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08-09-2012
The crew of the Wilderness Explorer knows how to have fun with friendly competitions. With two innovative human powered watercrafts aboard, they decided it was time to have a race.
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08-07-2012
On a birding walk in Thomas Bay the familiar calls of Varied Thrush, Winter Wren and Common Loon greet us as our small boat lands on the mist-laden shoreline; the birds seem to be waking up to say hello.
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08-07-2012
We recently returned from our trip on Safari Endeavor, and when I tell people we were on an Alaska cruise I don’t feel like those words do it justice. I also have to follow up with: "And there were just 60 people on our boat." Not only was the group small, but the entire experience was up close and personal.
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08-06-2012
The darkness was thick, palpable, impenetrable. With the last flick of an LED headlamp, it enveloped us completely.
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08-03-2012
It was day five on board the Safari Quest, the eve of our journey into Glacier Bay National Park. As I do each and every night, I made an announcement of our itinerary for the next day to the passengers as they were enjoying their evening dessert.

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