North America · 67 Days · 86 Moments · March 2017

Jeani's adventure in Alaska , May 8, 2017


23 May 2017

Oh lordy! Seattle traffic @ 6:53 pm!
Yesterday,after our long awaited, but delicious Red Fish, Blue Fish lunch, we headed back to the hotel and rested until this morning! It's catching up with us! Now, at 10:30 am, we are waiting at the USFerry dock to head over to Anacortes, WA! Of course there e was ONE last chance to spend that Canadian cash! And... here comes the Ferry for our 3 hour trip across the Strait of Georgia from Victoria, BC, CA to Anacortes, WA, USA!!

22 May 2017

Lunch, finally! Poutine ( fish style) for me, fish and chips for my man!!
Still in line to order at Red Fish, Blu Fish, 1 hour 4 minutes and counting!! Really ?
Red fish, blue fish! My bff, Ann, assures me it's worth the wait !!
Rose carousel @ Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC, CA
Butchart Gardens
Sunken garden, Butchart, Gardens

21 May 2017

Fish hatchery near suspension bridge , Vancouver.
Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver!

20 May 2017

And now, the lights of Vancouver at night as seen from somewhere.. lol. I'll have to ask Karen!
We are at the Prospect Point Lighthouse at Sunset with Karen Moore, DJs daughter, in Vancouver. Look at this sunset.
Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC
Fraser Canyon!
Driving into Cache Creek, on way to Vancouver this morning, a search and rescue team was beside the creek along the road. Then soon we heard a helicopter over head that appeared to be following the creek. All signs of possible tragedy, prayers for the people involved

19 May 2017

After dinner delight at the marina!!
Bittersweet today- heading to Vancouver for more adventures! But had to say farewell to Uncle Pat and DJ, for now. We so enjoyed our time with them on beautiful Shuswap Lake, BC. Uncle has told me how beautiful their place was.... but that was an understatement! Lol! Many thanks to them both for their hospitality, generosity and โค๏ธ love๐Ÿ˜˜
Fish N chips at Bayside Marina, Blind Bay Marina, B. C. , Canada ! Very pleasant evening!
De Milles Farm Market This is Nijel, the resident rooster!
Canadian Tire! Uncle Pat and D. J. Said we MUST stop here before leave. Interesting 'tire ' store !! Lol. Like a Walmart!
White lake
Suite as it Gets B&B, Sorrento, B. C

18 May 2017

Relaxing in uncle's backyard....ahhh
Driving through and around Uncle Pat's and D. J. S beautiful Shuswap Lake, British Columbia.
Shuswap Lake Estates golf course! Thank you, Uncle Pat And D..J!
The view from balcony of B&B in Sorrento, B. C. , Canada! Good morning!

17 May 2017

Trans-Canadian 1 highway between Kamloops, B. C. And Sorrento , B. C. , Canada! WOW!!
Flying down Coquihala Pass, B. C.
We're coming, Uncle Pat!
Coquihala pass
Pretty !
Canada !! Border between Canada and USA!
Leaving Seattle, heading to British Columbia, Canada!

16 May 2017

Dinner at Dave's Diner, Seattle
Final breakfast on last day of cruise, banana on the half shell, as David called it!

15 May 2017

David made the Wall of Shame- oops I mean the Wall Frame of Fame on board! He was being silly at picture time, duh?!!! Of course!
Lunch at The Flying Otter in Victoria, B. C. . Tom and I enjoyed clam chowder with garlic bread. David had beef chili- a bit spicy so he mixed it with ketchup. Redawna's eating seafood platter. As we were walking up to restaurant , an otter was sitting in the dock behind the rest , but he jumped in as picture was taking, Oh, yeah, we also tried poutine!
Victoria, B. C. Beautiful, but rainy and cold! But we will return in a few days!

14 May 2017

Martini ??????basa Fillet for me and one half chicken for my man! Hope he can eat it all! Redawna has tiger shrimp
Tonight's didja, as in "did ya ever!" Escargot in butter with garlic sauce
Slot pull today with our Carnival Legend Facebook friends. $15 buy in on max $5 spin on Wheel of Fortune machine. 30 participants , each get 3 pulls. DAVID WON!! His 3 pulls won the most in spins! $62!!! lol but then the group split entire winnings after everyone did their 3 spins...so we each ended up with SIX DOLLARS๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ฉ!! David won a ship on a stick, a cap and a t-shirt for being the "big spinner"

13 May 2017

Creek Street in Ketchikan, Alaska. The luscious foliage and creek follow the infamous 'Married Man's Trail. Locals tell of a time when men would sneak away from their wives, steal away amongst the trees and head to Dolly's House on Creek Street, "where salmon and men swim upstream to spawn"๐Ÿ˜ณ
Married mans trail, Ketchikan

