Celebrating 30 years in 15 days: Day 5–Whales, Whales, Whales

Whales at Icy Point Strait, Alaska

We spent Day 5 of our 30th anniversary trip at Icy Point Strait.  We visited the fishing village of Hoonah and ate fresh snow crab before embarking on a whale watching trip. What a glorious day!  As you can see from Steve’s pictures, the ship captain knew where to find whales.

 
We spotted whales by looking for the spray from their blow holes.

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Two whales surface together.

 

Author: Susan Elizabeth Ball

Author of the Christian fiction series Restored Hearts. Book 1, Restorations, was published in October 2010 and Book 2, Reconciliations, in October 2011.

3 thoughts on “Celebrating 30 years in 15 days: Day 5–Whales, Whales, Whales”

    1. Yes, Lenore, this was our first whale encounter. It was amazing. Later in the cruise, we did spot some whales swimming past the ship, but they were not this close. If you have an opportunity to go to Alaska, you definitely should. Between the wildlife, the mountains, and the beautiful coastline, there is always something amazing to see. Susan

  1. WOW! Even from this far away, I got a chill just looking at your photos … I always feel closer to Him when I am outside and I imagine that, in Alaska, I’d feel the closest yet!

    Wonderful … happy travels!! MJ

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