Category Archives: Alaska

What has gone before 2 . . .

Kind of busy . . . so I will point both old and new subscribers to some old posts. In 2012, we succumbed to the old people syndrome . . . and went on a cruise. Specifically, a cruise to … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruise – 2012 – Part VII – Homeward Bound

By coincidence, as I write this final chapter of our cruising adventure, I am listening to the wind outside.  Yes, just as during the last Alaska cruise post, snow is blowing about, making roads treacherous, and chilling things down to … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruise – 2012 – Part VI – Skagway

I sit here listening to the wind.  I look out, and see the same wind move snow at a pretty good clip.  The wind is blowing as if this area was inhabited by dickens, but not just regular dickens.  Great … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruise – 2012 – Part V(b) – Juneau in B&W

Because of the poor quality of some of the Tracy Arm photos, I rendered them in Black and White.  As often is the case, someone liked them, and suggested more pictures were excellent candidates for decoloration.  I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruise – 2012 – Part V – Juneau

What happened to Part IV, you ask.  Or not . . . you probably don’t care. Regardless, the previous post was Part VI, but it had been so long since Part III, and I am so senile, that I had … Continue reading

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Slartibartfast Done Good

The alarm wakes us, and I know we are not sailing at our normal pace . . . we are making our way into Tracy Arm.  Our destination?  Sawyer Glaciers. I grab my 25 pounds of camera equipment, a sweater, … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruise – 2012 – Part III – Ketchikan, Still

The previous post got us off the ground (nice segue, eh?), and we rejoin the narrative up in the air, and looking at a nice view. This last one seemed primed for some manipulation (all these were done using the … Continue reading

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