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5/31: Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier

Today we were going through Endicott Arm to Dawes Glacier.  This is often the destination of “second choice” when it is not possible to get into Tracy Arm to the Sawyer Glaciers.  Endicott Arm is wider than Tracy Arm and there is less chance of ice buildup in […]

6/1: Week 3 – Glacier Bay NP

We had nothing planned for our transfer day in Juneau.  We thought we would go up the Mt. Roberts Tram, or perhaps back out to Mendenhall Glacier, but the rainy weather put those options out of our minds.  We walked around town, did a little shopping, and had […]

6/2: Just Another UnCruise Day…

You might think this post is going to be about whales.  You might be right – but keep reading, because there will be lots more than whales happening this afternoon.   We left Bartlett Cove and headed north to get deeper into Glacier Bay.  Our first destination was […]

6/3: Checking Out Glacier Bay

We woke up to another nice day – slightly overcast and cloudy, but the calm water and the stunning views made us appreciate why Glacier Bay is so special. As I was stumbling out for early morning coffee, a nice gentlemen told me to look across to the […]

6/3: An Afternoon Stroll on the Beach

After lunch, we watched the Grand Princess visit the Grand Pacific Glaicer:   And then, the Grand Princess met the Diamond Princess.  The large cruise ships are on a fairly tight schedule when entering Glacier Bay – no more than two are allowed at a time, and they […]