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Joined Aug 2016

Carnival Legend, Alaska/Glacier Bay, August 15-22, 2017
A Trip To Be (Or Not To Be) Eclipsed


Monday August 14- Fly from Boston to Seattle on Delta Airlines, 7 am to 10:30 (with 3 hour time change). Check into the Hampton Inn, a couple of blocks from the Space Needle. Explore Seattle for the day.
Tuesday- Cruise Day! We booked Seattle Shuttle to take us to and from Pier 91 and boarded the Carnival Legend at 11:30 am
Wednesday- At Sea
Thursday- Juneau 2 pm to 10 pm: Whale Watch and Mendenhall Glacier through Juneau Whale Watch
Friday- Skagway 7 am to 9 pm: Skagway Scenic Tour booked through the ship
Saturday- Glacier Bay
Sunday- Ketchikan, 7 am 1 pm: Alaska Bear Adventure booked through the ship
Monday- At Sea*, Victoria 7:30 pm to midnight, appetizers and drinks at the Blue Crab
Tuesday- Debarkation in Seattle, 8 am. Check into Hampton Inn, explore Seattle
Wednesday, August 23- Flight from Seattle to Boston (9:30 amto 6 pm, 3 hour time difference)

* About a month before the cruise we learned we would be cruising off the coast of Vancouver Island during the August 21 solar eclipse, a few hundred miles from the path of totality.
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Joined Oct 2008
Princess Cruises - Star Princess
Voyage of the Glaciers - NB - Vancouver to Whittier
Aug. 26 - Sept 2 cruise
Excursions: DIY in ports - either with rental cars or using public transportation
Sept 2-6 - DIY land tour to Denali and points en route

Who traveled? empty nest (kinda....) couple in early to mid 50's...

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Joined Jan 2002
Review of the Coral Princess June 17-24, 2017, S/B Whittier vancouver; 6 passengers, includes Skagway Juneau, Ketchikan.

It is loooonnnngggg, but does have a few pics. Enjoy!

Caution: I have little time for Cruise Boards... so if you ask questions, likely it will have to be others who respond. I only ck this about once in a while...

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