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Eurodam to Alaska : We came , we saw , we photographed .

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This thread has really shown the variance in weather. Glacier Bay was rather overcast - but Ketchikan is bright & sunny.

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Tracy's Crab Shack has indeed moved to the new location you mention above, which is located right near the docks on the Juneau waterfront, not far from their previous location. Sorry you missed them:(

 

It's right across from the Visitor Center on the dock. Even though we didn't make it there this trip, I had to take a photo.!

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This thread has really shown the variance in weather. Glacier Bay was rather overcast - but Ketchikan is bright & sunny.

 

The weather in Ketchikan started out a little rainy and we saw some hail in the mountains before turning sunny later in the day , so we did see some rapid change . It reminded us of the weather in the Baltic area that we had last June .

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It's right across from the Visitor Center on the dock. Even though we didn't make it there this trip, I had to take a photo.!

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A nice photo ! Were you docked there ?

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A nice photo ! Were you docked there ?

 

I'll answer for my sister, since we cruised together:D Yes, we were docked at the Alaska Steam Dock, by the public library, and overlooking Tracy's Crab Shack.

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The Aleutian Ballad circled us just before we left Ketchikan

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As we pushed back we noticed that we had been tied to a large barge

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The barge had large collars that slid up and down the concrete pilings with the rising and falling tides . Pretty cool !

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Goodbye Ketchikan !

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It rains something like 320 days a year in Ketchichan, so any blue sky you can get is a blessing.

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It rains something like 320 days a year in Ketchichan, so any blue sky you can get is a blessing.

 

We did indeed felt blessed to have nice weather in Ketchikan and to have Stephen as our guide to show us around . :cool:

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Dinner that evening was in the Pinnacle and the featured Le Cirque

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The amuse bouche was whipped pate . Liver baby food , Yucky , but Patty likes pate so she got a double ! .

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P soup

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Somebody ate most of the meat off of the bone

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It was going to take a little while for the Souffle and the Pavlova so we asked if it could be sent to the room where we could relax .

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and enjoy the sunset's afterglow .

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What was the item in the red bowl? And were the 2 slices of meat on a plate the chateaubriand, and a shared piece? The pieces of chateaubriand used to be huge, about 2 inches thick. Actually wouldn't mind a smaller piece.

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The When and Where for our second day at sea

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It was also the second Gala night

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The day dawned gray

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for our morning latte

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Breakfast at the Pinnacle

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Joe and Pat, it looks like you are eating some good vittles on the Eurodam. Is the food comparable to the excellence found on Princess and Celebrity?

I don't sail for the food but am very pleased with the two lines I have sailed. The HAL food looks good but of course I can't taste it.

Norris

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What was the item in the red bowl? And were the 2 slices of meat on a plate the chateaubriand, and a shared piece? The pieces of chateaubriand used to be huge, about 2 inches thick. Actually wouldn't mind a smaller piece.

 

We're not sure after looking at the menu . And yes , that was the Chateaubriand which seems to be improperly named according to Wikipedia's definition :

In contemporary times, chateaubriand cuts of beef refer to "a large steak cut from the thickest part of a fillet of beef".[1]

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Joe and Pat, it looks like you are eating some good vittles on the Eurodam. Is the food comparable to the excellence found on Princess and Celebrity?

I don't sail for the food but am very pleased with the two lines I have sailed. The HAL food looks good but of course I can't taste it.

Norris

 

We think so for the most part , and you've named our three favorite cruise lines ! And like our 3 children , they all are unique and have their strong points . We did like the Pinnacle and Tamarind , but wished that we would have ordered the full breakfast on the veranda and we didn't try the Dive In , but we have heard that their burgers are good . Maybe on the Koningsdam in October . :) :D

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After breakfast we headed upstairs to see what breakfast at the Lido Market looks like

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There was a log jamb at this station

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But no line at others

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We think so for the most part , and you've named our three favorite cruise lines ! And like our 3 children , they all are unique and have their strong points . We did like the Pinnacle and Tamarind , but wished that we would have ordered the full breakfast on the veranda and we didn't try the Dive In , but we have heard that their burgers are good . Maybe on the Koningsdam in October . :) :D

 

That veranda looks so wonderful I am sure we'll have breakfast there at least once......we are 5 days from flying out of there.....very excited and each of your posts just adds to it!!! :D

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That veranda looks so wonderful I am sure we'll have breakfast there at least once......we are 5 days from flying out of there.....very excited and each of your posts just adds to it!!! :D

 

Wow the time is near , we hope you and your family have a great time !! :) :D

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We stuck our heads outside and it was raining

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In the video clip you can see smoke rising from the hot tub :

 

And so we decided just to walk around

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The indoor pool had waves in it in this clip :

 

The Crow's Nest has a coffee bar

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and is a good place to rest your brain

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