Tag Archives: Alaska

Wednesday, 6 July – Sled dogs and gold

This morning we took a short bus ride with a driver named Jordan who came from Salt Lake City, which I thought was a good connection. We were driven to the Explorer II, a paddlewheel riverboat holding 800 passengers. The … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 5 July – Sled dogs

Today, a substantial number of people slept in including us, while the more hardy travelers got up early for a nature walk that was an included activity of the cruise. Too early for us! They saw two baby orphan moose, … 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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Tuesday, June 28 – Juneau

Yesterday, just before we gave our “Teaser” performance, we had cast loose from the dock at Ketchikan and set course for Juneau, capital city of Alaska. This morning, for a second time, we ordered room service breakfast, and just made … Continue reading

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Monday, June 27 – Ketchikan, Alaska

We were scheduled to arrive at our first port of call, Ketchikan, at 6:30 AM. That probably happened, although we were not up to observe it. Our first land excursion was a Rainforest Nature Walk through the second largest rain … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage Concert

Saturday, we had our final practice for our Sunday Bon Voyage Concert, “SALUTE to AMERICA – Let Freedom Ring!”. (Check the previous post for more information about the tour.) It was our first night to try the slideshow that accompanies our performance, … Continue reading

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