Friday, June 13, 2014

Skagway and the Inside Passage

Inner Passage

Coming into Skagway

Using the life boats to be transported to shore...float planes in the background came right into port to pick up passengers.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Views from Juneau

View from Tramway going up Mount Roberts, see the eagle in the between the tram lines?

Up at the top with our ship in harbor below

After our kayak trip out to the glacier.

Glacier bay, we paddled out to the glacier in a two person kayak!

Front gate made of skis we passed along the way to Glacier Bay.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Tracy Arm Fjord and Juneau Alaska

going up Tracy Arm Fjords

This was a trip up the fjord and back down again before heading to Juneau

Everyone stayed on board and took pictures from their rooms or from the decks

We saw some good sized iceburgs

beautiful mountains and waterfalls from the Spring thaw

Me taking pictures from our balcony with our friend in the background

coming into Juneau
Tramway to Mount Roberts

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

More inside views of the Solstice

The large theater, there was also a smaller one that had a night club feel.

helicopter pad

Two story dining room

slot machines

Teen room




more seating areas

beauty shop


more of the gym

barber shop

15 floors to explore and everyone of them had something special to see!

Monday, June 9, 2014

Solstice..inside view

One of the main foyers for dance lessons and shows

One of the many bars

Our room with a king sized bed and balcony

Wine tower in main dining room

another bar

computerized poker in the casino

Indoor pool and hot tubs

Outdoor pool s and 4 hot tubs on a rainy afternoon

1/8 mile walking track

Outside bar and dining area


shopping strip with many stores

Outdoor lawn for bocce, volleyball and croquet

And so much more.....a glass blowing show from the Corning Museum, huge formal dining rooms, huge cafe' for quick meals, ice cream parlors, bakeries, spa, gym, a theater, and on on on.......I hope you get to cruise one day too. :0)