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When to be Thankful

There have been many times over the years when I’m presented with a view in front of me that makes me say, “Wow!” Last month while in Alaska, we took a five-hour high-speed boat cruise in Prince William Sound, with its beautiful glaciers. 99 more words

Landscape

portage pass

On the spectrum of Alaskan trails, Portage Pass is likely one of the highest ranking in terms of reward v. effort.  Starting in Whittier, the trail connects through to Portage Lake, delivering spectacular views of Portage Glacier that you would otherwise have to take a ferry to experience. 318 more words

Alaska

The Last Leap

Here’s another breaching whale to pique your curiosity — and to hint at more to come. But this one is special, because it’s the very last breaching whale shot I captured on a Sound Eco Adventures trip, on August 28, 2013. 156 more words

Prince William Sound

Prince William Sound and Kenai Fjords, Alaska, June 2017

We left the Inside Passage behind for our third Gulf of Alaska crossing on June 9, 2017 and had an easy passage except that first I, and then Seth, came down with some sort of flu. 639 more words

Arctic Voyage

AN ODE TO ICE: AN ALASKAN PADDLER'S RESPONSE TO THE MASSIVE ANTARCTIC ICE CALVING

Columbia Bay

Columbia Bay

Meares Glacier

Calving at Meares Glacier

July 12, 2017: I came into the kitchen, still stretching the sleep from my body, to greet my housemate, who announced the news that an iceberg the size of Delaware has broken free from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. 970 more words

A 5-DAY ALASKAN SEA KAYAKING ADVENTURE TO THE FACE OF COLUMBIA GLACIER

Preface: Enjoy this blog about an unforgettable adventure. Stick it out to the end to see my top two all-time favorite icebergs, and find out what… 1,352 more words

4th of July 2017: Valdez, AK

I’ve been to Valdez three times this year (first, second). And, the third was better than the first two.

We booked a fishing trip with… 449 more words