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Aug 31, 2005 - Day 38, Wednesday

August 31, Wednesday-Guess what? It's still raining, no one in Juneau seems alarmed, so I guess it's the way of life here. Gene read that it rains 222 days out of 365 in the year! We've seen lots of people wearing knee-high rubber boots, looks as though it is their normal footwear. We visited with a Forest Service Ranger this afternoon, she said, "It's not uncommon to attend a cocktail/dinner party and see people with their boots on!" We slept in (not hard to do), I went to shower and passed by the TV in the laundry, found out about...

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Aug 30, 2005 - Day 37, Tuesday

August 30, Tuesday-Well, we are definitely in a rain-forest, we've come from wilderness & tundra to a maritime climate, but the mountains and glaciers continue! Our ferry ride was exciting and interesting, wish we could have seen more scenery. By the time we left Haines it was very dark and the solid overcast made it even more so.... We're certainly glad they can guide the ship by Sonar! The Lynn Canal is not very wide! People had sleeping bags and found corners, chairs and the floor to sleep on. There was plenty of room, didn't seem...

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