Vancouver BC, a lot of glass in this city.
Vancouver BC, also a lot of planes.
Vancouver BC, a view from Stanley Park.
Ketchikan, Alaska's 1st city.
Famous landmark in Ketchitkan. We spent most of this day eating crab legs!
Juneau, AK brought the first of several whale sightings.
Juneau, AK - the Mendenhall glacier.
Juneau, AK - the Mendenhall glacier again.
Juneau, the Mendenhall glacier was very accessible by foot. You could walk past this waterfall to get there.
On a bus from Skagway towards the Yukon, we had beautiful views.
Another view from Skagway towards the Yukon.
We stopped for lunch near Carcross and ran into this sled dog in training.
A view of Emerald Lake on the way back to the train station.
Another view of Emerald Lake.
The White Pass rail car made very close turns on the way to Skagway.
Welcome to Glacier Bay NP.
Seal island, part of Glacier Bay NP.
Glacier Bay NP is accessible only via boat or plane.
The park has very sheer mountaintops.
Calving of the cliffs.
Entering Kenai Fjords NP.
Does anyone else see the face on this rock?
This NP is accessible only via boat or plane. It is spectacular to see.
Sea otter, he looks relaxed.
The Margerie glacier, view #1.
Margerie glacier, another view.
Margerie glacier, view #3. We did NOT get this close due to the risk of calving.
There were a lot of sea lions and other wildlife (including whales) living here. Note that some sea lions have been branded.
This bird is resting in another part of the Fjord, on Fox Island.
Saw this bird, female Spectacled Eider, at the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward AK.
I believe these are Tufted Puffins. There are actually two types of Puffin birds.
Beautiful view on the drive from Seward to Anchorage AK.
Another view on the drive from Seward to Anchorage AK.
The next day, we took a train to Denali NP from Anchorage. One of the views along the way.
This was national park #3 for us on this trip.
One of several beautiful views of Denali NP. We had the 5:30 AM bus tour.