesterday, Brad H, one of the instructors at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota, saw me and told me I needed to post more Alaska photos. He said, “You must have more than we’ve seen on your…

09-28-13 Cooling Off

I am calling this “Cooling Off,” though it could be that they are warming up. “They” are harbor seals that we encountered resting on ice bergs as we left the area of the Dawes Glacier. They are staring at us with suspicion while we were staring at them with wonder. Canon 5DIII 1/800s f/7.1 ISO400…

09-27-13 Change of Seasons, Alaska

Yesterday’s post is a broader view of what you would see from the Safari Endeavor, the Un-Cruise ship we lived on for our week in Alaska. Today’s post shows what you might see if you were lucky enough to move into the apparently dense forest of spruce trees. This photo was not taken on this…