We woke up bright and early the next morning as we sailed up a small bay filled with blue icebergs towards the Hubbard Glacier. We were scheduled to arrive at the glacier around 7 am that morning so H and… View Post

After our helicopter landings on both the Mendenhall and Herbert Glaciers, H and I wanted to explore the city of Juneau more. It’s certainly very tourist-y near the port, with fur and jewelry shops lining the main street, but the… View Post

We reached Juneau, Alaska’s capital, early the next morning after sailing through thick mist and fog all night. That morning H and I opted to do an excursion H had done over ten years ago when he was last in… View Post

After exploring the beaches and forests of Icy Strait Point, H and I boarded a small boat for some afternoon whale-watching. About 15 miles away (or a twenty-minute boat ride) from Icy Strait Point lies Point Adolphus, a world-renowned humpback… View Post

The following morning we pulled up to the only privately owned cruise destination in Alaska, Icy Strait Point. We weighed anchor in thick fog and cloud-cover but even from the ship you could see the charming red and white buildings near… View Post