Month: October 2015

Cruise to Alaska: Ketchikan & Victoria, B.C.

Cruise to Alaska: Ketchikan & Victoria, B.C.

Cruise to Alaska, Part 2: When we awoke on Day 5, we had already docked in Ketchikan.  This was the one port where we had pre-booked an excursion, which was The Great American Lumberjack Show. We were docked and ready to leave by 7:00 am.  We had […]

Cruise to Alaska: Juneau, Skagway, & Glacier Bay NP

Cruise to Alaska: Juneau, Skagway, & Glacier Bay NP

From Seattle, we set off on a 7 day Norwegian Cruise that was kid-friendly and stopped in 4 ports: Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Victoria B.C., with a fifth day spent cruising Glacier Bay National Park.  We had incredible weather for all four of our port days… foggy early in the morning, and […]

Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

We left behind the RV, and drove to Seattle to embark on a 7 day cruise to Alaska.  Our ship was leaving on Sunday, so we spent Saturday exploring the area.  There were several things on our bucket list to do and see here, but […]

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

While perusing a tourist book about the state of Oregon, I came across information for a place that I had only heard mentioned once or twice. When I dug deeper, I was surprised to learn that the Columbia River Gorge was a highly recommended site […]