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…

09-25-13 Shoreline

No, this is not typical shoreline along my beloved Lake Oahe in central South Dakota. You might have already guessed that this is one of several photos I took in Alaska. This photo was taken near Ford’s Terror in the Endicott Arm and if you go back to my Captain Jenna post, you might notice…

09-23-13 Crystal Blue

As I’ve already said, our recent trip to Alaska on the Un-Cruise ship Safari Endeavor was an incredible experience. There were many highlights but what I will remember the longest, I think, is our tour of the Endicott Arm near the Dawes Glacier. The eerie silence, the steady drizzle, and the awesome geology of this…