12 May 2017

Sun set the evening we are leaving Juneau and heading to Ketchikan !
Mendenhall Glacier as seen from Brotherhood Bridge, Juneau, Alaska. The glacier is in the middle of picture and has a bluish tint.
See the Bald Eagle perched?! This was seen while aboard our 14 passenger whale watching boat!
Humpback whale sighting!!
Whale watching in Juneau, Alaska today. Our tour was booked thru Harv and Marv's tours in Juneau. Our captain was Gabe, and he was so much fun. We saw 4 whales and got pictures! We also saw whale tail, a few times, but no pictures. On the way back in we saw the bald eagle and a sea lion! Even though it was a rainy day at sea, we enjoyed this tour immensely!
Juneau, Alaska! Sunrise 4:23 am, Sunset 9:32 pm๐Ÿ’‘ As seen from our cabin balcony!

11 May 2017

Heading south back to Skagway, Alaska from Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada in our rental van! Much more snow on the northern face of these mountains! Guess it's because that side is closer to the North Pole?!!
Carcross, Yukon Territory visitors center. Debbie Brown, ! The poutine restaurant isn't open for the season until 3 more days!!
Bove Island, Klondike Highway , B. C. Fowlers and us rented a car in Skagway , Alaska and drive up the Klondike Highway to Carcross, Canada
Along the Klondike Highway, from Skagway, B.C., Tutshi (Too -shy) Lake
As we entered British Columbia, no welcome to Canada sign! But, across the street, going the other way, was this sign !!
William Moore Bridge in Klondike Highway crosses a very active earthquake fault The gorge is 180 feet deep!

10 May 2017

Dessert at Truffles Restaurant yummy! Strawberry cheesecake for me. Orange sherbet flanked with lime sherbet for him.
Tracy Arm Fiord as seen from our balcony. Temperature is 40+ today, but sunny and little wind makes for a very beautiful viewing moment!
Daws glacier as we cruised thru Tracy Arm Fiord!
Majestic Tracy Arm Fiord!
I am feeling it today ! A bit sore from my back, neck, left shoulder, nose. Yes, I took a tumble in one of the ship's gift shops.

8 May 2017

Elegant dining in Truffles Restaurant aboard Carnival Legend
Mt. Rainer as seen from cruise port in Seattle, WA, as we set sail!
I hour till sail away! View from 10 floor outside deck. See the Space Needle?
Port of Seattle, WA. 2 hours till sailing!! This is view from our balcony aboard the Carnival Legend!!
10:15 am, Monday, May 8, 2017. Our bags are packed...again! We are set to leave to cruise port at 11:00! Embarkation at 12:00. Set Sail at 4:30 TODAY!!

7 May 2017

Columbia tower, Seattle, WA. View from Sky Observatory, 73rd floor
Crazy ass street- uphill, I guess!!
Gum wall
Our TourGuide, Theodore! We literally picked him up off the street as we got off the lite train
The Olympic Mountains as seen from fish market
Outside of Pikes Fish market
Light rail from SeaTac airport to Seattle!
On the light rail.
In airport, o way to light rail. Heading to downtown seattle!
Shuttle to Best Western SeaTac at 8:00 pm! Tom and Redawna are there! Can't wait to see them!

6 May 2017

Flying into Seattle , WA, the Puget Sound is below us, O. M. G. I've read about it in geography books! First time to see this massive body of water!!
Last leg - Vegas to Seattle- on time !!
Air turbulence! This is not fun ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ท
Yep, it's windy in Las Vegas! So much so that only one runway is open. I wanna go, but I'd rather just sit here and wait out the wind, for sure! However, I'm sure we will fly bumpity bump thru the skies anyway- as soon as our place comes open on the landing strip thingie!
Well good grief! We boarded the plane! Now another 30 minute delay! What?!!
Well, great! Our flight out of Amarillo is delayed an hour! We are having beautiful weather here. Must be something with connecting flight in Las Vegas!
๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถall our bags are packed, ๐ŸŽถwe're ready to go...๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ

2 May 2017

Today is May 3,2017. 4 days until we fly to Seattle! 6 days till Sailing!! Beginning to pack๐Ÿ˜œ After looking at this picture, I should have said, "beginning to throw it all on guest bed!"

27 April 2017

Last night to play cards before the big trip!

18 March 2017

March 18, 2017. 49 days and counting. Our flight to Seattle is May 6! Our cruise ship leaves Seattle May 8 at 4:00 pm. I wanna go now!!