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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

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Part 3 : Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages:

11th June : Our first Salmon Run on our way to Quillian Bay: Our plan was to visit the salmon hatchery on Ester Island. As we approached Long bay we could see a lot of activity going on. Purse seiners were setting their nets and gillnetters were hanging […]

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Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: Part 2

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Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: We left Cordova on the 3rd of June and took our time to explore the many beautiful anchorages on the north eastern edge of Prince William Sound, making our way to Valdez. 7th June :Visit to Colombia bay, […]

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Cordova to Valdez Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: Part 1

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Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: We left Cordova on the 3rd of June and took our time to explore the many beautiful anchorages on the north eastern edge of Prince William Sound, making our way to Valdez. 3rd June: Sheep Bay: We left […]

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Cordova – Where we start our journey through Prince William Sound:

31St May –2rd June Cordova – Our first port of call in Prince William Sound. Approaching Cordova harbour, we were welcomed by the sight of thousands of seagulls circling about the entrance. Al waiting for fish scraps off the returning fishing boats.   The 53 hour crossing […]

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Beautiful Glacier Bay

The Master Builder chose for a tool, not the thunder and lightning to rend and split asunder, not the stormy torrent nor the eroding rain, but the tender snowflake, noiselessly falling through unnumbered generations – John Muir   “Haa aani a ya “… This is our Homeland: […]

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Juneau

Stevens Channel to Taku Harbour on our way to Juneau: 21st  May 2016 Stevens Channel on a windless day with the current working in your favour is just one of those experiences you will always remember. The shades of blues and greys were mesmerizingly pretty. We saw […]

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Ford’s Terror – The most Beautiful Anchorage yet!

20th May 2016: What a day! A total sensory overload! We have just left Dawes Glazier and am heading back down Endicott Arm to Ford’s Terror. A very unfortunate name for such beautiful rapids! It is however not to be taken lightly. The entrance can be extremely […]

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Dawes Glazier – Endicott Arm:

      20th May 2016 As we were making our way to Endicott Arm in still cloudless weather, we were all agree that we probably saw the highlight yesterday. If Dawes Glazier wants to top that, it better be good.  The beautiful teal green waterway was […]

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Tracy Arm – A few firsts: Icebergs and Glaziers:

  19th May 2016: We again left early and now in perfect cloudless weather for the short trip across Stephens Passage. The water was glassy and the sun reflected brightly from the snow-capped peaks. On the way we were visited by Dahls porpoises and hump back whales […]

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Gambier Bay …

  Gambier Bay: 18th May 2016: On our way we saw some whales but they we off in the distance. The rain continued and the visibility remained poor. Even these conditions had its charm. My pictures looked almost eerie and sometimes I had to check if I […]

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