The Alaska Adventure

Back from our Alaskan vacation adventure that included bear and moose sightings, calving glaciers, park ranger lectures, bicycling to ancient gardens, hikes along rain forested trails and helicoptering onto ice fields for a little dog mushing. A trip to Alaska was a big deal for us. We had planned to go several years ago but that trip got waylaid. Getting ready for this one meant borrowing some lightweight ski parkas, packing clothes for multi temperature zones, cross country flying and customs clearance (not for Alaska but for the embarkation out of Vancouver). Once on-board the cruise ship it took us a couple of days to transition to vacation mode but that first day at sea settled me down and slowed my pace. Read More