At the start of the Alaska season, we send a crew up to Patterson Lake to check on our kayaks left there over the winter. This is remote Alaska. These kayaks were helicoptered in to Patterson Lake in spring 2011, in time for our first Active Adventures on our expedition vessels. This is quite the excursion for our guests.
It was the first week of the season and here we are, back in action as if I never left last fall. I have so missed this great big land up yonder. I have wonderful stories and memories of so many places—several of the bays and inlets that we travel feel I’m returning home. Bay of Pillars is one such location.
Anticipation. Excitement. Stomach butterflies. The year’s first voyage evokes these and other emotions as crew and guests set sail for Alaska from Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal.
On Saturday, Un-Cruise Adventures partnered with Puget Soundkeeper Alliance (PSA) for the first time to clean up garbage in the ship canal. The PSA has been organizing the Spring Sweep, the largest clean up event of the year, since 2003. With our participation this year, the Ship Canal was added as a clean up destination for the first time, complementing their efforts in Lake Union, Portage Bay and Union Bay.
About once a month we’ll interview an office employee. For the first in our “Introducing” series, we’ve interviewed Sales Counselor Naomi Sture.