We were Soarin’® at Epcot

Soarin' over California in IMAX hang gliding simulation

On our second afternoon at Walt Disney World Resorts, we spent some time exploring  the Epcot technology area. A highlight of our entire trip was the Soarin’® exhibit. This is a unique experience. The wait time at the entry was about an hour, with no fastpass tickets available. It was …

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Ketchikan Alaska

Creek Street, Ketchikan, Alaska

Day 8 of our Alaska journey starts with a dose of reality in the port of Ketchikan, Alaska. A cruise ship has been stranded in Ketchikan for several days, and as a result, we will be tendering to shore. There have been several cruise ship mechanical issues in recent months, …

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Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Hoonah Packing Company Buildings, Shops and Museum

Icy Strait Point, Alaska is under development as a cruise ship destination. At present, the main attraction is a large cannery building that includes an interesting museum about the salmon industry in Alaska, and some small shops in the same building. The ship tenders passengers to the pier of Chichagof …

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