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May 1, 2005 - Anchorage to Whittier 65 Miles

Anchorage to Whittier: 65 Miles Based on the weather forecast last night about 11 PM, we decided to go to Whittier today for the 26 Glaciers cruise. The forecast is for a partly sunny day, but we have clouds and light rain now in the till mod-afternoon and then the sun did come out. It was a beautiful evening in Whittier. The cruise was fun, but I must admit I wish the weather was a little better. The person at the cruise company said it was better that it was a little cloudy because it would be easier to see the variations in the glaciers....

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Aug 20, 2000 - Travel to Valdez via Whittier

We got up early and drove back to Seward to get on the shuttle van to Whittier. We stopped at a gorgeous rest stop / overlook on the way and passed through the Whittier Tunnel. We walked around the harbor and shops of Whittier and strolled down to the beach. We had lunch at the Swiftwater Restaurant. We boarded the ferry for the ride to Valdez. It rained most of the way, but we did see dolphins, eagles and the Columbia Glacier. We ate dinner on the ferry. We walked around the downtown and harbor of Valdez and had a few drinks at the hotel...

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