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Our Alaskan Gold Rush Cruise \ Photos

Tram in Juneau
Boarding the SS Legacy in Juneau
Our boat vs their boat
All aboard the SS Legacy
Our 1920s street car in Skagway
Our Skagway tour
In Canada waiting to board the Yukon Rail
White Pass train on the Yukon Rail
Boarding the train in Canada
Stamping our passports on the White Pass Yukon Rail
View from our window
feeling the brisk Alaskan air on the Yukon Rail
View of Dead Horse Valley on the Yukon Rail
White Pass trian on the Yukon Rail
White Pass Alaska
The Chilkat Indians building in Haines Alaska
Hammer museum in Haines
Making our way up to Glacier Bay
Feeling the temperature drop in Glacier Bay
Calving in Glacier Bay National Park
Ice calving in Glacier Bay
Harbor seals in Glacier Bay
Harbor seals in Glacier Bay
Curious harbor seals in Glacier Bay
Curious harbor seals in Glacier Bay
Harbor seals in Glacier Bay
Johns Hopkins Glacier in Alaska
Johns Hopkins Glacier in Alaska
photographing the glaciers
Glacial waterfalls in Alaska
photographing the glaciers in Alaska
Blue ice glaciers
Looking for wildlife
Blue ice
We're in Glacier Bay Alaska!
Ranger Brad and our naturalist
Ranger Brad chats with guests aboard the SS legacy
cruising through the silt
Sea lions on the Alaskan shore
They are all Male sea lions
Strawberry shortcake and port dessert
Enjoying the gourmet cuisine
Narratives onboard the SS Legacy
John Muir onboard the SS Legacy
Gold Miner onboard the SS Legacy
Gold Rush reenactors onboard the SS Legacy
Narratives onboard the SS Legacy
The zodiac of the SS Legacy
SS Legacy guests put on Gold Rush costumes
Guests get in the spirit of the Gold Rush
Humpback whales next to the zodiak
Humpback whales next to the zodiak
Humpback whales next to the zodiak
First mate Katie captains the zodiak around the cove
Captain Dano dressed up for the poker tourament
Narratives onboard the SS Legacy
Warming up in the hot tub
Orca sighting in the seaweed!
Killer Whale waves at us
Orca pod
Orcas in Alaska
Baby orca next to mother
Killer whales swim next to the SS Lecagy
Orcas putting on a show for us
Holly snaps a photo of the killer whales
Orca dive next to the ship in unision
Orca killer whales
Humpback whale sighting!
Humpback whales spouting
Searching for whales
Whales and birds feeding together
Humpback whales bubble net feeding
Humpback whales bubble net feeding
Humpback whales bubble net feeding
Whale watching in Alaska
Whale watching in Alaska
Humpback whales tail
 Birds swarm for bubble net feeding
Humpback whales bubble net feeding
wildlife photography on the zodiak
Cheers to you whales Nice work!
Enjoying our Alaska cruise
Humpback whales bubble net feeding
Racing down the SS Legacy to see the whales breach
Humpback whales swim towards the SS Legacy
Humpback whales dive under the ship
Enjoying the Alaskan view
chasing the whales
Humpback whales bubble net feeding
Whales bubble net feeding
Humpback whales bubble net feeding
Porpoises swim & play next to the SS Legacy
Guests watch porpoises racing the ship
So close you can almost touch the porpoises!
Otters in Alaska
Alaskan otters in the seaweed
Gold Rush reenactments aboard the SS Legacy
Gold Rush reenactments aboard the SS Legacy
Arriving in Sitka Alaska
Sitka harbor
Gourmet dining at every meal
Gourmet shrimp pasta
Holly enjoys her shrimp scampi
Students from the Tlingit tribe perform in Sitka
Tlingit native dances and singing
Tlingit students dance
Tlingit dancers perform at the long house
Tlingit students
Tlingit native girl dances
Tlingit woman tells a story
Meeting the Tlingit performers outside
Tlingit boys
Tlingit mother and son
Tlingit boy
Tlingit boy
Tlingit boy sit on the monument
Visiting the Raptor Center in Sitka
Bald eagle that was restored to health at the Raptor Center
Piercing eyes of the Bald Eagle
Wise old gray Alaskan owl
Use at your own risk - haha!
Piercing eyes of the great gray owl
Beautiful birds at the Sitka Raptor Center
Beginning our kayaking tour in Sitka
sea kayaking in Alaska
sea kayaking to the lighthouse
famous lighthouse in Sitka Alaska
exploring the coves sea kayaking
Our guide finds a starfish
Our guide holds up a starfish
Holly stears us around the cove
Holly and I sea kayaking in Sitka!
sea kayaking in Sitka
sea kayaking in Alaska
back to the harbor for the end of our kayaking tour
Pesky Barnacle Lounge Sign
playing poker in the Pesky Barnacle Lounge
Couple of poker thugs
Hats required at the poker table
On our way to Petersburg
Sea lions in the Petersburg harbor
Holly keeps watch for wildlife
Petersburg Alaskan coastline
Disembarking the SS Legacy in to Petersburg
Sons of Norway Hall, Petersburg
Holly & I hold up the Norse boat
Fartsdemper. . . hmmm
Norwegian girls with their pastries
students perform Norwegian traditional dances
Boys describe meaning of the girls embroidered skirts
students perform Norwegian traditional dances
students perform Norwegian traditional dances
Norwegian students at Petersburg
Outside the Sons of Norway Hall
Touring the SS Legacy Owners Suite
SS Legacy owners suite
panoramic of the morning fog
Beautiful fog covered islands
Poker tournament in the Pesky Barnacle Lounge
On deck and looking out for wildlife
Whale sighting!
Humpback whale curiously examines our ship
so close we could almost touch them!
Humpback whales meet guests aboard the SS Legacy
Humpback whales says hi to us
Whale sighting! Everyone on deck!
 curious humpback whales
Wilderness Discoverer in Wrangell Alaska
Beautiful Alaskan countryside
Hiking to see the bears
Brown bear in Alaska
Alaskan bears feeding on salmon
Alaskan bears
Alaskan bears
totem poles park in Wrangell Alaska
Totem pole in Wrangell Alaska
My petroglyph art
Petroglyphs on the beach in Wrangell
Petroglyph tour in Wrangell
Beautiful Alaskan waterfront
Alaskan waters
Dinner on the deck of the SS Legacy
Sunset on the deck with my sister
Twilight in Alaska aboard the SS Legacy
Our Tlingit guide in Ketchikan
Ketchikan totem pole
Red light district in Wrangell Alaska
Cruising down the Alaskan coast
Approaching Misty Fjords!
Misty Fjords
Cocktail hour at the Misty Fjords
Waterfall in the Misty Fjords
Morning yoga on the SS Legacy deck
Abandoned mining town of Butedale
Whale breaching
Humpback whales spouting
Photographing humpback whales
photographing the whales
whales surface next to the boat
two humpback whales check out our ship
Holly learns how to tie knots with the crew
Captian Dano teaches us how to tie knots
Galley tour on the SS Legacy
Galley tour on the SS Legacy
Holly relaxes on deck in the sunshine
Cruising into Friday Harbor
Enjoying the sunshine on the SS Legacy
Heritage leader does a reenactment
Crab legs and cocktails on deck
enjoying cocktail hour on deck
Orca sighting!
Alaskan sunset
Orca lead the way down the coast
mother and baby orca
Pod of orca
At the whale museum in Friday Harbor
Gourmet salmon dinner
Stunning Alaskan Sunset
Dessert cream puff and wine
One last dip in the hot tub
Sunrise greets us in Seattle
Heading into the locks in Seattle

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