Friday, June 1, 2012

Alaska: Whittier & Yakutat Bay | Hubbard Glacier

Itinerary
May 18-21 Anchorage
May 21 Board Cruise in Whittier
May 22 Cruise Yakutat Bay | Hubbard Glacier
May 23 Cruise Glacier Bay
May 24 Skagway
May 25 Juneau
May 26 Ketchikan
May 27 Cruise Inside Passage
May 28-29 Vancouver

Once we arrived in Whittier by train on Monday we boarded our ship - the Coral Princess. After we ate lunch all of our purchased alcohol was delivered to our rooms...along with some guacamole :) Bon Voyage, Whittier!

Whittier
About 1/5 of the alcohol between the 4 cabins haha

Guacamole...mmm!

Pretty waterfalls!
Allison the bird hunter
Our room!
Our first balcony cabin...the balcony was quite large :) Now we're spoiled!


Whittier
On Tuesday we cruised Yakutat Bay and viewed Hubbard Glacier - not so good weather but it was still breathtaking.
Hubbard Glacier Facts
Largest tidewater glacier in north america
Extends 76 miles into the Yukon Territory
Glacier's face is more than 6 miles
It is about 300ft high

Yakutat Bay & Hubbard Glacier








My view - huddled in the bed because it was cooold

Whales!!
They were super far away but it was so neat to see them!







Iceberg!



Up Next...Skagway!!