Seattle the start of the adventure
Our home for the next few days
Everywhere you look there are beautiful views
Ready to get on board
Big Cruise ships
Our boat vs. the big cruise ships
Blue ice was abundant
Day one our first sight of the wonders. These are Orcas.
First marine mammal sighting
Mom and baby were looking for lunch
Birds on ice
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Just for scale, the boat is about 35 feet long. The mast is about 30 feet high.
The foot of a glacier. The walls are about 100 feet high. Look to the right and find the boat. The boat is about 35 feet long.
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I got this photo published!
Small chunk breaks off. This is a detail of the previous photo. Look to the center of the other photo and find the Grey patch of ice.
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The small chunk that calved was bigger than a school bus.
That is our boat in a fiord. The boat is about 120 feet long and 30 feet to the top of the mast.
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Waiting for more to drop
Another chuck calves. Glaciers are blue because the ice is so compacted the blue wavelength is the only one that is transmitted.
Most every day a groups left the boat for some on shore activity. Also where sightseeing tours to explore the nearby shorelines.
Pictures cannot explain seeing this live.
Ariel view of Petersburg. That's our boat on the right