Sealife Center and Aialik Glacier
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Well, itâ€™s raining again. We are starting to look to see if our feet are becoming webbed. Our cruise was scheduled for 3 p.m. so we had the morning to go to the
They also rehabilitate animals from the wild and then release them. It is a nice, but small facility.
After grabbing a quick lunch, it was time for our trip. Still raining we hoped it would let up enough to get some wildlife pictures. For the most part the rain let up for most of the trip only coming down too hard to go outside on the return trip to Seward. We saw more critters than we were able to photograph as some only gave us a glimpse and swam on. We saw otters, whales, many birds, including eagles, murres, puffins, kittiwakes, and cormorants, Dall porpoise, seals, and sea lions. They also served a nice salmon dinner as we sat at the Aialik Glacier. This glacier is a mile wide and quite thick. It did some minor calving while we were there. The harbor seals were lying on the ice floes from the glacier.
The rain prevented any photography on the return to Seward.
Tomorrow we are actually going out on