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Re: Back from Alaska

Sounds great, welcome back.  I have a college sorority sister who lives in
Juneau and I was astounded that it can only be reached by sea and air.
Can't be approached from the land because of the glaciers.  That must be
odd.  Sounds like a fascinating place though!

On 6/21/06, Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
> I'm so glad you had a good time!  Cruises lines know the service is what
> makes their product popular!  It is great you could enjoy Alaska, too.  I
> hope Bill and I can get a chance to see it before we are too old to get
> out
> and enjoy!  I'd have loved to see the glaciers, so I'll be looking forward
> to seeing all your photos!
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 11:40 AM
> To: 'gardenchat@hort.net'
> Subject: [CHAT] Back from Alaska
> Hi all, I'm back from my cruise! Actually got back a week ago but it's
> taken
> me a while to get organized again. You wouldn't think you'd need to rest
> after a vacation would you.
> The cruise itself was very nice, those people sure know about good
> service.
> The weather was better than I could ever have hoped, it was brilliant
> sunshine from the day we sailed until the very last day, and then we were
> cruising around College Fjord looking at glaciers - somehow the
> threatening
> clouds and cold just made that better. We took a helicopter tour out of
> Juneau over some glaciers, I sat up front with the pilot, it was so cool.
> Felt like I was in a movie or something.  I put up some pix on my Yahoo
> site
> but I don't have the link with me at the moment, I'll have to send it
> later.
> The weirdest part was the daylight, you folks in the north probably
> wouldn't
> find it as weird but we sure did. About 3 days into the cruise we lost
> night
> altogether, well they said the sun did set, but we went to bed around 1100
> and got up at 400 and it was always daylight for us. Good thing we came
> home
> or I'd have real problems, I was definitely sleep-deprived.
> Anyway it was a grand time but I'm still glad to be back home. I saw lots
> of
> lush foliage in Alaska but unfortunately we never got to tour any gardens.
> Cyndi
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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