Sunday, August 27 was our last full day in Alaska. We spent almost all of it aboard the Glacier Discovery Train, traveling from Anchorage to Whittier, back through Portage to Grandview and then back to Anchorage. We’d traveled some of … Continue reading Alaska | Glacier Discovery Train.
Back in Alaska, it’s Friday, August 25 and we’re headed to Talkeetna aboard the Alaska Railroad’s Denali Star. The train left Anchorage at 8:15 am; we had to be at the depot at 7:15 to check in. We stopped for … Continue reading Alaska | Denali Star to Talkeetna.
If it’s Friday, this must be Alaska. Today’s travelogue is from Thursday, August 24 – the end of the cruise and the beginning of a long weekend in Anchorage. Our ship docked dark early in Seward and we boarded the … Continue reading Alaska | Anchorage.
Yippee – it’s Friday! In today’s installment of the Alaska Travelogue, it’s Wednesday, August 23. We travel to the Hubbard Glacier and celebrate my mom’s birthday and our last night on the ship. When we left off last week, leaving … Continue reading Alaska | Hubbard Glacier.
Yay! It’s Friday … which means another installment from the Alaska Travelogue. Today we’re going to travel back to Sitka, on August 22. It was another drizzly morning when we made our way into the harbor. This was the only … Continue reading Alaska | Sitka.
Back to Alaska! Monday, August 21 we docked in Skagway. We loved seeing the welcome sign from the White Pass and Yukon (railroad) Route – that was our #1 excursion and the only one all six of us did together. … Continue reading Alaska | Skagway.
Sunday, August 20, was “Juneau Sunday”. We docked mid-morning and – wearing all the knits – I was ready to go! We disembarked and quickly found a stranger to take our photo. I was surprised – given how chilly and … Continue reading Alaska | Juneau.
Saturday, August 19, we docked in Ketchikan … and set foot in Alaska for the first time! It rained. Apparently, August, 2017 was one of the rainiest months Ketchikan has seen. ever. But it’s still pretty. I love how colorful … Continue reading Alaska | Ketchikan.
…is always the best place to start, right? We all arrived in Vancouver at different times, but Thursday, August 17, we were there together. The cruise left that afternoon, so we had the morning free. After I wrote a quick … Continue reading Alaska | The Beginning.
Remember when I posted a few weeks back about the knitting I had planned for the trip? I asked y’all to weigh in on how much of it I might actually finish … and Patty guessed right with “very little”! … Continue reading Unraveled Wednesday | Travel Knitting.