to night on the ferry making sure we had a berth to sleep in.
Blue glacier ice
Before retiring for the night we watch the
ferry traverse “The Narrows”.This is a
narrow channel between Wrangell and Petersburg.It is lined with red and green lights marking
the channel directing the ships through.It was quite interesting watching the ferry twist and turn through the
narrow passage.When Petersburg came into view, we went to
bed.The accommodations, though small
were adequate and we got a good night’s sleep.
get up in time to see the iceberg we passed by, but we did see the humpback
whales passing by.
We were a
little late getting into Juneau,
but were soon on our way to the campground.The campground is nice, but we have encountered the Alaska State Bird
here.After getting set up and enjoying
the remaining crabs for lunch, we headed to Mendenhall Glacier which is about 2
miles from the campground.As usual it
was cloudy and raining a little.That’s
three for three for rainy visits to Mendenhall.
taking some pictures, we went to the Fred Meyer store to stock up on food, as
the larder was pretty low.After making
and eating dinner, we noticed that the sun had appeared and the sky was blue,
so off to glacier we went; finally a picture of the glacier with sun on
it.The blue of the ice was really
Tomorrow we cruise to Tracy Arm.
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