Round The World and other travels

A frequent flyer's collection of trip diaries

This is: Voyage of the Glaciers (2015)


1 Wed 19 Aug 2015 Travel to Dublin and do some sightseeing (Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick's Cathedral, St Stephen's Green, Trinity College)
2 Thu 20 Aug 2015 More Dublin explorations (Kilmainham Gaol) and fly to London
3 Fri 21 Aug 2015 A long day of flying: London - New York - Phoenix - Las Vegas
4 Sat 22 Aug 2015 Travel Las Vegas - Salt Lake City - Helena and visit city highlights (Montana State Capitol, St Helena's Cathedral)
5 Sun 23 Aug 2015 Drive through Glacier National Park (St Mary Lake, Sun Point, Logan Pass, Avalanche Creek, Lake McDonald) and on to Kalispell
6 Mon 24 Aug 2015 Drive via Flathead Lake, Thompson Falls, Sandpoint and Lake Pend Oreille to Spokane and explore on foot (Riverside Park, Spokane Falls)
7 Tue 25 Aug 2015 A further look around Spokane (Downtown area, St John's Cathedral), then on to Ellensburg
8 Wed 26 Aug 2015 Via the Yakima River Canyon to Mt Rainier National Park (Chinook Pass, Stevens Canyon, Paradise, White Pass), then to Yakima
9 Thu 27 Aug 2015 A brief return to Ellensburg and onwards to Snoqualmie Falls
10 Fri 28 Aug 2015 Visit Snoqualmie (Northwestern Railroad Museum) and North Bend, then onwards to Sea-Tac and Vancouver Airport
11 Sat 29 Aug 2015 Head into Vancouver, board the Grand Princess and sail out under the Lion's Gate Bridge
12 Sun 30 Aug 2015 Full day at sea, sailing the Inside Passage to Alaska
13 Mon 31 Aug 2015 Arrive Ketchikan (Historical walking tour) and set sail again
14 Tue 01 Sep 2015 Arrive Juneau (Mendenhall Glacier, scenic flight by floatplane)
15 Wed 02 Sep 2015 Arrive Skagway (White Pass & Yukon Route railway, downtown stroll, 'Ghosts and Good-time Girls' walking tour)
16 Thu 03 Sep 2015 A day in Glacier Bay (Johns Hopkins Glacier, Margerie Glacier, Grand Pacific Glacier)
17 Fri 04 Sep 2015 Full day at sea, with a visit to College Fjord
18 Sat 05 Sep 2015 Disembark at Whittier and travel to Seattle
- Sun 06 Sep 2015 Fly Seattle - Charlotte - Boston
- Mon 07 Sep 2015 Fly Boston - London - Dublin
- Tue 08 Sep 2015 Fly Dublin - Edinburgh and make my way home

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