Embarkation: The view from our balcony stateroom before setting off from Pier 35.
Another shot with the GG Bridge closer.
Larry, Michelle and Jim before some embarkation champagne.
Jim and Larry on their balcony as we pass under the GG Bridge.
Great cloud formations off the coast of California - maybe the clouds were the reason the sea was so choppy the first couple of days.
Ketchikan, Alaska. It is the most southwestern city in Alaska and gets 230 days of rain per year. Ketchikan is also home to the Alaska Marine Highway system.
Gotta show the Giants colors in AK.
Getting ready to canoe across Lake Harriet Hunt.
Wide angle shot after we crossed the lake.
One of the guides cooking up some clam chowder.
Went over some big rocks with this thing.
Nice view after doing some four-wheeling.
Leaving Ketchikan - a busy place.
I always like these images with the fog rolling in and the mammoth, ghost-like ship in the distance.
Nice house with its own dock on the outskirts of Ketchikan.
Gigantic fog bank.
Reflections in the harbor of Juneau's Auck Bay.
As we motor out to see the Whales in Auck Bay, we pass a lighthouse dwarfed by the surrounding snow-capped mountains.
Eagle condo: at least five eagles in this tree.
Although there are Humpback and killer whales in these waters, we would see only Humpbacks this day. But we saw quite a few.