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Thursday, 7 July – Going Home

Most of our tour group was scheduled for an early morning departure for San Diego. That meant getting up at 4 am, which did not appeal to us, so we arranged for an afternoon flight the same day. That allowed … Continue reading

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Monday, 4 July – Denali

This was the day for our second land-based concert, The Fourth of July. On a local bus tour we learned that hikers often wear bells on their shoes to minimize the chance of a confrontation ¬†okaywith a bear. Also, that … Continue reading

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Sunday, 3 July – Talkeetna

This morning we were instructed not to put our bags out at night, but to put them out at 6:00 am, and then meet at 8:00 for a short bus ride to the train to Talkeetna. It was a double-decker, … Continue reading

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Saturday, 2 July – Whittier and Anchorage

After meeting in the Bordeaux Room, we disembarked the Coral Princess, and found that Blue 8 meant that we were all destined for the same bus. Danielle, from Texas, was our driver/guide, and a hoot. We had to wait until … Continue reading

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June 25 – Boarding the Coral Princess

We had a leisurely morning of packing after breakfast at the Blue Horizons restaurant. It was a short taxi ride to the pier where the Coral Princess was waiting for us. We had never been in as large a mass … Continue reading

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Friday, June 24 – Our last full day in Vancouver

At first, our plan was to pick up sightseeing where we left off and we planned to Hop-off at the stop that had the Planetarium, Maritime Museum, and History Museum. We quickly decided this was going to be a relaxing … Continue reading

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What’s going on

It seems a little self-indulgent to write about my comings and goings. What could I be thinking, to think that anybody else would enjoy reading them (except maybe my wife and daughters). But here goes anyway. Back in January I … Continue reading

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