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This week on the Wilderness Explorer we left Sitka Saturday evening, pulled away from the dock during dinner, and motored towards the Magoun Islands-our destination for the night.
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As Relief Steward, I’m allowed the great opportunity to live on each of the ISD boats for two weeks at a time. While their Head Steward has time off the Relief Steward steps in to support the Hotel Manager to deliver exceptional service to our guests.
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Mornings are a favorite time for me here onboard the Wilderness Discoverer. Each day begins with a brisk hop up the stairs from my bunk below, to peak around the corner and see if the sky is offering liquid sunshine (aka rain), or the real deal.
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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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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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