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Jul 23, 2006 - Icy Strait Point (2nd Visit)

We all got up fairly late except for Carol who had had breakfast, but went back up with Walt and me to have a cup of coffee while we ate. Icy Strait Point was looking pretty misty again, but we decided to head on in. At least Walt and I did. We did not have to wait too long for a tender and were soon back on the ground. We took a shuttle into town. There is not a lot there. It is a typical small, isolated village. We wandered around and took some pictures, but I guess I don't really need to mention that. We caught the shuttle back to the...

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May 30, 2006 - Hubbard Glacier

Sailed on to Hubbard Glacier today and the weather just keeps improving. We are so fortunate apparently to be scoring such good weather as apparently it can be quite wet in May. As we got closer to the Glacier the ship slowed somewhat and we could see another ship in the distance which appeared to be sitting right in close to the glacier. Icebergs were scattered throughout the water, all in various shapes and sizes and some quite spectacular as the sun reflected of the ice. Apparently the ice cannot absorb the blue light from the sun when...

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