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

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Pictures are great...I love your sense of humor. We have that same book on cruising in Alaska...have read most of it in preparation for our trip in just 25 days!!!

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As the new day dawned we were treated to a glimpse of the distant Cascades beyond the Space needle .

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We grabbed breakfast at the Whole Foods buffet downstairs to prepare us for the day and get us ready for buffet etiquette aboard the Eurodam .

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We did take a short walk in the city looking for an ATM .

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There is a lot of construction going on in the city

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And we did catch a glimpse of the day's destination , somewhere under the rainbow .

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Pictures are great...I love your sense of humor. We have that same book on cruising in Alaska...have read most of it in preparation for our trip in just 25 days!!!

 

You can thank the doctor who dropped me on my head when I was born for that ! ;p

 

Will you be leaving from Seattle ? I forgot because I can't find my memory pills .

We do like the book and we also had a couple of good private guides in Victoria and Ketchikan . :) :D

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Loved the pictures & write up. We're looking forward to our Alaska cruise in Jul on the NA. Keep 'em coming.

Allan

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You can thank the doctor who dropped me on my head when I was born for that ! ;p

 

Will you be leaving from Seattle ? I forgot because I can't find my memory pills .

We do like the book and we also had a couple of good private guides in Victoria and Ketchikan . :) :D

 

 

We are going to Denali National Forest for 3 days first and then cruising from Seward to Vancouver....very excited about the trip.....I am kind of sorry we won't be in Seattle as we've never been there before....but who knows everyone says that we will love Alaska so maybe we will go again sometime!:)

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We are going to Denali National Forest for 3 days first and then cruising from Seward to Vancouver....very excited about the trip.....I am kind of sorry we won't be in Seattle as we've never been there before....but who knows everyone says that we will love Alaska so maybe we will go again sometime!:)

 

Oh yeah , that sounds great ! :) :D

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Loved the pictures & write up. We're looking forward to our Alaska cruise in Jul on the NA. Keep 'em coming.

Allan

 

 

Thanks Allan , plenty more to come !

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We had a lunch date on the Space Needle and we wanted to visit Chihuly Garden when they opened at 10 AM . It took less time than we thought that it would to walk there so we snooped around a little .

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It takes 41 seconds to ride the elevator 520 ' .

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A sculpture in the park

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As I walked around to the other side to include the sculpture in a photo with the needle I could hear some drumming . There was a drummer sitting in the pipe on the right and the smell Uncle Ike's was wafting through the air .

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At the base of the Space Needle is the Chihuly Garden

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And across from that is a Boeing Imax Theatre and the Sonic Blooms

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Pat discovered that when you stand near the flowers they emit a sound . So here she is running around showing a little girl how to do it in this video clip :

 

 

Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Gorgeous photos! Can't wait to see it in person! Thanks

 

It's really nice there and we got a tip from C.C. about the Space Needle next door . The lines for the elevator can be quite long sometimes but by eating there they give you a priority boarding . That was our next stop after the garden . I took a look at your cruise and 14 days looks really good !

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It's really nice there and we got a tip from C.C. about the Space Needle next door . The lines for the elevator can be quite long sometimes but by eating there they give you a priority boarding . That was our next stop after the garden . I took a look at your cruise and 14 days looks really good !

 

We got the same tip! Having brunch there the day before the cruise and then going to Chihuly. Yes, we stop at some very interesting ports. :)

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Thank you, thank you, thank you for those Chihuly pictures! Beautiful.

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Your pictures are gorgeous! The Chihuly blew us away with its beauty and almost surreal atmosphere.

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Your pictures are gorgeous! The Chihuly blew us away with its beauty and almost surreal atmosphere.

 

Thank you . We did enjoy our day there also , it's very unique !

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Fantastic use of the light and reflection of the glass.

 

Thanks Mic , just a few more .

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Space Needle globe reflection

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a perfect perch

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The Chandelier Walkway

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After leaving the garden we still had some time before lunch and we saw this full size totem pole in the distance before seeing the building .

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I crossed the street at the duck crossing to get a better look at it

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After rejoining Pat we both said the same thing before seeing this sign

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We had both thought of the Guggenheim which we had seen in Bilbao , Spain on our Transatlantic crossing on the Celebrity Eclipse in 2015 .

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It turns out that we don't , but we like taking photos of the building .

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A human totem pole from the photographer's viewpoint .

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The monorail passing thru .

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