Cruise: Day 7

Ahh! Sleeping in is so awesome. I would have slept longer if my bladder wasn’t screaming at me. Once I got up to take care of the bladder it was too late to try and get back to sleep. Drat. Today is our last full day of our vacation. We travel at sea all day…

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Cruise: Day 6

I usually learn lessons the hard way. This vacation has been no different. For the 3rd time, we’ve had to set an alarm to wake up early thanks to planning an excursion too early in the morning. Having to set an alarm while on vacation is just wrong. On our next vacation, I will not…

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Cruise: Day 5

We woke up early this morning to head out on our excursion in Skagway, AK. As we pulled in to port, it was amazing to see 3 other huge cruise ships already docked. Considering the size of Skagway, these ships will likely quadruple the city’s population. We ate breakfast via room service and headed out.…

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Cruise: Day 4

Today we got up early and headed down to the main dining hall for breakfast. The food was way better than in the buffet. I had a fantastic Western Omelet. We ended up being seated with 3 other couples, it was nice to sit and chat with some new people. Until now all our meals…

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Cruise: Day 3

This morning we stopped at Icy Strait Point. They don’t have a dock big enough for the ship so we anchor off shore and use the tenders to ferry back and forth to land. We had booked an excursion for the early afternoon, so we got up, had breakfast and took our time getting in…

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Cruise: Day 2

Day 2 on the cruise started out much later than day one. After the kids went to bed at 9pm, they didn’t wake up until after 10am this morning. The parents weren’t so lucky. Chris got up around 5, went to the gym and ran a couple miles. She woke me on her way out…

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Cruise: Day 1

After a year of waiting, the big day finally arrived. We set the alarm for 3:30 AM and started our journey towards Alaska. Actually, I would be skipping some of the fun if I didn’t mention the night before. I went online to print out our boarding passes for the flight. I didn’t have the…

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