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The fog horn blows as our cruise ship was heading into Glacier Bay.
I was so excited as it was a sea day to GLACIER BAY. We woke up at 4:30 am to light but when I went out on the balcony, I couldn't see a thing in front of me due to thick fog! UGH! Even the ship's fog horn sounded every 2 minutes! So I went back to bed until 7:30 and we went to breakfast and by 8:30 the fog was starting to lift. It did make for some cool pictures though. Approaching GLACIER BAY, it had fully lifted and what a wonderful sight it was! Such a beautiful and serene place. :) We approached the 1st of 4 glaciers we would see that day which was MARJORIE GLACIER. I couldn't believe how still and calm the water was. The ripples from the ship were so pretty. It was oh so quiet too. Not many people were on their balconies since it was cold, but I didn't care. I was loving every minute of it! The water was 32 degrees farenheit and a pretty turquiose color. I got really excited upon hearing a loud rumbling noise to find out it was the glacier calving! I took some video. Other glaciers we saw were; GRAND PACIFIC -  a black glacier, LAMPLUGH and JOHN HOPKINS. I also got a video of the glacier calving! We also saw an otter in the water just floating along and was so cute!
tvillingmarit says:
Would have loved to bee there with you.
Posted on: Jul 26, 2008
Aditu says:
Where's the glacier calving vid?
Posted on: Jul 23, 2008
Aditu says:
Maybe if there was a glacier that looked like T&A, you'd get a better response.....or T that looked like an A, LOL.
Posted on: Jul 23, 2008
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The fog horn blows as our cruise …
This was what we woke up to!
This was what we woke up to!
slowly the fog started to lift
slowly the fog started to lift
the fog lifting made for pretty pi…
the fog lifting made for pretty p…
B&W
B&W
Tarr Inlet
Tarr Inlet
Tarr Inlet
Tarr Inlet
nice
nice
just a trickle off the mountain
just a trickle off the mountain
the water was such a pretty color
the water was such a pretty color
ripples
ripples
love the reflection!
love the reflection!
soaring above
soaring above
another iceberg!
another iceberg!
finally we could see!
finally we could see!
From our balcony, we started to se…
From our balcony, we started to s…
I liked the ripples in the water
I liked the ripples in the water
Marjorie glacier
Marjorie glacier
Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay
I like the small ice patches
I like the small ice patches
Marjorie
Marjorie
floating ice
floating ice
approaching Marjorie
approaching Marjorie
panorama of Marjorie
panorama of Marjorie
getting close
getting close
Marjorie Glacier
Marjorie Glacier
not sure what that blue streak was
not sure what that blue streak was
Marjorie started to calf a few tim…
Marjorie started to calf a few ti…
Marjorie Glacier
Marjorie Glacier
as close as I could get!
as close as I could get!
close view of Marjorie
close view of Marjorie
Marjorie
Marjorie
Looking down below
Looking down below
me
me
beautiful inlet
beautiful inlet
Grand Pacific Glacier
Grand Pacific Glacier
Grand Pacific
Grand Pacific
Grand Pacific Glacier
Grand Pacific Glacier
Grand Pacific
Grand Pacific
Grand Pacific Glacier
Grand Pacific Glacier
Grand close-up
Grand close-up
looking for bears!
looking for bears!
no bears spotted
no bears spotted
more scenery
more scenery
Lamplugh Glacier
Lamplugh Glacier
Lamplugh Glacier
Lamplugh Glacier
Lamplugh close up
Lamplugh close up
out & about
out & about
Lamplugh
Lamplugh
near Lamplugh
near Lamplugh
John Hopkins Glacier
John Hopkins Glacier
watermelon Indian carving at the b…
watermelon Indian carving at the …
Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay
this boat came in to pick up the r…
this boat came in to pick up the …
This area almost looked tropical
This area almost looked tropical
pretty teal color
pretty teal color
picking up the rangers
picking up the rangers
nice
nice
saying good-bye to the rangers
saying good-bye to the rangers
good-bye
good-bye
sun shimmers down
sun shimmers down
leaving Glacier Bay
leaving Glacier Bay
serene
serene
Harbor seals leaving Glacier Bay
Harbor seals leaving Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay
photo by: jcaunedo