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It was a perfect day for a hike. The strong dusty winds we had the previous day departed as we rounded that last bend in the Columbia River.
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On the Rivers of Adventures itinerary on the Legacy, I got a chance to go hiking at Palouse Falls State Park.
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Selfie sticks, goPro, drone cameras, Instagram, Facebook. We have a photo-centered culture. With a camera at our fingertips at all times, we’ve moved from an era of snapping a quick photo with our smartphones to taking hundreds of photos on cameras that we happen to be able to chat with our mom on. 
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The Legacy sails south through Glacier Bay, gliding through calm, polished water, cutting through the reflection of the brush stroked clouds above. A pair of wading Murrelets flick a wary glance our way, scuffling in the opposite direction and dipping under the water as if diving under the covers of a warm, woolen blanket.
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I could feel the tingly haze that engulfs the mind and body just before sleep wrapping itself around me. I welcomed the sleep.  A muffled knock at the door. My roommate shuffled to answer. I heard her say something to me. “What was that?” I mumbled as I pulled the music from my ears.  “Orcas.”

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