Saturday, August 1, 2009
Quick Day-By-Day Itinerary:
8/3: Fly out to Seattle (Bringing ipod and a good book!)
8/4: Fly from Seattle to Fairbanks.
8/5: Take a train from Fairbanks to Denali National Park. Then go on the Nenana Wilderness Run, a white water river rafting run into the wilderness. Whoohooooo!
8/6: Natural History Tour of Denali. Bus trip to Mt McKinley, followed by a flight tour of magnificent Mt McKinley.
8/7: Rafting on the Chulitna River, a float trip into the unknown. Grizzly bear sightings possible. (Will have cell phone. Will throw at grizzly if threatened.)
8/8: Bus and Train trip to ship at Whittier. Board ship.
8/9: Cruise College Fjord. See glaciers up close and personal. Have own balcony. Will bundle up and sit out to see everything.
8/10: Cruise Glacier Bay. More glaciers. (May be frost bitten by now.)
8/11: Visit Skagway and do another wilderness/wildlife excursion via raft.(Do grizzly bears swim?)
8/12: Visit Juneau and go on a Photo Safari by land and sea.
8/13: Visit Ketchikan and tour the Misty Fjords by boat. (Whales, I hope! Orcas almost certainly.)
8/14: At sea--and probably eating too much at a formal dinner. (Leaving weight scale at home!)
8/15: Arrive at Vancouver and disembark. Bus trip to Seattle. Hang out with the Saccos and celebrate their wedding anniversary. (Champagne?)
8/16: Depart for Maui.
Did I mention I get to do all this with my wonderful sister, Kay, and my dear friends, Sara & Eddie Hoklotubbe?
Posted by KK at 12:30 PM