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Hubbard Glacier, Alaska and Life Onboard Oceania Regatta

Sea days while cruising can be uneventful, relaxing days. Usually reading books, visiting the gym, refueling at the buffets, laying poolside, and shipboard organized activities fill up the day. In Alaska, things are a bit different as a pool day is not possible but the scenery outside the ship can more than make up for it. On this sea day, the Oceania Regatta sailed into Glacier Bay, part of Glacier Bay National Park,  to view the impressive Hubbard Glacier. Sailing into Glacier Bay from the Inside Passage was glorious as we were surrounded by mountains, and mostly blue, clear skies. Read More

Flying Around Juneau, Alaska

Today I did the most amazing thing ever- took a floatplane over at least 6 glaciers. The floatplane glacier tour left from the main harbor in Juneau and took us over such amazing scenery. It is common to see 5 glaciers on this tour but we were able to see a few more (including Wright Glacier) because the weather was so clear. We flew on Wings Airline from the harbor directly in front of Juneau. Taking off and landing was very smooth. I had never been on a float plane before so I did not know what to expect. Pre-takeoff Read More