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The warm temperatures look great, but did you experience any mosquitoes onshore?

 

 

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No mosquitos for us, but we had biting flies on our gold panning tour.

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Congrats on your anniversary.

 

As for the Photo credit it happens. ;)

 

Thank you.

 

It is interesting see the difference two months makes when going to Alaska. We were only able to get within a 1/2 mile of Hubbard because of ice and that was significantly closer than the cruise the week before.

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We went on a whale watching tour this morning. For the cynics, no not the windjammer.

 

We went out in a small boat that held 24 people and 2 crew. Took a million pics, but will post only a few. The first whales we saw where Humpback. They are in Alaska from April to October and winter in Hawaii. Not a bad life.

 

 

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They even waived back to me.

 

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On the way back we saw three brown bears on the shore.

 

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We made a side trip and saw some Orca Whales, also known as Killer Whales. Our understanding is they are not as common.

 

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This is one of the many reasons you should cruise to Alaska.

 

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Next up, the world’s longest zip line. 65mph, 5,495 feet, and a vertical drop of 1,320 feet. Oh baby!

 

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Happy anniversary Anthony!

 

 

 

That is classic.

 

Hanes, oops I mean James ;) , has used my pics before and has called me by the right name. It happens.

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Happy Anniversary Lisa and Andrew!:champagne-toast:

 

Enjoying the review Andrew, great pics/videos and commentary.

 

I did the zipline in Icy Strait -- totally enjoyed it.

 

In honour of the moose sightings and just because it's so humid here --

Cheers!

 

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Awesome photos Andrew! Obviously the day has turned around for you, despite what looked like a horrendous start with those “things” attempting to defile your brown sugar. happy anniversary to you and Lisa. Hope this evenings dinner is raisin free.....

 

 

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Thank you all for the anniversary wishes. Tonight we are all out to Chops and then Lisa and I will make our cruise donation at the casino. Sharon and Owen are going to see an acrobatic magician tonight. Lord knows what it will be like but I bet they’ll have fun.

 

I have been trying to post pics but wifi is slow. Maybe later. I have a great video and pics but...

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HaPpY AvInNeRsArY YoUs TwOs! We'll be up there next month to celebrate our 34th a few months late, and my wife's birthday a week late.

I saw your wife in an Alex Gordon Royals shirt, are you and the family Royals fans? I grew up in the KC area and have been a lifelong fan! I was there and remember when the KC Athletics moved to Oakland and the Royals started a couple years later.

Loving the review, by the way. Great big THANKS! Can't wait to get up there starting a month from today, August 24th!

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I just found this review and still on page 6 (after peeking at a few of the more recent pages) and just wanted to share how much I'm enjoying the stunning scenery AND the hilarious commentary. Between the (meat)balls, facials, beaver fur, Minnow reference, and Fool's Chocolate, I'm crying from laughter. You sound like such a fun family (Sharon sounds like a gem of a grandma!)

 

Now back to page 6.

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I’m done for tonight. The alarm is set for 5:50am. We have an early start tomorrow. We have zip lining and whale watching on the menu. I had a few more pics to post but the wifi isn’t agreeable.

 

First of all, Happy Anniversary, Andrew and Lisa! Hope you had a magical day! Based on what I've seen so far, it looks pretty good to me! Your plan, zip lining and whale watching sound great to me! The glass blowing tour looked like fun to me, but I think DH would have preferred your "Whore Tour". :rolleyes:

 

Thanks for sharing your wedding pictures with us. Lisa, your dress was beautiful. You both looked very happy and in love, surrounded by family and friends.

 

DH and I are celebrating our anniversary on Oasis in September. It will be 18 wonderful years for us.

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Finally. My video has linked up after 5 hours of uploading. Turn up your volume and enjoy. In all honesty the wifi is pretty good at playing stuff like YouTube, but uploading is another story.

 

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After supper Lisa and I went to the casino and Owen and Sharon went off to spend some time together. We each dropped a $20 into the 2 cent slots. Literally on my second pull I won $48, and Lisa was down to $10. Lisa finished her $10 and I was still doing well. Another $20 went into a different machine for her.

 

My next spin, boom a $210 win on the 2 cent slots. I spun a few more times and cashed out. Lisa spun a bit a more and then had a mini jackpot. She punched out a $50 coupon. Total netted was just shy of $200. Not a bad night. Total time in the casino, 15 minutes. Won’t be back this cruise. Thank you RC.

 

We even got to go to the theatre and see the show Owen and grandma went to. Now, that was another story. Not a win.

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Tomorrow we are in Ketchikan.

 

Hopefully I will have better data capabilities and can post photos then. Have a good night you all.

 

Alarm is set for 8 am. It might be the first sleep in, of the last 8 days.

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Finally. My video has linked up after 5 hours of uploading. Turn up your volume and enjoy. In all honesty the wifi is pretty good at playing stuff like YouTube, but uploading is another story.

 

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Totally awesome!!!thanks for sharing!!!!!

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Enjoy your final port of call, Andrew and family! What do you have booked today in Ketchikan?

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Can you believe this weather.

 

 

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That is pretty warm. We were in Juneau last year in June on Explorer we never saw 70F. Best we got to was low to mid 60's and lows in 40's. Enjoying your review, makes me want to go back.

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