High tea turns out to be more about the dazzle of manicured desserts and finger sandwiches than it does the time of day.
With its myriad of bays, coves and trails, as well as its resident populations of seals, sea lions and otters - Sucia Island is a fantastic corner of the Pacific Northwest to explore.
I love being interrupted for wildlife, especially when it turns out to be three male orcas!
We were able to take our zodiac up to what felt like the edge of the glacier, and after sitting there for a few minutes, we watched as a massive chunk calved off into the icy waters below.
Everyone put down their forks and knives and grabbed their cameras once we got the word.