Travels of Daryl and Kay travel blog

our glacier cruise aboard the Klondike Express fm Whittier AK

the trip shows us 26 glaciers ...

we passed the sea lion rookery where the gang hangs out ...

you can't believe how huge ... and massive these glaciers are

we really enjoyed the day, the sights ... but not the wind...

... and many beautiful waterfalls

Surprise glacier was one of the largest...8 miles wide & 26 long...

we saw it "calving" or pieces of ice fall twice...see the splash?

this was a front row seat!

you go thru 2 tunnels to get to Whittier, one over 2...

the boat is the Klondike Express ... it was fast and smooth!

we had lots of chances to move about & take pictures

We also saw several glaciers named after colleges by Pres Harding

taking in the rays ... we allso saw sea otters and an...

and this is the only shot of the humpback whale we saw...

the white/bluish ice was older, compressed by weight of glacier

God continually forms & changes these remarkable giants for us ...


We really enjoyed our day on Prince William Sound ... it was so clear and sunny the captain commented on it and also the wind which was worse than usual ... proves you can't have it all. These huge mountains of ice and snow are beautiful and massive ... the captain and a Forest Ranger kept us abreast of what we were seeing and facts about them. It was really a remarkable experience to be there ... you really feel small up against them. Thank You, Lord, for the privilege of seeing Your Great Wonders!



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