2021 Alaska Cruise

2021 Alaska Cruise: Seattle

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2021 Alaska Cruise Wow, well I know this expression is cliché but, Wow! I have been on 35 other cruises, and while those cruises were excellent, Silversea just takes every thing one step further.   First the embarkation process was smooth and easy. We estimated that it might take 40 minutes to get…

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2021 Alaska Cruise: Ketchikan, Alaska

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2021 Alaska Cruise Ketchikan, Alaska, with its 17K population, is the 4th largest city in Alaska.   Alaska is a sparsely populated state with lots of open space and wildlife that area some of the state’s biggest attractions.   With Steve and I having visited 3 times previously (plus an extra one for me),…

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2021 Alaska Cruise: Sitka, Alaska

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2021 Alaska Cruise Sitka is the town where the flags were exchanged when the USA took over ownership of Alaska from Russia. We even visited the fort where the handover ceremony took place. Our ship dropped anchor in the scenic bay and guests traveled ashore via the ship’s tender boats, as there…

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2021 Alaska Cruise: Icy Strait Point, Alaska

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2021 Alaska Cruise This was our first trip to Alaska that included Icy Strait Point. This area is a tourism private island developed and run by the Tlingit native Alaskan tribe. They used to log the area, but decided that they couldn’t rely on that source of income forever and decided to get…

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2021 Alaska Cruise: Skagway, Alaska

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2021 Alaska Cruise This was our 3rd time to visit Skagway, so it gave us the chance to enjoy the town at its quietest. I highly recommend the train excursion or the coach excursion along that opposing highway. Both offer tremendous views and the opportunity to see both landscapes and wildlife. I…

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